A run for City Council was announced today by Paul Toner. An attorney and former Cambridge Public Schools teacher and lawyer, Toner went on to become president of the 110,000-member Massachusetts Teachers Association.
Sean Tierney, research director and legal counsel for the Joint Committee on Housing for the Massachusetts State Legislature, announced his candidacy Thursday for City Council.
A “Not-My-President’s Day” Vigil is planned for 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today at The Pit in Harvard Square by a group called Cambridge Area Stronger Together.
First-term state Rep. Mike Connolly has been appointed to serve on the Legislature’s committee overseeing housing, crucial for the communities his densely settled communities – both pressured to grow and wondering how to maintain economic diversity.
Will MacArthur, a Harvard student, recent graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and candidate for School Committee, announced his senior staff today.
Millennials must take active leadership in politics, said Warren, praising Gebru’s résumé of civic engagement and community organizing. “I’ve been a mayor for eight years and know what it takes to lead a city. At just 25, Samuel’s got it,” Warren said.
U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, a Democrat in Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District, has been appointed to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations. The committee is responsible for all of the federal government’s spending priorities.
A new candidate for City Council has emerged in Alanna Mallon, founder of the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program, a program director at the Food for Free nonprofit and former education liaison for the last mayoral term of councillor David Maher.
Local faith leaders and representatives from advocacy organizations and nonprofits will gather Saturday with Rep. Katherine Clark for a community meeting on “Moving Forward: Promoting Safety & Tolerance in Our Communities.”
It’s 357 days until the municipal elections, and the field has just begun to shape up. As of Tuesday, the city has its first challenger candidate for City Council in Samuel Gebru, who has turned his 25th birthday party Nov. 30 into a fundraiser for his campaign.