As Cambridge has become more expensive, people have moved away, replaced by residents who are not as involved with community, candidate Ronald Benjamin says. In addition, gentrification that makes minority and lower-income populations feel out of place.
Political radio talk-show host Jeffrey Santos says he has the connections and experience to collaborate with the state and neighboring city governments to improve public infrastructure and services – and will prove it as a city councillor.
MIT’s proposal to zone the 14-acre Volpe parcel in Kendall Square passed a procedural milestone Monday when the City Council was expected to forward the zoning petition for further hearings. Kind of, anyway.
Although she’s only 19, Nadya Okamoto said, she’s prepared and qualified to run for City Council, exemplifying “a new generation of rising millennials and Gen Z who are passionate about taking action and passionate about things at the grassroots level.”
Not many people came out for Tuesday’s hourlong public forum with police commissioner finalist Branville G. Bard Jr. Which is okay. It was an embarrassment.
McGovern, currently vice mayor, points to work advancing solutions on issues such as affordable housing, homelessness, income insecurity, immigrant rights and animal welfare, and his work with every sitting councillor.
Branville G. Bard Jr., the sole remaining finalist for police commissioner, introduced himself to the city Tuesday night at a small forum at the public library, saying Cambridge’s progressive policing was “not going to change under my leadership.”
Most people commenting on an affordable housing proposal Monday seemed unaware there was a lot more to the idea than just negotiating a price with a divinity school leaving for New York City.
On Tuesday, Branville G. Bard Jr., the sole candidate for the position of police commissioner, will take part in a public forum at the Public Library. Here’s one resident’s list of 10 questions he’d like to see Bard address.
The city manager has selected the finalists for Cambridge police commissioner, but is keeping them under wraps and refusing to disclose them, at least for now.