Nadeem Mazen – Muslim-American, 33 years old, two-term councillor – will not seek a third term on the City Council, and now that he’s freed from campaigning, he has critiques of how the council operates and how local campaigns operate.
Two-term city councillor Nadeem Mazen has decided not to run for reelection, becoming the second council incumbent to leave open a seat for the November election.
Our city’s affordable housing issue is a complex and emotional one, and the hard part is that there is no simple solution. But one thing I know is that Cambridge has a strong collective will, and when we put our minds and hearts to something, we find ways to get it done.
Just in time for National Bike Month – and almost a year after bicyclist Amanda Phillips was struck and killed – the city announced its redesign plans for Inman Square.
The banners of “We Were Here” are part of a larger public art initiative titled “Common Exchange” designed to showcase the Cambridge Common’s recently completed $6 million renovations and to “celebrate the notion of connectivity and pathway making.”
City Councillor Jan Devereux will hold her free reelection campaign kickoff event from 3 to 5 p.m. May 7 in Harvard Square, six months until the Nov. 7 municipal elections for City Council and School Committee.
The 15-acre riverfront Magazine Beach park got an official boost this week with a City Council request for municipal government to become a partner in its rehabilitation and “make a substantial investment” in the next phase of improvements and ongoing maintenance.
City surveillance policy debate and an MIT lab proposal raised questions Monday: How should Cambridge control digital surveillance technologies by city government? Should the City Council leave deployment of technologies to the city manager?
A City Council policy order urging the city and state to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2035 passed without discussion Monday after a rally for it was held on the steps of City Hall.
An operating budget of $605 million and capital budget of another $124.8 million arrived before city councillors Monday, getting a short introduction before a series of May meetings where line items can be explored in depth before a mid-May final vote.