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The White House has gender pay disparity? Next they’ll be saying that about about liberal Cambridge. Actually, maybe they will.
The School Committee unanimously passed a budget for next year at a balanced $156.7 million, paying for $1.6 million in new outlays with other savings.
There is a nationwide trend toward militarizing police forces, and Cambridge shouldn’t be part of it. City councillors such as Nadeem Mazen and Craig Kelley are right to push back.
Officials are embracing the idea of residents-only job fairs, and of holding hirers more accountable when they outsource employment.
The Foundry is due for more public input to decide its use, but everything from CRA involvement to private fundraising is still on the table in finding ways to pay for it.
Residents of the 2 Mount Auburn senior apartments have been taking extreme measures to survive the bitter cold permeating their building, and officials are calling on the city to help.
The Boston Marathon bombing was invoked last month by Cambridge police to get nearly a half-million dollars for a full-time bomb squad, but not at the urging of Boston Police.
His remarkable margin of victory in the “popular” vote, citywide support and being the only incumbent to increase in votes suggests that, in a typical democracy, Leland Cheung would be mayor.
Just hours after a false bomb threat forced the evacuation of Harvard buildings and locked down two public schools, the City Council shifted nearly a half-million dollars to create a full-time city bomb squad.