The death of bicyclists or pedestrians are no “accidents” when they are struck at intersections known to be lethal. It is only a matter of time before another preventable tragedy happens at one of several dangerous intersections in Cambridge, unless we take steps now.
Don’t let anyone tell you not to vote in the upcoming presidential election, or any election. And if you think Internet phenomenon and millennial comedy and podcast guru Dan Harmon did, take it from me: He did not.
Three City Council candidates ruffled feathers at the body’s sole meeting of the summer, two accusing the city of enforcing laws selectively and another pointing out a lesser double standard: who gets to eat and drink in historic City Hall chambers.
I am in touch with Cambridge youth. I have seen kids who were smart and qualified to go to college unable to go because they could not get the necessary funding. A mind is a terrible thing to waste, yet in Cambridge, with all its resources, it happens too often.
The Board of Election Commissioners seeks applications from people interested in working at polling locations throughout the city on Election Day. Workers are compensated at a rate of $14.95 to $16.95 an hour depending the position assigned.
There are 24 candidates for City Council and 11 candidates for School Committee that can run in November elections, as of a Monday meeting of the Election Commission that certified nomination signatures for candidates.
With two days left to turn in nomination signatures to run for City Council or the School Committee, there were another dozen candidates certified Wednesday by the Election Commission – all but four for the council.
Activist and attorney Mike Connolly declared his candidacy for City Council on Thursday – his second run for public office after opting out of a council bid two years ago and coming in second in a challenge to Tim Toomey for his 26th Middlesex District seat.
Midway through the month when City Council and School Committee candidates can pick up their nomination papers and must file them, election commissioners certified signatures from a dozen council hopefuls and eight potential committee members.
City Council candidate Minka vanBeuzekom announced today that her campaign will be managed by Nora Gay, a longtime Cambridge resident with a successful record of organizing grassroots campaigns.