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With Cambridge’s two-year terms, all six School Committee positions – along with the mayor, who leads the committee – will be up for reelection this November, but the plan has the new superintendent chosen by October.
One city councillor wants the city’s 40-plus boards and commissions to clarify yearly goals and initiatives … but exempts the council itself. That seems not very self-aware.
Formal nomination papers aren’t filed with the Election Commission until the end of July, but lawyer Kim Courtney has announced that she is running and put up an extensive website explaining her platform.
To celebrate his first year of public service, city councillor Nadeem Mazen is hosting an end-of-year fundraiser at Moksa Restaurant this Saturday evening.
It’s a little less than a year until elections, but Mayor David Maher is in full campaign donations mode – surging far ahead of any other sitting councillor by amassing a bit less than $34,190 in just a month’s time.
City councillor Dennis Carlone will host a winter fundraiser at the Middle East Restaurant from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Those who want to keep our Massachusetts roads and bridges safe for moving people and goods will vote no on Question 1, leaving a tax provision in place.
For Cantabrigians not registered to vote in the next state election, the deadline is 8 p.m. Wednesday. The election will be held Nov. 4.
As a candidate for attorney general, Tolman wants to providing economic opportunities to working families and leads on issues such as smart-gun technology.
Hearing a suggestion to re-energize the Disability Rights Project of the Civil Rights Division, Tolman took it to heart.