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A document-shredding event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at the Central Square post office.
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.
Swing by Traffic, Parking & Transportation Department on Monday and you’ll see a line all the way up the stairs to renew expired residential parking stickers. This annual ritual should be ended.
Before budget discussions, school officials saw at least 100 teachers and staff crowd a room to show solidarity for contract negotiations and heard repeated calls to ease class sizes.
A report on local poverty stunned city councillors, showing a city where single mothers scrape by on $22,383 incomes and black and hispanic poverty soars above that for whites and Asians.
The cost of last month’s City Council election recount was $109,604.37, the city manager said, beating by far an unofficial estimate made as the recount wrapped up.
Even by the year 2030 the population of Cambridge won’t match the high of 1950, says a regional report calling for more housing in a city already grappling with growth issues.
There’s still time for community input on Cambridge’s school budget, but the window for parents or even the School Committee to have influence is small and shrinking.
The tension between worker rights, corporate profits and the high cost of living in Cambridge came up repeatedly Monday at the City Council’s first business meeting of the new term.