How and why did Bernie Sanders choose to lend his support to candidates in the upcoming City Council race? In questioning Sanders’ decision, “Democratic activists” question the validity of his vision for meaningful grassroots change at the local level.
I fully support the candidates endorsed by the A Better Cambridge group and believe they will implement the right strategies and work together to ensure that Cambridge remains an inclusive community.
Though a long design and permitting process is ahead, MIT’s redevelopment of the 14-acre Volpe site in Kendall Square won its zoning late Monday from the City Council.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for progressive candidates running for City Council, the Board of Alderman and school district leadership in Somerville and Cambridge on Monday, speaking to a packed house about reclaiming U.S. government from the 1 Percent.
Because some would rather sacrifice the affordable housing and other community benefits to advance a very narrow agenda, we’ve decided reluctantly to raise our concerns in a more public way about the jeopardy we see for the fate of the current Volpe proposal.
There’s a lot on the table as city councillors gather for a final review of MIT’s proposed remake of the federal Volpe center in Kendall Square, with a sweetened list of community benefits that lists 950 new grad student beds – depending who’s doing the math.
Our Revolution Cambridge, the local chapter of a political movement springing from Bernie Sanders’ run for president, announced its endorsements for City Council: Dennis Carlone, Jan Devereux, Sumbul Siddiqui, Vatsady Sivongxay and Quinton Zondervan.
The Cambridge Residents Alliance announced its endorsements of five candidates for election to the City Council in Nov. 7 voting: incumbents Dennis Carlone and Jan Devereux and challengers Sumbul Siddiqui, Vatsady Sivongxay and Quinton Zondervan.
Minds were blown at a roundtable on early childhood education as David Maher, former mayor and longtime city councillor doing double duty as president of the city’s Chamber of Commerce, warned against innovation because, you know, gentrification.
A Better Cambridge, a citywide citizens group that advocates “smart-growth” policies that will build homes and keep real estate prices manageable, has endorsed six candidates for City Council.