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Throughout the world, 14 million girls are married by force before they turn 18. Abolishing this practice will not happen overnight, but minds are evolving, even in the communities most affected.
The weather and MBTA chief Beverly Scott’s honesty have revealed the agency’s corruption and dysfunction.
State Rep. Jay Livingstone, a Democrat in the 8th Suffolk District, visits Cambridge constituents from 8:30 to 10 a.m. March 5.
State Rep. Dave Rogers will meet constituents from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 21 at Verna’s Coffee & Donut Shop in North Cambridge.
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.
State Rep. Jon Hecht plans open office hours from 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in Huron Village and March 3 in North Cambridge.
Jan Devereux of the Fresh Pond Residents Alliance said in a Monday announcement she is running for office, after never thinking she’d “see the word ‘politician’ next to my name.”
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.
State Rep. Dave Rogers will meet constituents from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Verna’s Coffee & Donut Shop in North Cambridge.
Two of our longest-serving city councillors – Mayor David Maher and state Rep. Tim Toomey – argued in favor of being a rubber stamp to the city manager on his power to appoint, against their own oversight powers and city law.