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There were moments of palpable frustration at a special meeting on the budget Wednesday from some School Committee members, teachers and the public, particularly about the district’s burgeoning social and emotional issues.
Thirty-eight Lesley instructors say they are concerned that the current media discussion profiles only a small percentage of core faculty members, several with limited experience at the university.
Voting begins Sunday to direct spending of a half-million dollars on projects citywide, with 20 options starting as small as $7,000 and getting as big as a $350,000 amphitheater in Danehy Park.
A business granted an improper license by city and state officials a decade ago has been approved for renewals of the illegal license every year since, even while those city officials rejected similar applications.
The role of early education in preventing domestic violence and the role of federal funding and oversight are among the topics assured a hearing Tuesday at a free panel.
On Tuesday, the City Clerk’s Office began making the minutes of City Council meetings available online. Getting historical minutes online is in the works.
True, the ACLU did not single out Cambridge in a report on police militarization in the Commonwealth. This does not mean Cambridge has no cause for concern.
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.