There are several candidate forums coming up to help voters figure out their choices in the Nov. 3 election, including seven scheduled through Oct. 20.
It’s good that Cambridge has finally updated and raised developer “linkage” fees, but it has to be taken in context with actions from years past and with what else is being done on affordable housing. The council hasn’t been effective in addressing a housing crisis.
The fall ritual of approving the city’s property tax rate collided Monday with the fast-approaching November election and ongoing debate over the city’s affordable housing crisis, dragging out an inevitable, unanimous approval of a 3.8 percent property tax levy.
State Rep. Jay Livingstone, a Democrat in the 8th Suffolk District made up of parts of Cambridge and Boston, plans an office hour from 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 30.
If you “would have helped the Jews” in the Holocaust yet are indifferent to the Syrian crisis, you might want to rethink your stance on the Holocaust. More than likely, however, you are simply unaware of the scope of the problem in Syria, or what it really means.
Combined, proposals by councillors David Maher and Tim Toomey would scrap two of the remaining 13 council meetings and turn four into roundtables. That makes it more important to pay attention to what happens in the meeting time that remains.
Two Unity Slate candidates for reelection to the City Council have campaign events Thursday in two city squares.
A free educational forum on the Open Meeting Law and its requirements will be held Sept. 17 to educate the public and governmental officials, said Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office.
Mike Connolly launches his campaign for the City Council at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square.
It’s very difficult to understand the City Council’s leadership on regulating taxis and on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft.