Although she’s only 19, Nadya Okamoto said, she’s prepared and qualified to run for City Council, exemplifying “a new generation of rising millennials and Gen Z who are passionate about taking action and passionate about things at the grassroots level.”
A forum on early childhood education with state Sen. Sal DiDomenico and School Committee candidate Fran Cronin is planned for June 27 in East Cambridge.
With several thousand new housing units due in the Alewife, NorthPoint and Kendall Square neighborhoods, School Committee members noted that if even 10 percent of those units have one child, that’s easily two schools’ worth of students.
Not many people came out for Tuesday’s hourlong public forum with police commissioner finalist Branville G. Bard Jr. Which is okay. It was an embarrassment.
Like many candidates for City Council, Gwen Volmar has affordable housing at the top of her platform. She learned firsthand how difficult it can be to live in Cambridge when moving here 10 years ago, and now helps others struggling with the cost and paperwork.
McGovern, currently vice mayor, points to work advancing solutions on issues such as affordable housing, homelessness, income insecurity, immigrant rights and animal welfare, and his work with every sitting councillor.
In this political climate, hate speech is becoming common. And there has been an uptick of the use of the N-word, even from the mouths of people one would not expect.
Olivia D’Ambrosio became interested in running for City Council when Donald Trump was elected president, but almost as electrifying was another experience more specific to Cambridge: exploring the housing market.
The city manager has selected the finalists for Cambridge police commissioner, but is keeping them under wraps and refusing to disclose them, at least for now.
A decades-old conflict in the Middle East was marked Monday in Cambridge, as a Palestinian rights group gathered at City Hall for a rally and marched down Massachusetts Avenue to Harvard Square.