Cambridge Community Television is inviting residents into its studios July 20 to be part of a video letter to the next city manager, but first comes “Final Remarks: A Conversation with City Manager Richard C. Rossi” from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Main Library.
City councillors agreed to explore publicly funded “clean elections” in a Monday vote, a potential step toward ending the ugliness of recent municipal election seasons and a cause for division and suspicion among residents and officials.
Residents interested in filling a vacancy on the Cambridge Water Board should apply by July 1.
The City Council approved a $1.4 million “friendly” eminent domain taking of 859 Massachusetts Ave. at Monday’s meeting. The building was home to the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, which moved out in mid-May.
State Rep. Jon Hecht, a Democrat in the 29th Middlesex District made up of parts of Cambridge and Watertown, plans an open office hours in Cambridge in June.
A largely easygoing, policy-focused forum between incumbent Pat Jehlen and the challenger for her state Senate seat, Leland Cheung, became a spirited debate when the issue of charter schools was raised – bringing the only direct back-and-forth of the event.
The candidates for the Second Middlesex Senate District – incumbent Pat Jehlen and challenger Leland Cheung, a Cambridge city councillor – plan to debate Wednesday in Porter Square.
In an attempt to garner broad input in the search for a new city manager, 19 public focus groups have been scheduled for the eight days starting Thursday.
Expected to meet in September or October – shortly before Americans vote to embrace or repudiate Trump’s campaign – the Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship is to be a guide to support services and fight prejudice and discrimination.
On paper, the story could not be better: Win or lose, Anthony Weiner was going to get a second chance at political life as cameras rolled. But what this documentary became is something darker and more alluring than what the filmmakers could have imagined.