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District’s student mental health solution reveals loss of confidence from officials

District’s student mental health solution reveals loss of confidence from officials

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.

Not all of core faculty at Lesley University support push for unionization with SEIU

Not all of core faculty at Lesley University  support push for unionization with SEIU

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.

Tell the city what to buy with $500,000 starting Sunday in week of project vote

Tell the city what to buy with $500,000 starting Sunday in week of project vote

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.

Decade after okaying illegal liquor license, board corrects its mistake – incorrectly?

Decade after okaying illegal liquor license, board corrects its mistake – incorrectly?

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.

Domestic violence policy panel is Tuesday at Lesley, led by Congresswoman Clark

Domestic violence policy panel is Tuesday at Lesley, led by Congresswoman Clark

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.

Rebuke by ‘open government’ official leads to posting of full council minutes

Rebuke by ‘open government’ official leads to posting of full council minutes

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.

Law enforcement should protect, serve communities by fighting ordinary crime

Law enforcement should protect, serve communities by fighting ordinary crime

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.

Arranged marriages, child bride tradition changing too slowly around the world

Arranged marriages, child bride tradition changing too slowly around the world

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.

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

The weather and MBTA chief Beverly Scott’s honesty have revealed the agency’s corruption and dysfunction.

Rep. Livingstone sets March 5 office hour

State Rep. Jay Livingstone, a Democrat in the 8th Suffolk District, visits Cambridge constituents from 8:30 to 10 a.m. March 5.

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