The City Council voted to continue a hearing wrought with passionate debate about whether “limited resource pregnancy centers” actually provide options to clients or push people away from getting abortions.
The City Council returns to regular meetings Sept. 12, with a priority for in-depth work already set: Examining disproportionate setbacks to Black Cantabrigians compared with other races, then fixing them.
A farewell party to Harvard Square’s “Pit” on Saturday – officially, Pit-A-Palooza – sparked nostalgia in several ways. The air smelled of sweat and marijuana as energetic fans surrounded a band, and there was nostalgia for a fixture of city youth since 1982.
Eye-popping examples of income and race inequality were presented last week to neighborhood groups, starting with median income levels of $158,519 for white Cantabrigian households compared with $41,423 for Black households.