Cambridge’s recycling contamination rate dropped to 4 percent last year from 11 percent in 2018, saving the city more than $100,000 for the year,
The city’s current coronavirus restrictions are extended one week to the start of Feb. 8, officials said in a Friday email.
The City of Cambridge has signed a 36-month electricity supply contract with Direct Energy for its Cambridge Community Electricity Program, begun in July 2017 to use group buying power to negotiate lower prices and increase the amount of renewable energy.
Current coronavirus restrictions on public activities are extended until at least Feb. 1, the City of Cambridge announced Tuesday.
Applications are being accepted for the 2021 City of Cambridge Scholarship for college-bound high school seniors and Cambridge residents pursuing postsecondary education.
Applications can be filed as soon as Jan. 11 for the next round of funding in the Covid-19 Housing Stabilization Program, which provides up to six months of financial help to Cambridge residents experiencing housing instability due to the economic impact of the pandemic.
The City Manager’s Task Force to Examine the Future of Public Safety in Cambridge was appointed Thursday by City Manager Louis A. DePasquale.
The city has not permitted events or gatherings through its special events process since March 16 because of the coronavirus pandemic, and this extension will make it nearly a year.
Residents 12 or older can vote on Participatory Budgeting projects from Jan 4-9 to help decide how to spend $500,000 on projects to improve the city.