Cambridge police use their fists and nightsticks, as well as pepper spray, and some have pointed guns at suspects who turned out to be unarmed. Officers ordered people out of a car at gunpoint and handcuffed them – in a case of mistaken identity. It’s all in their use-of-force reports.
Public meetings this week look at the city’ credit ratings, zoning plans and whether to add affordable housing to a city parking lot in West Cambridge; services for students; neighborhood group representation and the goals of Envision Cambridge; and a possible condo conversion fee.
In the latest twist in the state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution program, Cambridge Health Alliance stopped offering its patients first doses of vaccine Wednesday at the same time other hospitals resumed inviting their patients to get a shot. As usual, there was no explanation.