Cambridge City Council
Cambridge Council Housing Committee Discusses Affordable Housing Expansion Plan
Cambridge City Council’s Housing Committee met Wednesday to discuss proposals to loosen height restrictions and increase floor space in affordable housing.
City Council Committees Discuss Laboratory Zoning and Affordable Housing
The Economic Development and University Relations committees of the Cambridge City Council held a joint discussion to form recommendations on a laboratory zoning petition and a related policy order Tuesday afternoon.
Harvard-Affiliated Consulting Group to Conduct ‘Equity Audit’ of Cambridge Schools’ Budgeting Process
The Cambridge City Council and Cambridge School Committee discussed plans for an “equity audit” by a Harvard-affiliated consulting group at a joint budget meeting Monday.
Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal
Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.
Residents Discuss Turning Central Square Home Into Cultural Center at City Council Meeting
The Cambridge City Council discussed a proposal to create a new arts center in Central Square in a Monday meeting that was later disrupted by protesters and moved online.
Residents Demand Answers at Council Meeting on Police Killing of Sayed Faisal
The Cambridge Police Department attempted to quell resident outrage and address questions from activists and City Councilors at a special Cambridge City Council meeting Wednesday on the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.
After Fatal Shooting of Sayed Faisal, Cambridge Residents Seek Answers at City Council Meeting
Cambridge residents expressed outrage at the fatal shooting of a college student by Cambridge police at Monday’s city council meeting, an hour after a large protest outside the City Hall.
Three Months In, Cambridge City Manager Huang Reaffirms Commitment to Transparency
Cambridge’s new City Manager, Yi-An Huang ’05, began his term in September pledging to improve the working relationship between his office and the Cambridge City Council. Three months in, he knows the city has a ways to go.
Cambridge Officials Discuss Homelessness, Rise in Crime and Substance Abuse in Central Square
Cambridge officials on Tuesday discussed the city’s efforts to address homelessness in Central Square, where overdoses and some types of crime have risen over the last four years.
Cambridge City Councilors Propose Amendment to Loosen Height Limits on Affordable Housing
Just two years after the Cambridge City Council ordained the 100 Percent Affordable Housing Overlay, an ambitious zoning reform to incentivize affordable housing, a group of city councilors have introduced an amendment seeking to think bigger — literally.
Cambridge City Council Calls for Higher Salaries for Harvard Clerical, Technical Workers
The Cambridge City Council unanimously adopted a resolution last week urging Harvard to raise the salaries of its clerical and technical workers to keep up with the pace of inflation and rising costs of living.
Amid Resident Concerns, Cambridge City Council Calls For Traffic Solutions to One-Way Garden Street Segment
After residents raised traffic and safety concerns about a segment of Garden Street that recently became one-way due to bike lane construction, the Cambridge City Council tasked city staff to look into solutions.
Cambridge City Council Meeting
The Cambridge City Council met in the Sullivan Chamber on Monday evening for their weekly meeting.
Cambridge May Soon Ban Right on Red
The Cambridge City Council may soon ban right on red.