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  • Officer Gives Child Bicycle Helmet

    Cambridge Police Department Announces Series of 2016 Bike Safety Month Initiatives

    National Bike Safety Month is next week and the Cambridge Police are leading or participating in a number of initiatives and events intended to increase the safety of all people who walk, bicycle, drive or walk.

  • Cover of the FY16 Budget Book

    FY17 City Manager Budget Message & Hearing Schedule

    The FY17 Budget sets a bold agenda for the City that closely links with the priorities established by the City Council. Cambridge is a place where families should thrive – through creating and preserving affordable housing, offering diverse learning opportunities, and advancing sustainability efforts to ensure that our community remains equitable, vibrant, and resilient for generations to come.

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    Cambridge's Annual Holocaust Commemoration May 4

    Join us Wednesday, May 4, from 7-9 p.m., at Temple Beth Shalom, 8 Tremont St., Cambridge, as we recall all who perished during the Holocaust with an evening of music, candle lighting and remembrance.

  • STAR Communities 5 star logo

    Cambridge Awarded Prestigious 5-STAR Community Rating

    In March 2016, Cambridge received a 5-Star rating from STAR Communities, a national non-profit organization that recognizes and certifies sustainable communities. The city also set a new national standard as the highest scoring community to date.

  • Charles River / Bridge - Photo by Bob Coe

    Current Board Vacancies

    The City is seeking to fill vacancies on several Boards and Commissions.

  • Banyard Rustin

    Bayard Rustin Service Award Nominations Sought

    Each year an award is bestowed to a member of the GLBT Community of color and/or ally who has worked to advance the civil rights of all.

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    Fire Hydrant Testing May 2 - June 24

    Residents are advised to check their water before doing laundry as hydrant testing may disturb sediment that naturally occurs in the water piping system causing water to be discolored. The discolored water may stain clothes. If laundry is stained, the Water Department can provide a wash additive to remove it.

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager