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  • Welcome to Cambridge

    Cambridge: Who We Are and How We Got Here

    Join us for a special presentation on May 26 on the dynamic demographics of Cambridge and how the diverse community we love came to be.

  • Memorial Day Flags

    Memorial Day Observance and City Closure

    Cambridge Veterans' Organization and Cambridge Veterans' Services will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade and Observance Monday, May 30, with a cannon salute and parade at 9:30 a.m., from Cambridge Common through Harvard Square, up Mount Auburn St. to Coolidge Ave, concluding at Cambridge Cemetery. Please note that City buildings will be closed for the holiday and trash/recycling pickup will be one day behind.

  • Peoples Sculpture Racing

    37th Annual River Festival

    Join Cambridge Arts Saturday, June 4 from 11am-6pm on the East Cambridge waterfront for an exuberant celebration of the arts.

  • Residents walking and biking on the street and sidewalk

    City's 5 Year Street and Sidewalk Plan

    The Department of Public Works has updated the City’s 5 Year Street and Sidewalk Plan. This plan assumes $4.5 million per year for street and sidewalk reconstruction.The City’s approach emphasizes streets designed and operated for everyone.

  • Charles River / Bridge - Photo by Bob Coe

    Current Board Vacancies

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

  • Participatory Budgeting Real Money, Real Projects, Real Power

    Cambridge Launches Third Participatory Budgeting Cycle

    Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. For this next process, the City will set aside $700,000 for capital projects to improve the community.

  • 2016 City Scholarship Recipients

    2016 City Scholarship Recipients Honored

    The City of Cambridge hosted a special ceremony to honor the recipients of the 2016 City of Cambridge Scholarship. This year, the City awarded 80 scholarships totaling $200,000 to Cambridge high school seniors and others pursuing higher education.

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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