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Alert:

12/06/16, 7:09 PM -

Families and individuals impacted by the December 3, 2016 fire are encouraged to visit the City's Fire Recovery Resource Center at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd floor.

Center is open 8:30 am - 5 pm, December 7 -9.

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  • 5:30 PM, December 7, 2016

    Transit Advisory Committee

    In May 2013, the City of Cambridge established a Transit Advisory Committee to advance an agenda for a robust public transportation system for those who live and/or work in Cambridge. The committee will guide Cambridge city positions and policies regarding long term sustainable funding for transit by the Commonwealth, transit expansion, service planning for modification or expansion of bus routes, and service reliability and improvements including ways to better design our street network to prioritize bus t

  • 5:45 PM, December 7, 2016

    Sunny Cambridge Event: Making a Confident Solar Decision

    Sunny Cambridge is hosting this informational workshop about making a solar decision. This event is designed to help Sunny Cambridge participants go solar!

  • 6:00 PM, December 7, 2016

    Dudley Street Community Meeting

    Meeting to discuss improvements to Dudley Street

  • 6:00 PM, December 7, 2016

    Police Review and Advisory Board

    Regular meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board

  • 6:30 PM, December 7, 2016

    Poetry Reading: Adam Scheffler & Clint Smith

    Please join us in celebrating recent work by award-winning poets and doctoral candidates at Harvard, Adam Scheffler, author of A Dog's Life, and Clint Smith, author of Counting Descent

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What's New in Cambridge

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    Cambridge Seeking to Identify Permanent Housing for Fire Victims

    The City Manager's Office and the Mayor's Office are seeking to identify permanent rental housing for tenants and property owners displaced as a result of December 3, 2016 fire in the Wellington-Harrington Neighborhood. Any Cambridge property owner with permanent rental housing that could be offered to victims should contact the Mayor’s Office at 617-349-4321 to help us match families in need with available housing. Housing needs include both affordable and market-rate housing, with a particular need for housing with 3- or 4-bedrooms that can accommodate families.

  • Street Sweeping and Trash/Recycling Collection in Area Affected by Fire to Occur as Scheduled

    Regularly scheduled street sweeping operations will take place in District A (even side) on Wednesday, December 7th. Trash and recycling collection will also take place in the Thursday route as scheduled on Thursday, December 8th.

  • Participatory Budget Voting

    How Would You Spend $700,000 to Improve Cambridge?

    As part of the city’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) Process, Cambridge residents can vote online or at designated locations from Dec. 3-9, to help decide how to spend $700,000 of the FY18 capital budget on projects to improve Cambridge. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to participate in the PB vote.

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    Cambridge Resident Parking Permits for 2017 Now Available

    Cambridge residents are encouraged to renew 2016 Parking Permits prior to the expiration date of Jan. 31, 2017. Renew early and online to avoid delays or long walk-in lines.

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    Speed Limit Being Reduced to 25 MPH

    On Thursday, December 8th, the speed limit on City-owned streets in the City of Cambridge will be reduced to 25 Miles Per Hour (MPH), unless otherwise posted. This is an important step towards improving the safety of everyone who lives, works and visits Cambridge, and is a significant component of the City’s Vision Zero Initiative.

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    Cambridge Human Services Commission Vacancy

    The Commission advises the City Manager and the Assistant City Manager for Human Services on human services policy issues, needs assessment, and funding allocations.

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    Cambridge Hosting Three Holiday Drives this Season

    Four City departments are organizing or participating in holiday drives for those who may be alone or may need a helping hand.

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Cambridge Resources

Visiting City Hall

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

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager