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10/20/16, 10:58 AM -

Memorial Drive will be closed Sat/Sun, Oct. 22-23, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., for the Head of the Charles Regatta. Also Sidney St from Franklin to Pacific St, and Franklin St, from Brookline to Sidney St will be closed Oct. 23 for Superhero 5K from 8:30-10 a.m.

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What's New in Cambridge

  • Cambridge Shred Day

    Free Document Shredding Oct. 22

    The City of Cambridge in collaboration with other local partners is offering a free document shredding opportunity for Cambridge residents only Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in front of Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, rain or shine.

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    Cambridge Flu Clinics

    Cambridge residents can receive a seasonal flu shot at the Cambridge Public Health Department’s annual flu clinics this fall. While there is no charge to the public for flu shots, the health department asks that people with health insurance bring their cards with them. Nasal spray vaccine will not be offered this year due to concerns about its effectiveness.

  • Envision Cambridge Working Group

    Volunteers Sought for Envision Cambridge Working Groups

    The City of Cambridge is seeking volunteers to serve on four, newly formed Envision Cambridge Working Groups on Housing, Climate and Environment, Economic Development, and Transportation.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Current Board Vacancies

    The City of Cambridge is currently seeking to fill vacancies on the Human Rights Commission and on the Recycling Advisory Committee.

  • Lapel pins that say "Early Voting"

    Early Voting Comes to Massachusetts

    The Cambridge Election Commission is excited to announce that all registered voters will be able vote before Election Day for the first time ever in Massachusetts. Early voting will begin on October 24th and continue through November 4th, 2016.

  • Woman holding a small "open" sign

    Cambridge Business Development Workshops

    Thinking about starting a business? Interested in learning new tools to grow your current business? Take a workshop!

  • View overlooking the Fresh Pond Reservoir.

    Cambridge Begins Temporary MWRA Water Usage

    Based on the current reservoir levels and the need to maintain the operability of the water treatment plant, CWD will begin introducing MWRA water into Cambridge’s system starting Tuesday, October 11th.

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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

Lisa C. Peterson
Acting City Manager