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  • Alewife Wetland

    Alewife Stormwater Wetland Project Named Public Works Project of the Year

    Cambridge’s Alewife Stormwater Wetland project demonstrates how innovative approaches to science, engineering and ecology can concurrently resolve infrastructure problems, enhance the environment and provide open-space resources to the community.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Vacancies

    The BZA meets twice a month on Thursday evenings to review applications for variances and special permits in accordance with Cambridge Zoning Ordinance. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services.

  • Exterior View of the Foundry Building

    Foundry Update

    As part of the Predevelopment Phase for the Foundry Project, the City and the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (“ the CRA”) are continuing to conduct community outreach, to develop the mission and program for the building, and research on development and finance options as well as continuing to explore collaboration with the CRA on these issues. Read the latest update from the City on this project.

  • Sassy the Dog in Car

    Never Leave Pets Alone in a Parked Vehicle During Hot Weather

    The Cambridge Animal Commission urges pet owners to think twice when bringing pets in the car, especially with the hot days of August and September still ahead of us. It is best to leave pets at home if you are running errands and would potentially have to leave your pet in the car.

  • FOCRLS Mentoring Program for CRLS Alumni

    New Mentoring Program for Recent CRLS Alumni

    The new Alumni and Community mentoring program strives to improve the college and career success of recent Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS) alumni by matching them with more experienced alumni and Cambridge community members who share their career interests.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Current Board Vacancies

    The City of Cambridge encourages and promotes involvement by residents in the decision-making process through participation in a variety of boards and commissions.

  • Image of the LED Streetlight

    City Installing New LED Streetlights

    Over the coming months, Cambridge residents will start to see the old style streetlights systematically replaced with new LED lights.

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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