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2/08/16, 7:36 AM -

A Snow Emergency Parking Ban will go in effect at 10 A.M. today. City Offices, Department of Human Service Programs, and libraries are closed.  View Cambridge Snow Center for up-to-date information.

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What's New in Cambridge

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    Visit New Cambridge Snow Center Website, Sign Up for Emergency Alerts and Prepare for Winter Weather

    The City of Cambridge has launched a new Snow Center website with useful winter storm information in one convenient location.

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    Presidential Primary Mar. 1. Voter Registration Deadline Feb. 10.

    The Presidential Primary will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. For Cambridge residents not already registered, the last day to register to vote is Wednesday, Feb. 10, until 8 p.m.

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    Cambridge Affordable Housing Programs in February

    The Housing Division of the city’s Community Development Department will be holding Rental and Homeownership Information Sessions on Feb. 11 & 22. These programs are free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Police Review and Advisory Board Vacancy

    Board members provide for citizen participation in reviewing Police Department policies, practices and procedures; provide a prompt, impartial and fair investigation of complaints brought by individuals against members of Cambridge Police Department; and develop programs and strategies to promote positive police/community relations and to provide opportunities for productive discussions, improved understanding and innovative ways of resolving differences.

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    Cambridge Announces New Citizen Reporting Platform

    The City of Cambridge announced that it is joining the statewide Commonwealth Connect Program to receive non-emergency citizen requests and retiring its custom built iReport system.

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    New Portal for City Council Meeting Minutes and Agendas

    As the 2016/2017 Cambridge City Council begins its work, the City Clerk’s Office is rolling out a new legislative management tool that will allow the City to more efficiently manage how it prepares for public meetings and provide greater transparency with its citizens.

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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

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager