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  • 8:30 AM, May 30, 2016

    'A Long Walk with No Destination' at Gallery 344

    A Long Walk with No Destination – the work of Lisa Houck at Cambridge Arts Gallery 344. Exhibition on view through July 1, 2016.

  • 8:30 AM, May 31, 2016

    'A Long Walk with No Destination' at Gallery 344

    A Long Walk with No Destination – the work of Lisa Houck at Cambridge Arts Gallery 344. Exhibition on view through July 1, 2016.

  • 6:00 PM, May 31, 2016

    Housing Committee

    Housing Committee

  • 8:30 AM, June 1, 2016

    'A Long Walk with No Destination' at Gallery 344

    A Long Walk with No Destination – the work of Lisa Houck at Cambridge Arts Gallery 344. Exhibition on view through July 1, 2016.

  • 5:30 PM, June 1, 2016

    Tree Hearing

    NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING Removal of Public Shade Trees City of Cambridge, Department of Public Works Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, Sections 3 and 4, a public hearing will be held on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the DPW main conference room at 147 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, Mass., to consider the removal of the following public tree(s): 1. 158 Spring Street (on Fulkerson St) – Removal of 11” Norway maple due to structural issues and streetscape improvements. 2

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What's New in Cambridge

  • Memorial Day Flags

    Memorial Day Events Cancelled; City Offices Closed

    The Cambridge Veterans' Organization (CVO) and Cambridge Veterans' Services have cancelled their annual Memorial Day Parade and Observance on Monday, May 30, 2016 due to the predicted weather. City of Cambridge buildings will be closed for the holiday and trash/recycling pickup will be one day behind for the remainder of the week.

  • 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.

  • Report Cover for 2015 BEUDO Report

    First Year of Energy Benchmarking Ordinance

    The City of Cambridge Community Development Department today released a summary report and compliance map describing the results from the first year of mandatory energy and water use reporting

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Charles River / Bridge - Photo by Bob Coe

    Current Board Vacancies

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

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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