National Consumer Protection Week



Cambridge Consumers’ Council Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week 2013!

Please join us in celebrating National Consumer Protection Week 2013 by participating in the following events:

Information Sharing Events!

Come meet the Cambridge Consumers' Council staff to learn about different initiatives the agency is working on for the upcoming year. Consumers can also stop by for self-help information or to pick up educational material concerning various consumer topics!

Monday, Mar. 4 ● 11 AM – 1 PM ● Central Square Post Office, 770 Massachusetts Avenue

Thursday, March 7 ● 11 AM – 1 PM ● Harvard Square Post Office, 125 Mount Auburn

Friday, March 8 ● 11 AM – 1 PM ● Porter Square Post Office, 1953 Massachusetts Avenue

Link to CCC National Consumer Protection Week Flier (PDF)

Free Public Shredding Returns to the City of Cambridge!

In celebration of National Consumer Protection Week 2013, the Cambridge Consumers’ Council, working in cooperation with the United States Postal Service, is pleased to offer FREE DOCUMENT SHREDDING on Saturday, March 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., outside of the Central Square Post Office, 770 Mass. Ave.

The free event – held snow, rain or shine – will provide an opportunity for the public to securely dispose of personal and confidential paper documents. Documents will be destroyed on the spot in a highly advanced technical mobile shredding truck. Ten minute drop-off parking will be available on Massachusetts Avenue (Between Sellers & Pleasant Street), Pleasant Street (Between Mass. Ave & Green Street),and Inman Street (Between Mass. Ave & Bishop Allen Drive).

Please contact the CCC's Consumer Information and Public Assistance Hotline with any questions at 617.349.6150 or




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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