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  • 7:00 PM, December 1, 2015

    Planning Board Meeting

    Regularly scheduled Planning Board Meeting

  • 5:30 PM, December 2, 2015

    Transit Advisory Committee

    In May 2013, the City of Cambridge established a Transit Advisory Committee to advance an agenda for a robust public transportation system for those who live and/or work in Cambridge. The committee will guide Cambridge city positions and policies regarding long term sustainable funding for transit by the Commonwealth, transit expansion, service planning for modification or expansion of bus routes, and service reliability and improvements including ways to better design our street network to prioritize bus t

  • 6:00 PM, December 2, 2015

    Police Review and Advisory Board

    Regular meeting of the Police Review & Advisory Board

  • 6:00 PM, December 2, 2015

    A Business Guide to Google Analytics

    Learn to make data driven decision with Google Analytics.

  • 6:30 PM, December 2, 2015

    Parker Street Reconstruction Project Community Meeting

    The City of Cambridge has received requests from residents for traffic calming on Parker Street, and city staff would like to work with residents to discuss possible physical changes to the road that could be incorporated in this project to slow vehicles and increase pedestrian safety.

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What's New in Cambridge

  • Participatory Budget Voting

    How Would You Spend $600,000 to Improve Cambridge?

    As part of the city’s second Participatory Budgeting Process, Cambridge residents age 12 and older are invited to vote online or at designated locations from Dec. 5-12, to help decide how to spend $600,000 of the FY17 capital budget.

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    Cambridge Prepares for the Inevitable Effects of Global Climate Change

    The City of Cambridge is planning ahead and preparing for the inevitable effects of global climate change and this new report outlines the City’s vulnerabilities to rising temperatures and increasing precipitation.

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    Current Board and Commission Vacancies

    The City is seeking to fill vacancies on the Living Wage Advisory Board and the newly created Open Data Review Board.

  • Boston Skyline by Bob Coe

    Help Us Name the Citywide Plan

    Cambridge strives to be a city that is livable, sustainable, and equitable not just for the current generation, but also for generations to come. Toward this end, the City is embarking on a citywide comprehensive planning process to create a shared vision for the city and its future.

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    Early Childhood Task Force Report 2015

    Under the leadership of the City Manager and the Superintendent of Schools, a dedicated group of task force members has developed a set of recommendations to the City and Schools to build an early childhood system with the vision that all children in Cambridge receive high quality early education and care from birth through third grade. As a result, all children enter school ready to thrive academically, socially, emotionally and continue to do so through third grade and beyond.

  • 2016 Resident Permit by Holly Donaldson

    2016 Resident and Visitor Parking Permits Now Available

    Although current permits do not expire until Jan. 31, 2016, residents are encouraged to renew online early to avoid delays.

  • Jackson Gardens

    Affordable Rental and Homeownership Information Sessions Dec. 2

    Three sessions will be held at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. at Cambridge City Hall Annex, 2nd Floor Community Room, 344 Broadway.

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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