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Alert:

6/24/16, 11:59 AM -

Please be advised of traffic delays in Central Square on Friday, June 24, between 6 p.m. and Midnight as people gather for the City’s annual Dance Party.  Mass. Ave., between Prospect and Bigelow streets, will be closed to traffic from 7 p.m. - Midnight.  MBTA #1 Bus Line will terminate in Central Square at 6 p.m. and is expected to resume full service by Midnight. 

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  • Intersection of Cambridge Street and Hampshire Street, Inman Square, Cambridge

    Inman Sq Traffic Study Presentation

    The Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Department has been working on a traffic study of the Inman Square intersection, with the goal of addressing safety and congestion issues raised by the community. The Department held a community meeting on June 22 to present the initial results.

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    Community Learning Center Graduates 42 from Adult Education Classes

    Cambridge congratulates the 42 graduates from the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Adult Secondary Education (ASE) and Bridge to College Transition programs who received certificates of completion.

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    Parking Garage Rate Increases

    Hourly rates for City parking garages set to increase on July 1st, 2016.

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    Final Remarks: A Conversation with City Manager Richard C. Rossi

    Join us for this inaugural Cambridge Talks event Wednesday, June 29, 6-8 p.m., at Cambridge Public Library. City Manager Richard C. Rossi, who will be retiring later this year, will share his personal reflections, thoughts on the city’s future, and advice to his successor.

  • 2016 Annual Crime Report

    Cambridge Police Department's 2015 Annual Crime Report Highlights Historically Low Levels

    Crime in the City of Cambridge dropped for the fifth consecutive year and to the lowest levels since 1963, according to the 2015 Annual Crime Report published by the Cambridge Police Department’s Crime Analysis Unit.

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    How Would You Spend $700,000 to Improve Cambridge?

    The City of Cambridge recently kicked off Cambridge's third Participatory Budgeting cycle, so put on your thinking caps and tell us how you would spend $700,000 on one-time capital projects to improve the community! We are collecting ideas from June 1 through July 31, 2016.

  • Lafayette Square during the day with pedestrians

    Living Wage Survey

    Cambridge business owners: give us your feedback on a new living wage program.

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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