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  • 10:00 AM, August 2, 2016

    Polystyrene Ordinance Info Session

    The Polystyrene Ordinance, which goes into effect October 20, 2016, prohibits food establishments from dispensing prepared food or beverage in single-use disposable polystyrene containers. To learn more and find alternatives, we encourage you to attend one of the two information sessions hosted by DPW.

  • 5:30 PM, August 3, 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, August 3rd, 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. 2 Bedford St (on Porter St) – Removal of 15.8” Norway maple due to structural issues. 2. 84 Aberdeen Ave – Removal of 39

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