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    FY17 City Manager Budget Message & Hearing Schedule

    The FY17 Budget sets a bold agenda for the City that closely links with the priorities established by the City Council. Cambridge is a place where families should thrive – through creating and preserving affordable housing, offering diverse learning opportunities, and advancing sustainability efforts to ensure that our community remains equitable, vibrant, and resilient for generations to come.

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    Cambridge Awarded Prestigious 5-STAR Community Rating

    In March 2016, Cambridge received a 5-Star rating from STAR Communities, a national non-profit organization that recognizes and certifies sustainable communities. The city also set a new national standard as the highest scoring community to date.

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    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 30

    Cambridge residents can bring unused or unwanted prescription drugs Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to the Cambridge Police Department , 125 Sixth Street.

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    Current Board Vacancies

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

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    Bayard Rustin Service Award Nominations Sought

    Each year an award is bestowed to a member of the GLBT Community of color and/or ally who has worked to advance the civil rights of all.

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    Cambridge's Annual Holocaust Commemoration May 4

    Join us Wednesday, May 4, from 7-9 p.m., at Temple Beth Shalom, 8 Tremont St., Cambridge, as we recall all who perished during the Holocaust with an evening of music, candle lighting and remembrance.

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    Fire Hydrant Testing

    Begins May 2nd, ends June 24th

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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