City Clerk's Office

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The City Clerk is the official record keeper for the City of Cambridge. Records kept by the Office of the City Clerk include vital statistics (including birth, marriage, domestic partnerships and death) and business and professional certificates.



Beginning April 27, 2020, live captioning of Cambridge City Council meetings will be available through CART (communication access realtime translation) in order to provide communication access for viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing. To access the CART livestream, click here. Note: text will not appear in the CART window until the City Council meeting begins. For questions or concerns related to CART, contact Kate Thurman at


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