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COVID 19 Emails

COVID 19 Emails

Sign up to receive email updates and news related to COVID-19 and reopening in Cambridge.

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CodeRED Emergency Alerts

CodeRED Emergency Alerts

An emergency notification system that allows the City to send emergency notifications to subscribers via email, text and phone calls. This service will be used in events such as snow emergencies, evacuations, large-scale water outages or other significant service disruptions.

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Citizen Observer

Citizen Observer

A service used by the Cambridge Police Department to send email and text alerts about crime and other notifications to the various neighborhoods of the City. Residents are encouraged to sign up to receive notifications for their neighborhood as well as the "CITYWIDE" group.

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Street Cleaning Reminders

Street Cleaning Reminders

Receive email or text notifications to help you remember your service schedule and to know when there is a change in schedule due to a holiday or a weather-related event for street cleaning.

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Trash, Recycling, & Compost Reminders

Trash, Recycling, & Compost Reminders

Receive email, text, or push notifications to your phone to help you remember regular service days and to know when there is a change in schedule due to a holiday or a weather-related event for curbside pickup of trash, recycling, and compost.

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Newsletters

Combined Sewer Overflows

Combined Sewer Overflows

Sign up to receive CSO alerts to the Charles River and Alewife Brook from City of Cambridge CSOs.

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Daily Updates

Daily Updates

Produced by the City Manager’s Office, this daily newsletter features City news and happenings, upcoming events and public meetings, and other important community information.

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Arts Council

Arts Council

Receive news and updates from the Cambridge Arts Council.

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Aviation Noise Updates

Aviation Noise Updates

Updates from the ongoing study by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Massport and MIT to review and analyze alternatives to spread out noise from concentrated flight paths.

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Bike Workshops

Bike Workshops

Sign up to receive bike workshop news and updates from the Cambridge Community Development Department.

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Building Professionals Newsletter

Building Professionals Newsletter

Sign up to learn about training and workshop opportunities on building performance, energy efficiency, and ways to save on utility costs. Ideal for building managers, contractors, and designers

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Active Transportation Report

Active Transportation Report

A monthly newsletter providing information about upcoming meetings, events, news, and actions related to walking, bicycling, and an active lifestyle, as well as items of general interest for transportation in Cambridge.

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Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance

Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance

Sign up to receive news and updates related to the City of Cambridge's Building Use Energy Disclosure Ordinance (BUEDO).

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Cambridge Bike Rides Announcement

Cambridge Bike Rides Announcement

Sign up for updates on free spring and fall rides, organized by the Cambridge Bicycle Committee, touring sites in the city.

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Cambridge Climate Protection Committee

Cambridge Climate Protection Committee

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Cambridge Public Space Lab

Cambridge Public Space Lab

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Development Log

Development Log

Published quarterly, the Development Log tracks larger-scale residential and commercial development projects currently in permitting or construction phases throughout Cambridge.

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Disabilities Commission

Disabilities Commission

Sign up to get interesting disability-related news, announcements, invitations, and updates delivered directly to your inbox.

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Economic Development

Economic Development

Receive news, notices and updates about resources for businesses in Cambridge.

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Energy Alliance

Energy Alliance

A monthly newsletter that shares tips and resources for helping the Cambridge community make homes and businesses more energy efficient. It also provides the latest news related to global warming, alternate energy generation and energy policy.

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Envision Cambridge

Envision Cambridge

Sign up to get the latest updates about Envision Cambridge, the community-wide process to develop a citywide plan for a more livable, sustainable, and equitable Cambridge.

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Food Trucks

Food Trucks

News and notices about the City's Food Truck Program.

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Housing

Housing

Sign up to learn about the City's affordable rental and homeownership programs and resources.

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Library Updates

Library Updates

Choose from the Cambridge Public Library's various email lists and get the news and recommendations you need from CPL.

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Net Zero Action Plan

Net Zero Action Plan

A biannual newsletter that provides updates on progress toward the Net Zero Action Plan, which sets a pathway to enable Cambridge to become a carbon-neutral community by 2050.

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Nineteenth Amendment Centennial

Nineteenth Amendment Centennial

Receive news and updates about the City’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s passage, when women won the right to vote.

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Open Space Planning

Open Space Planning

Updates on the future growth and development of Cambridge's open space system

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PARK(ing) Day Newsletter

PARK(ing) Day Newsletter

Updates and information to help you learn more about PARKING(ing) Day

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Participatory Budgeting

Participatory Budgeting

Connect with Participatory Budgeting online to get the latest updates and to learn more about how community members can directly decide how to spend part of the capital budget.

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Recycle, Compost, and Trash Newsletter

Recycle, Compost, and Trash Newsletter

Monthly newsletter with the latest information about recycling and composting as well as tips about how you can do your part to help achieve our goal of zero waste.

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Transit Bulletin

Transit Bulletin

A monthly newsletter detailing Transit Advisory Committee notices and sharing local transit news, events, and initiatives.

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Project Updates

Fairmont / Rockwell / Laurel / Kelly Sidewalk Improvements Project

Fairmont / Rockwell / Laurel / Kelly Sidewalk Improvements Project

Receive updates on the Fairmont/Rockwell/Laurel/Kelly Sidewalk Improvements Project from the Dept. of Public Works.

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Belmont St Reconstruction Project

Belmont St Reconstruction Project

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Bicycle Plan 2020

Bicycle Plan 2020

The City is beginning the process for Bicycle Plan 2020, an update to the Bicycle Plan released in 2015. Sign up to receive updates and opportunities to get involved.

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Cherry St Lot

Cherry St Lot

Sign up for updates on the public process to decide the future use of the lot at 35 Cherry Street.

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Chestnut Street Reconstruct Project

Chestnut Street Reconstruct Project

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City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Upgrades

City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Upgrades

Receive updates on the City Hall Annex Entry Plaza accessibility upgrades from the Dept. of Public Works.

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Cottage & Lopez Drainage Improvements Project

Cottage & Lopez Drainage Improvements Project

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Dodge Street Reconstruction Project

Dodge Street Reconstruction Project

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East Cambridge Parks

East Cambridge Parks

Sign up to receive updates about the design and construction of Binney Street Park, Rogers Street Park, and Triangle Park in East Cambridge.

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Elm St Reconstruction Project

Elm St Reconstruction Project

Sign up for updates about this street and sidewalk reconstruction project.

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First St Garage

First St Garage

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Franklin St. Reconstruction Project

Franklin St. Reconstruction Project

Receive updates on the Franklin St. Reconstruction Project from the Dept. of Public Works.

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Glacken Field

Glacken Field

The City is planning to upgrade the two playing fields into two new Little League fields as well as renovate the Tot Lot and waterplay area.

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Gore St. and Rufo Rd. Reconstruction Project

Gore St. and Rufo Rd. Reconstruction Project

In conjunction with the Gore St. Utility Construction project the City plans to install new sidewalks and resurface Gore St. and Rufo Rd.

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Grand Junction Greenway

Grand Junction Greenway

Sign up for updates on The Grand Junction path, a proposed multi-use path running alongside the existing tracks in the Grand Junction corridor in Cambridge from the Boston University Bridge to Somerville.

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Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza

Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza

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Inman Square Improvements Project

Inman Square Improvements Project

Sign up to receive alerts on this project focusing on safety and operational issues of Inman Square.

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Inner Mt. Auburn Corridor Safety Improvement Project

Inner Mt. Auburn Corridor Safety Improvement Project

Quick-build project improve safety and efficiency along Mt. Auburn St. from JFK St. to Putnam Ave.

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Our Cambridge Street: A Community Plan

Our Cambridge Street: A Community Plan

Sign up for updates on the year-long community engagement process to develop a shared vision for the future of the dynamic and distinct segment of Cambridge Street that stretches from Lechmere Station to the heart of Inman Square.

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Palmer Street

Palmer Street

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Park Ave Reconstruction Project

Park Ave Reconstruction Project

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Peabody School Playground

Peabody School Playground

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River St Infrastructure & Streetscape Design

River St Infrastructure & Streetscape Design

Sign up for updates on the River St project to upgrade sewer, stormwater, and water infrastructure as well as surface design.

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Sennott Park Renovation Project

Sennott Park Renovation Project

Updates on the City's repairs and modest improvements to Sennott Park in The Port neighborhood.

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Sherman St. Crossing Upgrades

Sherman St. Crossing Upgrades

Sign up to get news and updates from the City about the Sherman Street Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Upgrades.

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Sixth St. Reconstruction Project

Sixth St. Reconstruction Project

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The Foundry

The Foundry

Sign up for updates on The Foundry Building at 101 Rogers Street

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The Port Infrastructure Improvements Project

The Port Infrastructure Improvements Project

Receive updates on The Port Infrastructure Improvements Project from the Dept. of Public Works.

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Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park

A new City park will be built at 71 Rogers Street (formerly Rogers Street Park). Sign up to receive email updates about this park project.

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Tobin Montessori & Vassal Lane Upper Schools Project

Tobin Montessori & Vassal Lane Upper Schools Project

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Watertown-Cambridge Greenway

Watertown-Cambridge Greenway

Sign up for updates on the Watertown-Cambridge Greenway Project, an effort launched to create a multi-use pathway and greenway.

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Webster Ave Reconstruction Project

Webster Ave Reconstruction Project

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Willard St. Drainage Improvements Project

Willard St. Drainage Improvements Project

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