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911 Disability Indicator Program

The disability indicator program is voluntary for both the community and its residents. The disability indicator form was created by a group of several different organizations representing the mobility, hearing, speech and sight impaired communities.

Emergency Communications617-349-6911

Absentee Voting

If you will be absent from Cambridge on Election Day or have a religious belief or disability that would prevent you from voting that day, you vote by Absentee Ballot.

Election Commission617-349-4361

Afterschool Programs

Our Afterschool program is designed to build children’s social skills and enhance their school-day learning. Children engage in developmentally appropriate project-based learning curriculum, both individually and in groups.

Human Service Programs617-349-6200

Alcohol License

Annual Alcohol License fall into two categories, Retail On-Premise for restaurants, hotels & clubs and Retail Off-Premise for package stores and markets. Both are issued by the License Commission in conjunction with the State's Alcohol Beverage Control Commission (ABCC). Retail On-Premise is governed by both Massachusetts General Law ch. 138, sec. 12 and Cambridge Regulations. Retail Off-Premise is governed by both Massachusetts General Law ch. 138, sec. 15 and Cambridge Regulations. The process for applying for a license takes a minimum of eight to ten weeks.


Annual Business Income and Expense Filing

The Annual Business Income & Expense Filing refers to the written return of information to determine the actual fair cash valuation of income producing property.


Annual City Census

The City of Cambridge is required by state law (MGL Chapter 51 Section 4), to conduct an annual census of all residents 3 years of age and older.

Election Commission617-349-4361

Annual Dog License

State law requires that all dogs over 6 months have a current dog license. The dog license period in Cambridge runs from April 1 to March 31.

Animal Commission617-349-4376

Annual Entertainment License

Annual Entertainment Licenses are issued by the Cambridge License Commission.


Annual Exempt Organization Forms

Annual Exempt Organization Forms (State Tax Form 3ABC) should be filed annually by charitable, benevolent, educational, literary, religious, scientific, or temperance organizations and trusts owning real or personal property on January 1, for which they claim exemption for the fiscal year that begins the next July 1.


Annual Personal Property Filing

Annual Personal Property Filing is a state required form notifying the Assessor's Office of all business equipment, furniture, fixtures and sales inventory for each year.

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