CityView Winter 2021-22

CityView Winter Front Cover

The CityView Winter 2021-22 Newsletter was mailed to over 54,000 households in the City of Cambridge and is now available online in multiple languages:

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Highlights in this issue include:

Community Learning Center Offers Free Classes to Adult Learners

  • These include English classes, Citizenship courses, Computer Skills classes, and others.
  • This is a safe and welcoming place for people of all cultures and backgrounds.
  • Participants can access childcare, employment resources, housing assistance.

The City of Cambridge has a Plan to help Fight Climate Change

  • Climate change risks come from increasing temperatures, precipitation, and rising sea levels.

Winter Weather Tips and Reminders

  • Property owners are responsible for shoveling snow and removing ice from sidewalks.
  • When the city declares a snow emergency, updates are available online from the Cambridge Snow Center at Cambridgema.gov/snow

City will Distribute Free New Rolling Trash Carts to Residential Buildings this Spring

  • Carts will be provided to residential buildings that currently receive curbside collection services from the city.
  • Do not overfill trash barrels and place food waste in compost carts. You can request a free compost cart and kitchen bin at Cambridgema.gov/compost.

Consider Volunteering on a City Board or Commission

  • Serving on a board or commission can be a great way to contribute to the quality of life of your community.
  • The city hopes to improve the diversity of its boards and commissions to interact effectively with individuals from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

The Hive at Cambridge Public Library Offers Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Learning

  • Programs offer free, hands-on learning opportunities, resources for projects, and a chance for creative collaboration.
  • The Hive is part of the city’s larger STEAM Initiative that offers free and easy access to STEAM learning for all to Cambridge residents.

How Would You Spend $1 Million to Improve Cambridge?

  • Through the Participatory Budgeting program, Cambridge residents can vote on projects to improve Cambridge from December 3-12, 2021 at pb.cambridgema.gov

Cambridge Public Health Department Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster

  • All three COVID-19 vaccines work well to prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death. Learn more at Cambridgema.gov/vaccine
  • A booster shot is an additional dose of a vaccine that can help improve the immune system.
  • Eligible children, teens, and young adults are especially encouraged to get vaccinated.

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Also in this Issue:

  • Improvements to Port Neighborhood will help with Flooding Issues and Improve Streets and Sidewalks
  • Renew Your Resident Parking Permit before March 30, 2022 at www.Cambridgema.gov/rpp
  • Cambridge Fire Marine Unit Provides Water Emergency Response Capabilities
  • New Safety Improvements on Massachusetts Avenue include Separated Bike Lanes
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