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Protesters March Into City Hall to Demand Justice for Sayed Faisal

Protesters stormed Cambridge City Hall and marched into Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui’s office Monday evening to demand answers on the police killing of Sayed Faisal, calling on city and police officials to release the names of the officers involved in the shooting.


Residents Demand Answers at Council Meeting on Police Killing of Sayed Faisal

The Cambridge Police Department attempted to quell resident outrage and address questions from activists and City Councilors at a special Cambridge City Council meeting Wednesday on the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Sayed Faisal.


Three Months In, Cambridge City Manager Huang Reaffirms Commitment to Transparency

Cambridge’s new City Manager, Yi-An Huang ’05, began his term in September pledging to improve the working relationship between his office and the Cambridge City Council. Three months in, he knows the city has a ways to go.


Cambridge City Councilors Propose Amendment to Loosen Height Limits on Affordable Housing

Just two years after the Cambridge City Council ordained the 100 Percent Affordable Housing Overlay, an ambitious zoning reform to incentivize affordable housing, a group of city councilors have introduced an amendment seeking to think bigger — literally.


Amid Resident Concerns, Cambridge City Council Calls For Traffic Solutions to One-Way Garden Street Segment

After residents raised traffic and safety concerns about a segment of Garden Street that recently became one-way due to bike lane construction, the Cambridge City Council tasked city staff to look into solutions.


Cambridge May Soon Ban Right on Red

The Cambridge City Council may soon ban right on red.


Cambridge Becomes First Massachusetts City to Fully Abolish Parking Minimums

The Cambridge City Council on Monday eliminated all minimum parking space requirements from the city’s zoning code, citing declining car ownership and the need for more open space and housing construction.


Cambridge City Council Calls on Law School to Boost Reproductive Rights Education

The Cambridge City Council called on Harvard Law School to bolster its reproductive rights education following student protests and voted to raise fees paid by commercial real estate developers toward a public fund for affordable housing.


Cambridge Set to Review City Government Structure for First Time in 80 Years

For the first time in 80 years, the City of Cambridge is launching a comprehensive review of its government structure.


Cambridge Moves Toward Creating Committees Focused on Racial Equity

The Cambridge City Council discussed plans to create a pair of committees seeking to address issues affecting the city’s Black residents during a Thursday meeting.


Yi-An Huang ’05 Begins Term as City Manager, Pledging Deeper Connection With City Council

Cambridge’s new city manager, Yi-An Huang ’05, pledged transparency and collaboration with the City Council during a Tuesday interview with The Crimson.


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