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Samuel P. Goldston

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Memorial Drive Weekend Closure Rollback Prompts Criticism From Local Residents, Harvard Students

Weekend closures of Memorial Drive will return April 30, but only on Sundays, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced Monday — despite resident calls to maintain the full weekend closures of the past three years.

Cambridge City Council Contemplates Police Body Cameras, Passes Alternative Emergency Response Measure

The Cambridge City Council discussed the implementation of police body cameras and the third-party review of the Cambridge Police Department’s policies and practices at a council meeting Monday.

Cambridge City Councilors, Residents Weigh Alternative Responses to Mental Health-Related 911 Calls

Cambridge city councilors and local residents considered a proposed alternative to police responding to mental health-related 911 calls and discussed whether officers should patrol the Cambridge Housing Authority’s L.B. Johnson Apartments at their weekly meeting Monday.

Cambridge City Council Approves Flood Resilience Standards, Memorial Drive Closure Extension

Cambridge city councilors approved new amendments to local flood resilience standards and continued debate on the weekend traffic closings on Memorial Drive at a City Council meeting Monday.

Harvard Affiliates, Cambridge Resident Debate Memorial Drive Traffic Closure at City Council Meeting

Cambridge residents and councilors passionately debated weekend traffic closures on Memorial Drive at a Cambridge City Council meeting Monday.