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  • 10:00 AM, December 1, 2015

    Ordinance Committee

    Ordinance Committee

  • 5:30 PM, December 1, 2015

    Ordinance Committee

    Ordinance Committee

  • 5:30 PM, December 1, 2015

    Citizen's Committee on Civic Unity

    Regular meeting

  • 5:30 PM, December 1, 2015

    Tree Hearing

    NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING Removal of Public Shade Trees City of Cambridge, Department of Public Works Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, Sections 3 and 4, a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 5:30 pm at 147 Hampshire St, Cambridge, Mass., to consider the removal of the following public tree(s): 1. Dunster Street (even side between Mass Ave. and Mt Auburn St.) – Removal of 11 pear trees (9.5”, 10.8”, 11.7”, 12.3”, 10.3”, 13.9”, 14.6”, 12”, 7.4”, 5.2”, and

  • 7:00 PM, December 1, 2015

    Planning Board Meeting

    Regularly scheduled Planning Board Meeting

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What's New in Cambridge

  • Participatory Budget Voting

    How Would You Spend $600,000 to Improve Cambridge?

    As part of the city’s second Participatory Budgeting Process, Cambridge residents age 12 and older are invited to vote online or at designated locations from Dec. 5-12, to help decide how to spend $600,000 of the FY17 capital budget.

  • Cambridge Prepares for the Inevitable Effects of Global Climate Change

    The City of Cambridge is planning ahead and preparing for the inevitable effects of global climate change and this new report outlines the City’s vulnerabilities to rising temperatures and increasing precipitation.

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    Current Board and Commission Vacancies

    The City is seeking to fill vacancies on the Living Wage Advisory Board and the newly created Open Data Review Board.

  • Boston Skyline by Bob Coe

    Help Us Name the Citywide Plan

    Cambridge strives to be a city that is livable, sustainable, and equitable not just for the current generation, but also for generations to come. Toward this end, the City is embarking on a citywide comprehensive planning process to create a shared vision for the city and its future.

  • Early Childhood Image

    Early Childhood Task Force Report 2015

    Under the leadership of the City Manager and the Superintendent of Schools, a dedicated group of task force members has developed a set of recommendations to the City and Schools to build an early childhood system with the vision that all children in Cambridge receive high quality early education and care from birth through third grade. As a result, all children enter school ready to thrive academically, socially, emotionally and continue to do so through third grade and beyond.

  • 2016 Resident Permit by Holly Donaldson

    2016 Resident and Visitor Parking Permits Now Available

    Although current permits do not expire until Jan. 31, 2016, residents are encouraged to renew online early to avoid delays.

  • Jackson Gardens

    Affordable Rental and Homeownership Information Sessions Dec. 2

    Three sessions will be held at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. at Cambridge City Hall Annex, 2nd Floor Community Room, 344 Broadway.

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager