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Cambridge InsideOut for May 31, 2016

All the latest in Cambridge civics, politics, government and more ...

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Cambridge InsideOut for May 24, 2016

All the latest in Cambridge civics, government, politics and elections

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C'Port Neighborhood Association Meeting

Recollections of old times

Jefferson Gardner

Stories of days gone by in Cambridge were a highlight of the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday evening, May 10 at the Central Square Library. Photo: Jefferson Gardner opened the event with a rendition of “My Favorite Things” by Richard Rodgers, from The Sound of Music. On the wall behind him is a display of historic photos of the city.

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Rebecca Brodie is running to be the first woman Middlesex Sheriff

She is running against incumbent and former state House rep. Peter Koutoujian

Rebecca Brodie aims to be first woman sheriff of Middlesex County

Rebecca Brodie wants to take apart and reassemble one of the country’s oldest law enforcement establishments — the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office. Enthusiastic and passionate, Brodie is preparing for the sheriff’s elections this fall, running as the first ever woman candidate for the position.

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Cambridge InsideOut for April 5, 2016

All the latest in Cambridge civics, politics, government and more ...

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Cambridge Takes a 21st Century Approach to Policing

But Could It be at the Cost of our Privacy?

On Dec. 10, 2015, City Manager Richard C. Rossi announced the city of Cambridge’s enrollment in former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic initiative to change the way decisions are made by city government to be more driven by data. The program is called “What Works Cities” and is providing support to 21 cities across America with a hope to include up to 100 cities by 2017.

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Expert Panel Launches “Envisioning Cambridge” at the Main Public Library

On the eve of February 11, in the auditorium of the Cambridge Main Public Library, Envisioning Cambridge was formally launched – not with a bang but with a low sounding hmm and wow.

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Cambridge InsideOut for March 22, 2016

All the latest in Cambridge civics, politics, government and more ...

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Cambridge Uncovered, Ep. 14: "Teens on Politics: Election 2016"

In "Teens on Politics: Election 2016," the 14th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia coordinator Frank Morris interviews four Cambridge teens in a discussion centered around their political views, their knowledge of the U.S. presidential candidates, the roles race and gender have played in the current election cycle, and the issues most important to the youths' future. Shoot date: March 16, 2016. Premiere date: March 21, 2016.

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City Manager Rich Rossi Will Not Seek a New Contract

has worked for the City of Cambridge for 45 years

City Manager Rich Rossi announced today that he will not seek another contract when his current one expires on June 30, 2016.  For more information, see the Cambridge Civic Journal.