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CPA Committee Decides on Project Fund Allocation

$9.8 million to go to Affordable Housing

The Community Preservation Act (CPA) Committee had their final meeting last month on September 7th at Cambridge City Hall where committee members voted on percent allocation for Affordable Housing and projects on Open Space and Historical Preservation for the fiscal year 2017. The Cambridge public was invited to attend the meeting alongside voting committee members before the committee presented their decisions to Cambridge City Council on September 19.

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Not for Nothin' - Cambridge City Councilor David Maher

the search for a new City Manager

An interview with City Councilor David Maher on the search process for the new Cambridge City Manager, to be decided on Thursday, 9/29/16. 

9/26/2016

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Not for Nothin' - Robert Gittens, Cambridge Family and Children's Service

an interview with the Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children's Service

Susan Fleischmann interviews Robert Gittens, the new Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children's Service. 9-19-2016

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MIT fraternity welcomes freshmen with car smashing and other activities

An irreverent crash exploded next to me in the dark. I whipped my head around. My pupils quickly shrank. Big bright lights beamed down on a wrecked, pink and green graffiti painted car. Around it, three young men with sledgehammers circled. One sent his tool up into the air and crashing down once again onto the vehicle.

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Cambridge Black Lives Matter Activists Chain Themselves to City Hall

demand affordable housing

Four Cambridge Black Lives Matter activists chained themselves to the front doors of City Hall this morning to demand more affordable housing. They have unlocked themselves from the door and are now standing at the front of City Hall, still chained together, surrounded by officers from the Cambridge Police Department.  Stay tuned for updates, photos and video

 

 

 

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Using Respiratory Therapy To Treat Lung Disease

Part Two of an Investigation on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Your doctor will plan your treatment and may recommend that you meet with a respiratory therapist. These therapists evaluate and treat and care for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD. One treatment they use is pursed-lip breathing. It is a simple breathing exercise. This is valuable as you can use it anytime or anywhere.

1. Relax your neck and shoulder muscles.

2. Breathe in slowly through your nose to a count of two keeping mouth closed.

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Garden to Glass Cocktails

An Interview with Meaghan Sinclair of Booze Époque

Meaghan Sinclair of Booze Epoque at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education

By Paul Sayed

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Pokemon Go to Cambridge Common, Harvard Square

Local "Trainers" Teach Pokemon-Catching Skills to Novice Players

Cambridge residents David Tulis and Jose Negon tackle Pokemon-catching strategies in Cambridge Common and Harvard Square.

CCTV member Jose Negron and citizen journalist David Tulis spend a beautiful summer day visiting the landmarks around Cambridge Common and Harvard Square playing the new viral game, Pokemon Go. Jose, who has been a Pokemon fan for years, explains the game to David and helps him capture Pokemon characters Squirtle and Pidgey. Along the way the two come across another player all the way from Orlando, FL and get some exercise while seeing the sites around Harvard Square.

 

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Community Preservation Act Committee Seeks Public Input on Fund Allocation, Affordable Housing

Affordable housing in Cambridge remains a topic of concern for many residents.

Cambridge had their second Community Preservation Act funding meeting two weeks ago to hear the city’s recommendations for the allocation of this upcoming fiscal year’s funds. The CPA fund raised about $124.4 million dollars this year to divide between affordable housing, open space, and historic preservation projects. With housing costs rising in Cambridge, many residents and nonprofit organization leaders expressed concern over the future of affordable housing.



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NEWS FLASHES FROM THE TECHNOLOGY FRONT

Becoming Well-Adjusted Towards the Future

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