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as of Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:53 AM

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Cambridge Fire DepartmentCambridge Fire Department: A visual exhibition celebrating 184 years of service
8:30am, August 15 – 5:00pm, September 30 at Cambridge Arts Gallery 344, 344 Broadway, 2nd Floor

The exhibit explores the incredibly varied aspects of the past 184 years of service provided by the Cambridge Fire Department. The installation contains stories of famous fires, the evolution of the department, people, and equipment through text, photos, and an artistic display using materials found at the Fire Houses.

Gallery 344 is free and open to the public.

Sun, Sept 25

10:00am   Paddy's Cambridge Classic 5k  (starts at Paddy's - 260 Walden Street)

This race benefits the young girls of Cambridge. The Cambridge Girls Softball League and the Title IX Girls Running club are the recipients of the Funds from the race. Both of these great organizations work on team building, athletic skills, and strengthen the connection among physical, mental and social well-being of girls.

10:00am   Cambridge Bow Tie Ride  (Meet at Main Library)

Join us for the 9th annual Bow Tie Ride! Sign up with your email to receive ride news updates.

Mon, Sept 26

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

6:30pm   The City Council will conduct a public hearing to discuss the property tax rate classification. (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Sept 28

3:30pm   The City Council's Health and Environment Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the ongoing drought and the impact on the Cambridge water supply, what restrictions on water use may be appropriate to consider and what public outreach is needed on water conservation measures.  (Sullivan Chamber)

6:00pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the redesign of the Out of Town News Kiosk in Harvard Square.  (Sullivan Chamber)

6:00-8:00pm   Envision Cambridge Advisory Committee meeting  (City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 4th Floor Conference Room)

Thurs, Sept 29

5:30pm   Special City Council meeting to vote on next City Manager  (Sullivan Chamber)

Special City Council Meeting to vote on extending an offer to a finalist for the position of City Manager. Additionally, the City Council may meet in Executive Session to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with the prospective City Manager or to conduct contract negotiations with the prospective City Manager.


Wed, Oct 5

5:30pm   The City Council's Ordinance Committee will conduct a public hearing on the refiled petition to amend the Zoning Map in the Riverside Neighborhood from the existing Residence C-1 to Residence C within the area bounded by Franklin Street, River Street and Putnam Avenue. The most significant changes would be that the allowed Floor Area Ratio would decrease from 0.75 to 0.60, the required lot area per dwelling unit would increase from 1,500 to 1,800 square feet, and the open space requirement would increase from 30% to 36% of a lot. This hearing to be televised. (Sullivan Chamber)

Thurs, Oct 6

6:00pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will meet for an undisclosed purpose.  (Basement Conference Room, 831 Mass. Ave.)

Mon, Oct 17

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Oct 18

5:30pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will conduct a public hearing to discuss the work of the first phase of the Broadband Taskforce.  (Sullivan Chamber)

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

Wed, Oct 19

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

5:00pm   The City Council's Housing Committee will meet for an undisclosed purpose.  (Sullivan Chamber)

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Community Room)

[Meeting Agenda and supporting materials]

Mon, Oct 24

5:30pm   City Council Roundtable/Working Meeting to discuss issues relating to charter schools (per Order of Sept 19). No public comment. No votes will be taken. Meeting will not be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Oct 25

6:00pm   The City Council's Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee will meet for an undisclosed purpose.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Oct 26

5:30pm   The City Council's Public Safety Committee and Housing Committee will meet jointly for an undisclosed purpose.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Oct 31

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Tues, Nov 1

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

Mon, Nov 7

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Nov 9

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Nov 14

5:30pm   City Council Roundtable meeting to discuss Envision Cambridge. No public comment. No votes will be taken. Meeting will not be televised.  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Nov 15

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

Wed, Nov 16

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Community Room)

[Meeting Agenda and supporting materials]

6:00-8:00pm   Envision Cambridge Advisory Committee meeting  (City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 4th Floor Conference Room)

Mon, Nov 21

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Nov 28

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Dec 5

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Dec 6

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

Mon, Dec 12

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Wed, Dec 14

8:00am   Recycling Advisory Committee  (Sullivan Chamber, City Hall)

Mon, Dec 19

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Tues, Dec 20

6:00pm   School Committee meeting  (Attles Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway)

Wed, Dec 21

5:30pm   Cambridge Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting  (Police Station, 125 Sixth St., First Floor Community Room)

[Meeting Agenda and supporting materials]


Mon, Jan 9

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 23

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Jan 30

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Feb 6

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Feb 13

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Feb 27

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Mar 6

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 13

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 20

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Mar 27

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


Mon, Apr 3

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)

Mon, Apr 24

5:30pm   City Council meeting  (Sullivan Chamber)


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