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MBTA Fare Hikes Event
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MBTA Proposes Fare Hikes To Start in Summer 2019

Cambridge residents discussed a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to raise fares for a range of public transportation options, including rail and bus services, by an average of 6.3 percent starting on July 1, 2019 at a public comment session Tuesday.

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Resident 2

Cambridge resident Carole Winkler shares her views regarding the proposed moratorium.

City Council Tree
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City Council Passes Legislation Protecting Trees in Cambridge

Cambridge City Council passed an amendment that will impose a one year moratorium on cutting down trees in the city as part of an ongoing conservation effort at its weekly meeting Monday. The ordinance bans permits for removing trees except in special circumstances, such as for trees classified as “dead” or “dangerous” by the city's arborist.

Council Members' Discussion
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Council Members' Discussion

Council members discuss the proposed moratorium before it goes to a vote.

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Cambridge Resident

Cambridge resident Heather Hoffman shares her opinion on the proposed moratorium with the City Council.

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Tree Removal Moratorium Vote Heads Back to City Council

The Cambridge Ordinance Committee voted to send a tree protection amendment back to the City Council at a public hearing Thursday night.

Cambridge City Hall
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City Council Delays Vote on Tree Removal Moratorium

Dozens of Cambridge residents spoke out in favor of a moratorium on cutting down trees at a City Council meeting Monday, prompting an hours-long debate.

Boston Women's March speeches
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Boston Women's March speeches

Attendees hold signs aloft as they listen to speakers at the Boston Women's March. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley delivered the keynote speech.

protester at Women's March
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protester at Women's March

Attendees at the Boston Women's March gather in Boston Common to hear speeches from leaders of various local advocacy groups including the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and the Boston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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Allstonians Call on Harvard to Support Public Dog Park

The petition proposes a number of sites between Lincoln Street, which abuts the Massachusetts Turnpike, and the Charles River. This area includes Harvard Business School and the University's athletics complexes.

Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus
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Harvard Will Form New Allston Land Company to Manage Planned Enterprise Research Campus

Business School dean Nitin Nohria will chair a governing board that will manage the new land company.

Women, Politics, and MA
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Women, Politics, and MA

Five panelists discussed ways to increase female political representation in Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon in CGIS South.

Affirmative Action Trial
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Affirmative Action Trial

A protester stands outside the courthouse where the Harvard admissions trial took place.

Capitol Building
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Mass. Candidate Pressley Talks Warren, Sexual Assault at Media Roundtable

Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.

Jay Gonzalez
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Jay Gonzalez

Gubernatorial Candidate Jay Gonzalez held a press conference at the Harvard T Stop to propose an endowment tax that would cost Harvard half a billion a year.

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