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Nov 9, 2015 Peace Be Unto You, On Thursday November 12, the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic relations (CAIR-MA) will Join a coalition of Muslim advocacy groups at the first annual "Muslim Day on the Hill" at Massachusetts State House, in Boston, Mass. The event will provide Muslims voters with an opportunity to meet their state legislators and advocate for legislation of importance... more
Nov 9, 2015 A petition requesting an amendment of downtown zoning to allow a medical marijuana dispensary at 1001 Massachusetts Avenue will be presented at tonight’s regular City Council meeting, according to a message circulated by Councilor Craig Kelley this morning. The proposed location is roughly midway between Central Square and Harvard Square. The petition says that Milford Medicinals, Inc., already... more
Nov 8, 2015 Initial analyses of the recent City Council election tended to reflect the confidence of the incumbents, and the history of incumbents losing elections in Cambridge is quite thin. In the last decade or so, the names of Ken Reeves, Katherine Triantafillou, and Minka van Beuzukom come to mind. Like Congressional races, incumbents are usually re-elected more than 95% of the time. Most... more
Nov 5, 2015 This is a reminder that the event is next Tuesday, November 10th. Registration begins at 9:00am and the speaking portion kicks-off at 9:30am. For more information on Housing Day, including priorities and an agenda, please visit the event page: https://www.chapa.org/event/HousingDay2015. Your also invited to participate in a webinar this Friday, November 6th, from 11:00am-12:00pm. During the... more
Nov 4, 2015 Preliminary Cambridge election results for the City Council and the School Committee were announced late last night following a vote count (photo, above) in the Citywide Senior Center at 806 Massachusetts Avenue. CCTV’s “Cambridge InsideOut” co-hosts Robert Winters and Susana Segat provided live coverage. According to this count, all the incumbents in the City Council contest were re-elected... more
Nov 3, 2015 Peace Be Unto You, My Public Comment at Cambridge, MA City Hall Meeting (11/2/2015). Peace Be Unto You, Hello Everybody, I’m Hasson Rashid, I reside at 820 Massachusetts Avenue, my Public Comment is on “Communication” Agenda Item # 4; “Charter Right” Item # 2, and “Awaiting Report” Item #s 15-84. Since Cambridge, MA is in the process of developing or recalibrating a “Ten Year Plan to End... more
Nov 1, 2015 Original Post : https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/354291 ) The election campaign in Cambridge continues "up to the wire" of Tuesday November 3. Here is a list of the City Council candidate forums and sponsoring organizations : October 6 Ward 6 Democratic Committee ..... October 7 East Cambridge Planning Team Part 1; Part 2 on October 13 ..... October 14 Green Cambridge ........ more
Oct 31, 2015 As November 3 approaches, the Cambridge election cycle will wind up for the year – although there are still two or three more days for last-minute surprises. Local politics continues in the shadow of national events, and in particular the Republican primary. The shame of four months of Donald Trump as front runner has diminished the prestige of the Presidency, while adding to the sharp level... more
Oct 30, 2015 This was a private event for candidates to discuss issues of race. Cambridge Community Television recorded this event on on October 18, 2015. more
Oct 30, 2015 Porter Square Neighbors Association and Agassiz Neighborhood Council teamed up to present this city council candidates forum, recorded on October 20, 2015. more
Oct 30, 2015 The most recent school committee candidate forum recorded in Cambridge on October 22, 2015. more
Oct 22, 2015 Nov. 1 We Matter: Housing & Jobs Rally! October 22, 2015 - 8:39pm Come out for a Black Lives Matter rally with a focus on affordable housing and jobs in Cambridge. Force the City Council and School Committee candidates to talk about REAL affordable housing. Force the candidates to take steps towards securing jobs for Cambridge residents. RSVP at the link below!https://www.facebook.com/events... more
Oct 22, 2015 Come out for a Black Lives Matter rally with a focus on affordable housing and jobs in Cambridge. Force the City Council and School Committee candidates to talk about REAL affordable housing. Force the candidates to take steps towards securing jobs for Cambridge residents. RSVP at the link below!https://www.facebook.com/events/1641747372781204/ STAND UP! The CITY SYSTEM IS GUILTY!!! #... more
Oct 20, 2015 PEACE BE UNTO YOU: HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. TODAY MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON COMMUNICATION’S REPORT ITEM #2; COMMITTEE REPORT ITEM # 4; CITY MANAGER’S AGENDA ITEM #25, AND AWAITING REPORT ITEM # 15-64, AND ANY OF THE OTHER AGENDA ITEMS THAT DEAL WITH ISSUES IN OUR JURISDICTION’S HOMELESSNESS AND POVERTY SECTOR AND MOSAIC. THE CITY’S PROPOSED UP-ZONING... more
Oct 13, 2015 CCTV is committed to making sure that every Cambridge voter has the information to make an informed decision. This begins with the invitation to each candidate to record their personal statements (soon to be published below), and continues with the documentation of candidate forums throughout election season (links to all programs so far are below). Finally on November 7, CCTV will broadcast live... more
Oct 1, 2015 This campaign piece was recorded by Cambridge Community Television in an effort to educate its viewers on their choices in the upcoming election on November 3, 2015. You can see all of CCTV's candidate videos here:http://www.cctvcambridge.org/candidates more
Oct 1, 2015 This campaign piece was recorded by Cambridge Community Television in an effort to educate its viewers on their choices in the upcoming election on November 3, 2015. You can see all of CCTV's candidate videos here:http://www.cctvcambridge.org/candidates more
Oct 1, 2015 This campaign piece was recorded by Cambridge Community Television in an effort to educate its viewers on their choices in the upcoming election on November 3, 2015. You can see all of CCTV's candidate videos here:http://www.cctvcambridge.org/candidates more
Oct 1, 2015 This campaign piece was recorded by Cambridge Community Television in an effort to educate its viewers on their choices in the upcoming election on November 3, 2015. You can see all of CCTV's candidate videos here:http://www.cctvcambridge.org/candidates more
Sep 30, 2015 SEPTEMBER 28,2015 PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY,I’M HASSON RASHID, RESIDING AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON CITY MANAGER’S AGENDA’S ITEM# 1,2, AND COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORT ITEM#2. THE CITY BELONGS TO ALL OF IT’S CITIZENRY AND RSIDENTS, THAT INCLUDE THE HOMELESS SECTOR AND MOSAIC, AS WELL AS OTHER LOW INCOME POPULATIONS TOO. IN LOOKING AT THE LIST OF NEW... more
Sep 24, 2015 ON SEPTEMBER 23,2015 THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING, TO DISCUSS THE PETITION FILED BY THE CAMBRIDGE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (CRA), TO AMEND THE ZONING ORDINANCES IN THE KENDALL SQUARE URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AREA (KSURP), AND TO AMEND THE MXD DISTRICT IN KENDALL SQUARE, TO REFLECT THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE PLAN. I SPOKE AND GAVE PUBLIC COMMENT AT THIS... more

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