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Nov 24, 2015
PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY,I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON COMMITTEE REPORT #4, AND ANY OTHER AGENDA ITEMS THAT RELATES TO HOMELESSNESS. ON OCTOBER 20TH.,2015, I SENT A PROPOSAL VIA, E-MAIL TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, AND TO THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE. THE PROPOSAL WAS A REQUEST AND ENCOURAGEMENT, FOR THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO PRODUCE AN...
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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-...
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Oct 22, 2015
Nov. 1 We Matter: Housing...
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Nov 12, 2015
PEACE BE UNTO YOU, HELLO EVERYBODY, I’M HASSON RASHID, I RESIDE AT 820 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE. MY PUBLIC COMMENT IS ON “WAITING REPORT LIST” ITEM 14-147. IN REGARDS TO STREAMING THE CITY’S PROCESS AND TECHNOLOGY, FOR APPLYING TO MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC RECORDS LAW REQUEST. RECENTLY THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS GETS 67 OR D+ IN THE STATE INTEGRITY INVESTIGATION, CONDUCTED BY “THE CENTER...
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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...
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!!! #...
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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...
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...
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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-...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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
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...
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.
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
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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...
Oct 30, 2015
The most recent school committee candidate forum recorded in Cambridge on October 22, 2015.
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

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