Posted in April 2012

Op-Ed: Citizens United Decision is Poisonous to our Democracy

In the recent “Citizens United” ruling, the U.S Supreme Court gave corporations and unions the same political speech rights as individuals under the First Amendment. The Court ruled that there was no basis for prohibiting corporations and unions from using their general treasury funds to make election-related independent expenditures. Citizens United has unleashed an unprecedented amount … Continue reading »

Cambridge Fire Hydrant Maintenance to Begin April 30th

The Cambridge Water and Fire Departments will begin their regular testing and maintenance of the city’s fire hydrants on April 30th. Water main flushing will also be conducted during the same time period. Fire hydrant testing is performed annually to ensure that fire hydrants are in working condition, and to identify those hydrants that need … Continue reading »

East Cambridge Crime Prevention Meeting

Please see the flyer below for information about the next East Cambridge community crime prevention meeting: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 6:30 PM East End House 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 Join us for a discussion with local officers about crime in our community, including a review of the most recent Community Crime Report! We … Continue reading »