Cambridge City Council

NLX officials hope train is operational by 2015 By Rachel Kytonen Ken Buehler, chair of the technical advisory committee for Northern Lights Express, wants the community to know the passenger rail project is moving forward. Buehler, a volunteer with NLX, explained the continued need for the project during the Cambridge City Council meeting Monday, March [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen Northbound Liquor, the municipal liquor store for the city of Cambridge, has contributed over $300,000  per year to the city’s general fund the past three years. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Monday, March 5, Northbound Liquor Manager Terry Baar gave an update regarding the liquor store. Baar explained Northbound Liquor has [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen The magic number is $17,000. That is what the Friends of the Cambridge Public Library is asking for from the city of Cambridge to cover a budget shortfall. Karen Lee, treasurer of the Friends of the Cambridge Public Library, explained during the council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Cambridge Library is dealing [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen City of Cambridge residents hoping to get an in-depth look at how city government works will soon have their chance. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 6, intern Karla Filibeck presented information on Citizens’ Academies that are currently being offered in other cities. Filibeck explained citizens’ academies are a public [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen The Cambridge Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining 60.5 miles of streets, over 1,300 storm sewer catch basins and 3,555 street signs. During his annual report, Public Works Director Steve Wegwerth informed the Cambridge City Council during its Jan. 17 meeting about the job duties and responsibilities of the public works [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen The Cambridge City Council learned about sewer service issues at a local restaurant during its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3. Utilities Director Todd Schwab explained city staff was contacted by Ron Nelson, owner of Sideline’s Sports Bar and Grill, regarding sewer service that services the bathrooms at his restaurant located at 138 2nd [...]

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