Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Cambridge is a part of greater Boston. It was named in honour of Cambridge, England, the town where its founding fathers had studied.

It has approximately 100,000 residents and approximately 200,000 jobs.

Government: Cambridge has a 9-member City Council, and a 9-member School Committee. The councilors and school committee members are elected every two years using Single transfer voting Proportional representation. The mayor is elected by the city councillors, from amongst themselves. The mayor also sits on the School Committee.

Higher Education: Cambridge is home to many universities:

Links:

Official City Page: http://www.ci.cambridge.ma.us/