Bradshaw is new Cambridge mayor; Cephas, Harrington join council

CAMBRIDGE — Months-long campaigns came to an end on Tuesday night, when polls closed and the final votes were cast for mayor and commissioners from Wards 2 and 3. Challenger Andrew Bradshaw beat three-term incumbent mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley, 1,643 votes to 1,219, or 57.41 percent to 42.59 percent.In Ward 2, Lajan Cephas unseated incumbent Donald […]

Deadline approaches to mail Cambridge ballots

CAMBRIDGE – The Post Office had received 1,490 ballots for Cambridge runoff elections as of Nov. 18. City Council seats from Wards 2 and 3, as well the mayor’s post, are being contested. Citizens should mail their ballots in by this Saturday to reduce the risk of not arriving in time, a statement from City Manager […]

Cambridge elections: Record is set with almost 3,000 votes cast

Mayor Jackson-Stanley and Bradshaw head to runoff; Incumbent Cannon falls to Cephas CAMBRIDGE — Preliminary results from Saturday’s city election were released at 11:53 p.m., as a total of 2,939 citizens voted in the mayoral race and 2,787 on commissioners. “This more than triples the turnout from the 2016 election,” a statement from the city […]

Letter to the Editor: Examining Cambridge housing

Cambridge housing was cited as the top issue by virtually every candidate in recent League of Women Voter forums where each candidate was provided a platform to answer questions from the community. There are no simple solutions. The League of Women Voters left a report on Cambridge housing in 1969 in the time capsule opened […]

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 30, 2020

Dear Candidates, Judges, and Elected Officials: Citizens have been receiving their ballot since Saturday. We learned this morning the voter mailing list included 51 names of ineligible people under the age of 18.We will be sending a letter out to all 51 asking each to destroy the ballot. I spoke to John at TrueBallot this […]

Bradshaw announces campaign for Cambridge mayor

CAMBRIDGE — Andrew Bradshaw announced on Wednesday afternoon his decision to run for mayor in the upcoming Cambridge municipal election. Bradshaw is a lifelong resident of the Cambridge area, having been raised by his grandparents, Faye and Roy, just outside the city in the Jacktown area. He is the 2007 salutatorian of Chesapeake Christian School, […]