Friday, August 19, 2011

Cambridge will not further fight the Monteiro case

The Cambridge City Council scheduled an emergency meeting on Melvina Monteiro v. City of Cambridge for 9 am today, August 19.

Cambridge Day and Cambridge Chronicle have reported a statement from the Cambridge City Manager issued today.

The Chronicle, at, provides the text..

Cambridge Day, at, provides analysis.

The key part of the Cambridge Day report reads as follows:


The council went into a closed-door session at about 9:20 a.m. to hear from Healy; his statement was issued at about 10:50 a.m., and e-mailed shortly after 11 a.m. The meeting followed a stinging appeals court rejection of the city’s case.