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Cambridge hiring process stirs emotions

The selection of the deputy city manager to replace long-time city manager Robert Healy has drawn a mix of praise and dismay in Cambridge, with some residents sharply criticizing the City Council for failing to conduct a broader search.

“I’ve never been so angry about something the council has done,” said Carolyn Mieth, a former Planning Board member who is active in city affairs. “They’ve known for years the public wanted a broad search, but they just chose the easiest thing for them.”

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