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Chapter 8: civil History. The inhabitants on the south side of the River obtain parochial privileges. their petition for incorporation as a separate town. elaborate and vigorous protest by the Selectmen of Cambridge. after long delay, Newton is incorporated, under the administration of Governor Andros. ship-building in Cambridge. Unruly dogs. Wolf. Draining of a pond in the centre of the town. Stone wall between Cambridge and Watertown. Committee to inspect families, and to prevent improper practices. encroachment on fishing rights in Menotomy River. fish officers As early as 1654, some of the inhabitants upon the south side of the River commenced a movement, which resulted, seven years afterwards, in an order of the General Court, that all who resided more than four miles from the meeting-house should be freed from contributing towards the ministry on the north side the river, so long as the south side the river shall maintain an able ministry. Mass. Col. Rec.