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Notes from Underground

For people in Wigglesworth the 12:45 train into Harvard Square is an annoying shudder coming up from the basement. But

How Dumb Is Gerry Ford?

P EOPLE HAVE BEEN wondering about Gerry Ford's brains since he got into politics. When he first ran for Congress

Outpost of Industrialism

P ATERSON, NEW JERSEY is a place that inspires people. It inspired poets Allan Ginsberg and William Carlos Williams, it

Republican Incumbent Buckley Tops Sullivan for Sheriff Post

Incumbent Republican John J. Buckley won a close victory yesterday over Democratic challenger Mayor Walter J. Sullivan in the contest

Buckley, Sullivan Vie in Close Race For County Sheriff

Incumbent Republican John J. Buckley and Cambridge Mayor Walter J. Sullivan were locked in a close battle for the post

Council Declares Housing Project Emergency

The city council last night unanimously declared a state of emergency in Cambridge and asked the governor to assign state

Maybe Times Used to be Better

T HERE'S A CERTAIN danger in looking backwards at an event, or a place. Descriptions of real problems seem to

The Town Comes to Circus

W HEN YOU'RE running a circus, the point of the business is to get the customers excited, but not too

Check and Mate

There are really only two types of chessplayers. There are the masters, grand, international and otherwise, and then there are

Rent Control Lasts Through Another Week

The old city council chamber groaned with the weight of hundreds of protesters Monday night, gathered by tenants' organizations to

Councillors Meet With Citizens To Discuss Rent Control Law

About 100 Cambridge residents and six out of nine city councillors attended a special meeting of the council last night

A New Coalition Is Formed...

It took the City Council a month, but its members finally came up with a mayor Monday night. He is

Seventy Attend a Discussion Of Planned New High School

Nearly 70 people attended a meeting last night to discuss plans for a proposed $24 million high school complex in

Oil and Arabs: The Balance Shifts

T HE OIL INDUSTRY is the flagship of capitalism. Oil is the world's most traded commodity, and as a major

Caution Reigns in New York

I N ITS 104TH try, the city with the greatest concentration of Jews in the world has elected its first