Ordinances and Rules and Orders of the City of Boston: Together with the General and Special Statutes of the Massachusetts Legislature Relating to the City

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A. Mudge & Son, printers, 1869 - 829 pages

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Page 2 - The inhabitants of the town of Salem, shall continue to be a body politic and corporate, under the name of the city of Salem, and as such, shall have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immunities, powers and privileges, and shall be subject to all the duties and obligations, now incumbent upon and appertaining to said town as a municipal corporation.
Page 469 - In cities having a population exceeding 100,000 inhabitants, the board of education shall consist of twenty-one members, to be appointed by the mayor, by and with the advice and consent of the common council, seven of whom shall be appointed for the term of one year, seven for the term of two years, and seven for the term of three years.
Page 171 - Every representative, for one year at least next preceding his election, shall have been an inhabitant of the district for which he is chosen, and shall cease to represent such district when he shall cease to be an inhabitant of the Commonwealth.
Page 9 - ... declaration thereof, with the name of every person voted for and the number of votes for each person; and the town clerk shall make a fair record of the same, at large, in the town book, and shall make out a fair attested copy thereof...
Page 699 - Every tenement or lodging house, and every part thereof, shall be kept clean and free from any accumulation of dirt, filth, garbage, or other matter in or on the same, or in the yard, court, passage, area, or alley connected with or belonging to the same.
Page 698 - ... that in any area adjoining a vault, cellar, or underground room, there may be steps necessary for access to such vault, cellar, or room if the same be so placed as not to be over, across, or opposite to...
Page 729 - ... against all damages which may be recovered against them respectively, and shall reimburse to them respectively all expenses which they shall reasonably incur by reason of any defect or want of repair in such road, street, or way, caused by the maintenance, repairing or replacing of said pipes, or by reason of any injury to persons or property caused by any defect or want of repair in...
Page 29 - ... accruing or accrued or established, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil case before the time when such repeal shall take effect ; and that no offence committed and no penalty or forfeiture incurred under...
Page 13 - January, the city government shall organize itself in the mode hereinbefore provided in cases wherein no person shall have been elected mayor at the meeting last preceding the first Monday in January, and may proceed to business in the same manner as if the mayor were present.
Page 430 - ... and may receive, hold, and manage, any devise, bequest, or donation for the establishment, increase, or maintenance of a public library within the same.

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