City Documents: Municipal Register, Mayor's Address, Annual Reports, Etc

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Includes the reports of the Auditor, City Clerk, Engineering Dept., Fire Dept., Board of Health, Dept. of Parks, Board of Overseers of the Poor, Free Public Library, School Committee, Superintendent of Streets, and Water Board.
 

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Page 34 - ... the Commonwealth, with the cooperation and consent of the municipality involved or the municipalities constituent of any district to be formed by the union of towns and cities as hereinafter provided. The commission shall have all necessary powers in the conduct and maintenance of industrial schools, and money appropriated by the state and municipality for their maintenance shall be expended under its direction.
Page 32 - Physiology and Hygiene, which, in both divisions of the subject, shall include special instruction as to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants, and narcotics on the human system, shall be taught as a regular branch of study to all pupils in all schools supported wholly or in part by public money, except special schools maintained solely for instruction in particular branches, such as drawing, mechanics, art, and like studies.
Page 35 - ... that in which he resides: Provided, There is no such school supported in whole or in part by the city or town in which he resides, upon payment by the city or town of his residence of such tuition fee as may be fixed by said commission; and the Commonwealth shall repay to any city or town one-half of all such payments. If any city or town neglects or refuses to pay for such tuition, it shall be liable therefor, in an action of contract, to the legally constituted authorities of the school which...
Page 32 - That the school committee of any city or town may retire from active service and place upon the pension roll any teacher of such city or town who is sixty years old or over, or is, in the judgment of said committee...
Page 33 - So much of this act as authorizes its submission to the voters of a city or town shall take effect upon its passage, but it shall not take further effect in any city or town until accepted by the voters thereof as herein provided.
Page 73 - Dr. Harris's statement, but their ratio has not materially changed. Whether we take Dr. Harris's earlier showing or Mr. Wadlin's later, the larger wealth-producing power accompanies the longer schooling, and the excess of the one follows very closely the excess of the other. Now this cannot all be a mere happening. If it is true that intelligence produces more than ignorance, then excess in wealth-producing power must hold some relation to excess in knowing and doing power. Consider for a moment...
Page 4 - March, the mayor and aldermen shall appoint one person, qualified as aforesaid to be a registrar of voters, for the term of three years from the first day of April in the year of his appointment. And...
Page 33 - Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and eight, entitled "An Act to authorize cities and towns to establish pension funds for teachers in the public schools...
Page 34 - ... town in which the pupils reside or in another city or town, shall not exceed one half the regular fare charged by such street or elevated railway company for the transportation of other passengers between said points, and tickets for the transportation of pupils as aforesaid, good during the days or evenings on which said schools are in session, shall be sold by said companies in lots of ten each. A railway company which violates the provisions of this section shall forfeit twenty-five dollars...
Page 33 - The rates of fare charged by street or elevated railway companies for the transportation of pupils of the public day schools or public evening schools or industrial day or evening schools...

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