The sidewalks were wooden and the street was dusty and unpaved.
Light strobed through cracks in the boards, and the sidewalks teemed with shady-looking characters dressed all in black.
The sidewalks were jammed with people and smells, the traffic thick and loud.
Any " town " having a village or district within its limits that contains moo inhabitants or more may authorize that village or district to establish a separate organization for lighting its streets, building and maintaining sidewalks, and employing a watchman or policeman, the officers of such organization to include at least a prudential committee and a clerk.
The newer parts of the city are built with broad streets and sidewalks, presenting an almost European appearance.
The general business of the town, other than that which comes before the town meeting, is managed by the selectmen, and they are specially intrusted with the regulation of the highways, sidewalks and commons.