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MAYOR, officer. The chief or executive magistrate of a city who bears this title.
     2. It is generally his duty to cause the laws of the city to be enforced, and to superintend inferior officers, such as constables, watchmen and the like. But the power and authority which mayors possess being given to them by local regulations, vary in different places.

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It was a very special day and one I will remember for many years to come," said the Mayoress.
The ladies, Veronica Coleman, Naziya Sheikh and Lorraine Olley, all former council staff, will stand in for the traditional Lady Mayoress at public engagements because Coun Hassall does not have a wife or partner.
She's called the Mayoress of Ballyfermot because everybody knows her and likes her.
Green-fingered students were joined by the Lord Mayor, Coun Michael Wilkes and Lady Mayoress, Mrs Vivienne Wilkes, for a tree planting event at Shire Country Park on Thursday March 4.
Below: Lynda Middleton and the Lady Mayoress, Vivienne Wilkes Malcolm Hanson and Rubee Syed Left: Abdul Angur, the Lord Mayor Coun Michael Wilkes, Aftab Rahman, Abdul Hasib, and the Lady Mayoress Vivienne Wilkes
The Lady Mayoress, who welcomed the group to the council house yesterday morning, said: "They help provide an invaluable service across the city and I know that through their events and visits they brighten up people's day.
The 19-year-old beauty revealed: "It is just a bit of harmless fun - I am supposed to be Britain's sexiest mayoress.
In the essay on the mayor and mayoress of Gloucester, Tittler demonstrates how a Puritan community could commission a painting of a long dead, Catholic mayor and his wife in order to help create a sense of civic memory.
She was chosen by Lord Mayor Bernard Atha to be his mayoress.
PEOPLE are being invited to join the Mayoress of Sunderland at "home" on Friday.
Visitors during the day included the Mayor and Mayoress, Clr and Mrs David Fox, and the deputy Mayor and Mayoress Clr and Mrs T H Wood | : (tmc121113snooker)
THERE were gasps and jaws-dropping all over the place at a normally quiet city council committee meeting when it was revealed that a former Lady Mayoress of Birmingham had appeared on Page 3 of the Sun.