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Bristol County sheriff’s ways cry out for oversight

“Bristol County for Correctional Justice is calling for Sheriff Thomas Hodgson to be investigated and audited.”

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Democrats bidding to boot Pelosi from helm have not made their case

“The fact that Nancy Pelosi has been in a leadership position for 15 years and that people want someone new is no reason to change leaders.”

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Out of the Amazon running (phew)

“I am glad Amazon did not choose our city for its second headquarters.”

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Kavanaugh’s foes stood for principle, not political gamesmanship

“We should demand that pundits stop treating opposition to Kavanaugh as if it were just another political ploy.”

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Trump practices frenemy diplomacy

“Our tactless president is insulting our friends once again.”

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A restaurant critic walks into a Papa Gino’s . . .

Devra First’s front-page review of the struggling pizza chain stirred up debate among readers.

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Trump’s rise kicks open door to spread of nationalism in Europe

Readers shudder at the spread of nationalism abroad in the wake of Donald Trump’s rise.

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Apology in shooting doesn’t go far enough

“By using the passive voice she removes herself and her son from from the event for which they should both be accountable.”

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DeLeo needs to step up on greenhouse gas emissions

“House Speaker Robert DeLeo is supposed to lead, but on climate and energy issues, he obstructs.”

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We’re not heeding UN’s dire climate warning, nationally or globally

“The Paris Climate Accord dispiritingly requires participating nations merely to do their best.”

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In bucking status quo, researcher is very model of science at work

“Many scientists cling tightly to old facts because of their subjective opinions or personal convictions, running counter to a new body of findings.”

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Critic’s review of BSO concert soars to another level

“She drew the reader into a meditation of what music can do, what it can mean, in our shared experience of times of crisis.”

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Portrait of Harvard’s admissions dean is appreciated

“During this long trial I had hoped the broader community could see him as we did. Your article provided that.”

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Between civilians and service members, there is a bond to be formed

“Civilians need men and women of valor to step up and keep us safe. . . . The military, meanwhile, cannot win the fight on courage alone.”

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Archbishop’s view of accountability wanders far afield from US law

“It’s incredible that he would defer to the Holy See to determine whether he had violated any US law.”

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Portrait of Lithuanian capital is stunningly incomplete

“It seems like Muther fell for the Lithuanians’ fraught reckoning with their recent history and their reluctance to objectively face their darker past.”

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Are nurses’ needs receiving proper care?

Now that Question 1 has been defeated, attention turns to the issues nurses raised in pushing for its approval.

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It’s wrong to label the Democratic Party as ‘undefined’

“Democrats continue to stand for social justice, fair economic and voting policies, and a safe and thriving populace.”

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Mass. delegation regains clout, but with an asterisk

Your article “fails to mention Michael Capuano and what the loss of his seniority will mean to the state.”

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Trump keeps picking fight with the press

Readers want to see the press stand up to the president’s bullying.

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Parents write in support of youth orchestra

“The transformative experiences that this orchestra has provided to hundreds of students since its inception were not even mentioned.”

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After midterms, it’ll be a tussle over political capital

Many see incremental changes ahead as the Democrats take control of the House.

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Question 1’s defeat leaves unfinished business

Readers debate the lessons to be taken from the defeat of nurses’ effort to address staffing.

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Gathering at Milton synagogue offers hope in a time of divisiveness

“They were amazed by the number of people who had turned out to say, ‘We are with you.’ ”

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The first step to peace begins within each of us

“I implore everyone to take a moment this month to focus on what is positive and overcome the negative.”