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Restoring the Northern Avenue Bridge

Readers respond to an editorial urging restoration of the Northern Avenue Bridge.

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Anyone could have seen conditions at Alewife T garage

“Even the most cursory visit to Alewife in recent years would have made those risks apparent even to those without a construction engineering background.” — Robert Galford

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A headline on D.C. ‘white rights’ rally was a ready-made presidential tweet

“This headline could have been a tweet by the current president.” — Tamiko Beyer

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Answering the plea for everyday decency

“Thanks . . . to Nestor Ramos for his insightful plea that, here in Boston, we must all find the better angels of our nature in dealing with each other.” — William D. Kickham

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Taking a very Sam Adams kind of stand against Sam Adams Lager

“I’ll miss it terribly, but I’ll never drink it again.” — Sam R. Hamburg

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Facing the issue of the resegregation of Boston Public Schools

Readers respond to Globe stories about the resegregation of the Boston’s public schools.

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A wall worth celebrating

“Thank you for John D. Spooner’s thoughtful, uplifting-inspiring ‘Ghosts and summer roses.’ ” — Marie Rawlings

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The imperfect world of the courtroom

The work that trial judges and ADAs do on an everyday basis is fraught with unforeseen consequences.”— Patrick J. Daly

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Margaret Heckler was one of a kind

“Her life was a study in greatness among 20th century women.” — Peter J. Cotch

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Seniors face their own housing crisis

Specialists and advocates respond to Beth Teitell’s Aug. 6 piece on senior housing.

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When talking about Trump, IQ is irrelevant

“Let’s put aside the meaningless designation of IQ.” — Andy Rangell

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The meaning of ‘religious-liberty guidelines’

“The Trump administration has made plenty of alarming changes in regulations. This guideline just doesn’t happen to be one of them.” — Joel Rosen

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A group effort on a neighborhood park

“We were delighted to see ‘Signs of life for Olmstead gem.’ ” Pam Beale, Parker James, Karen Mauney-Brodek

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The deception of electronic medical records

“The only purpose of that click was to get back top dollar.” — Dr. Samuel Shem

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When closed adoptions were the rule

“As long as women were viewed as mere baby-carrying vessels, there was no need to consider their feelings.” — Ruth Nemzoff

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Sorting ‘misunderstanding’ from ‘malice’ at Smith College

Readers respond to Jeff Jacoby’s column regarding an incident of alleged racism at Smith College.

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Democrats’ problem deeper than a slogan

“[T]he Democratic Party struggles with sloganeering because its leadership does not talk the talk nor does it walk the walk.” — Vivian Tseng

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Who benefits from ‘managed use’ of wildlife?

Readers respond to Leila Philip’s op-ed, “Bullets save wildlife.”

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An unregulated weapon easier to get than a 3-D printed gun

That device is called a flare gun and it is more lethal than any weapon that the average person can build by downloading 3-D specs from a website.

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She’d rather go to Providence than Boston

“Getting in and out of Boston, finding and paying for parking, doesn’t make the trip worth it.” — Sandra Robinson

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We can’t just stand by while our own leader attacks our democracy

“A democracy is fragile and vulnerable, and all people need to work to save it from disintegrating.”

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Projects along Orange Line corridor will need to limit parking to prevent traffic woes

“It will be important for this growth to be transit-oriented so that the trips it creates do not exacerbate congestion.”

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We’re building, and growing, our way to more and more traffic jams

“Traffic problems highlight population pressure. We see this here and around the globe.”

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After Mass. lawmakers’ hard work, Airbnb measure should not stall

We “hope that the relatively small differences that led the governor to return the bill to the Legislature can be resolved.”

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Point of ICE protest at Northeastern: ‘We won’t be complicit’ in inhumanity

“I was proud to support this action by being one of the 11 arrested.”