Monthly Archives: August 2012

Letter: Sánchez wrong to support ‘three strikes’

August 10, 2012
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Regarding the “three strikes” bill, my rep., Jeffrey Sánchez, voted in favor of this bill, thus abandoning his confreres in the state Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, the chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, common sense and me. Across the land for decades, mandatory sentencing has proved to be ineffectual and iniquitous to those...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

August 10, 2012
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By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette It never fails to astonish me what generates response from readers of this column. I refer to last month’s commentary on three-deckers. Several devotees told me by phone and on the street about their emotional attachment to this uniquely local type of architecture. Like passionate Red Sox fans,...

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Capuano has office in RCC library

August 10, 2012
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U.S. Representative Michael Capuano has a little-known part-time community office in Roxbury Community College’s (RCC) library. While the office mostly works through booked appointments, the door is open to deal with anything a constituent would want, said Capuano District Rep. Dan Ryan. With the Internet and faxes, the office “doesn’t get utilized as much...

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