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2 get jail for theft of decorative iron from Longfellow Bridge

But judge rejects long prison terms

Attorney Kevin P. O'Malley (at left in top photo) talked with his client, Joseph Falzone, yesterday in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn. Falzone was sentenced to 208 days, to be served on weekends, with half the sentence suspended. Attorney Kevin P. O'Malley (at left in top photo) talked with his client, Joseph Falzone, yesterday in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn. Falzone was sentenced to 208 days, to be served on weekends, with half the sentence suspended. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By John R. Ellement
Globe Staff / September 16, 2009

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WOBURN - Despite a call from preservationists for lengthy prison terms, a judge gave two former state workers short sentences yesterday for stealing decorative cast iron that was once part of the 102-year-old Longfellow Bridge and selling the metal to an Everett junkyard, where it was melted down. (Full article: 675 words)

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