Ted Siefer's City Hall: Alderman Osborne challenger promises civility in office
"With the zero-tolerance policy on weapons and drugs, I look at this report and I question how do so many get to go back to school," he said.
"I want to assure everyone that students get penalties that are commensurate with their infractions. Sometimes the child is allowed to go back, but they have a tight leash, and one infraction will result in the expulsion taking place," she said.
Still, Beaudry said he was concerned that special education students may be getting off scot-free when misconduct on their part is classified as a "manifestation of disability."
It now falls on Ward 11 Alderman Normand Gramache to nominate a replacement to serve out the remaining few months of the term.
Alderman-At-Large Joe Kelly Levasseur, that's who - at least if the source of the tickets are Manchester police officers.
About a month ago, you may recall, police signaled drivers wearing their seatbelts to pull over, and Fisher Cat volunteers offered them tickets for three upcoming games. It was meant to be a reward for buckling up.
"When you start saying that the police can pull you over for free stuff, well that opens the door for a lot of issues," he said. "What if (a driver) had alcohol on their breath. If the police didn't have probable cause to pull them over in the first place, do they let them go?"
"It's good public relations, to get people to wear seatbelts," Mara said.
Levasseur had other questions about the program, such as whether the police were working regular shifts or getting overtime.
He's opening his campaign headquarters, at 1117 Elm St., behind The Bridge Cafe. And at noon on Tuesday he's to deliver a "policy speech" in the aldermanic chambers.
According to a campaign news release, he "will address his vision for improving Manchester's school district, halting skyrocketing violent crime, and developing innovative new ways to grow Manchester's economy and create good jobs for local workers."
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