Like in any donnybrook, there are countless angles and competing arguments in play. The documents that we obtained provide a much deeper insight into why certain decisions were made regarding developments including Pedrini’s employment and the town’s use of the restorative justice (RJ) process, which is traditionally designed as “a system that focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the larger community.”
SPECIAL FEATURE: RESTORATIVE RUCKUS
Arlington’s attempt to mitigate a police department controversy causes more distress for some concerned residents
PSA DOA: MAYOR WALSH’S ISLAMOPHOBIA CAMPAIGN WON PLENTY OF PRESS, BUT HAD LITTLE IMPACT
At issue here is not just that a highly publicized public service campaign fell flat, or that money was wasted on printing posters that were never used.