His name was Fred Seavey, and before he died July 1 following a June 30 car crash, he defaced the BLM painting on State Street in Montpelier.
Travelers to Vermont’s tony summer vacation spot were reminded that not everyone wants to wear a mask.Read more
The Vermont Agency of Transportation just can’t decide which graffiti are politically acceptable before choosing to erase it, or not. That’s government regulation of political speech.Read more
The mayor of Montpelier denounced lawless vandalism in her city as “the acts of vandalism and destruction that a cowardly few would seek to inflict on us. To those individuals who would seek to deface these public installations, I implore you to consider what position would require such violence and destruction.” She’s talking about damage done to the Black Lives Matter street mural; other mayors (though not many in Vermont) might be saying the same of rioting and vandalism done in the name of BLM.Read more
Highway workers are no longer required to erase or paint over graffiti, after a complaint from a police brutality protester.Read more
A pickup truck “burned rubber” on the BLM street mural on Craftsbury Common. Police are investigating it as racially-motivated vandalism.
Police are searching for vandal who obscured the V in the BLM mural painted onto State Street last Saturday, turning Lives into Lies.Read more
The police are on the lookout for the man who allegedly scribbled nonsensical graffiti and also tried to cover up the V in the Black Lives Matter street mural in front of the State House.Read more
A vandal approached South Burlington’s middle school in a silver Prius and then damaged a Black Lives Matter poster. School and police officials have declared their opposition to racism and their determination to find the vandal.Read more
The story doesn’t say what the sticker says, but apparently it was bad enough for the Hinesburg police chief to get phone calls from worried people. Hmmm….maybe there is a role for the police after all.Read more