Middlebury police probe racist incidents

MIDDLEBURY — Police in Middlebury are investigating more incidents of leaving racist messages in public places, or of stealing anti-racist messages. The latest is a series of posters supporting the “Patriot Front,” a white supremacist group. Citizens found them on posted on a post office box in the Marble Works, on a box behind the National Bank of Middlebury, and on a number of bus stops, some utility poles and the like.  Police Chief Tom Hanley said he believed most were ripped down without being reported … (read more)

Chief Hanley: Hate speech is not free speech

The torture and murder of George Floyd by malignant police officers once again shocked and continues to shock the consciousness of the nation and the world. When oppressed, it is only natural and justifiable to rise up against the oppressor. But what abou … (read more)

Middlebury selectboard releases statement on graffiti

The Middlebury Selectboard released this statement yesterday evening in response to the graffiti found in Marble Works: The SelectBoard of the Town of Middlebury strongly condemns the heinous acts of vandalism desecrating public ways downtown with offensi … (read more)

Midd police investigate hate speech Marble Works surveillance video

youtu.be/hkGSj3vrHfE Middlebury police are asking for the public’s help in looking for someone who painted hate speech on sidewalks in Middlebury late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.  See the full story by clicking here.

Middlebury police investigate hate speech graffiti

Middlebury police are asking for the public’s help in looking for someone who painted hate speech on sidewalks in Middlebury late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. Shortly after 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, several hate symbols were found painted … (read more)