The suit alleges that officers drove away business by targeting the club’s African-American patrons as suspected drug dealers. The police chief says that wasn’t the case.
The group, supplementing Valentine’s Day with year-round social action, is sending heart-strewn postcards to harassed people and institutions statewide.
A coalition of Vermont spiritual congregations spread its message statewide over the weekend during a “Sabbath of Listening and Healing.”
The leaflets aimed at Mayor Miro Weinberger and others were left on public seating before Monday’s City Council meeting. Police said they were referring the person believed responsible to a mental health agency.