Three members of NEK99%, an Occupy group, were found guilty of disorderly conduct on December 21 for writing on the sidewalk in chalk last summer on Main Street in Newport, Vermont. A Main Street merchant complained that she felt insulted by messages about big corporations, because “We’re not corporate America”, apparently not noticing other messages like “Main Street not Wall Street” and “Grow Community”. The three plan to appeal.

Orleans County Record article December 27, 2012:

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