Metro

Woman pleads not guilty to vandalizing Civil War monument

A Quincy woman described as mentally troubled threw paint on a historic Beacon Hill memorial Tuesday afternoon, also splattering a family visiting from Wisconsin, Boston police said.

Authorities said a park ranger witnessed the vandalism and that when police arrived, the woman was sitting nearby with yellow paint on her hands, face, and clothing.

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