Republicans hit Vermont governor on alleged job shifts
05/24/2016 07:33 AM EDT - MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican candidate for governor, is charging that Democratic Gov. Full Story

State senator charged with sex assaults seeks re-election
05/24/2016 07:32 AM EDT - ST. ALBANS, VT. >> A state senator accused of multiple sexual assaults has filed his intent to seek re-election in Franklin County. Full Story

Crews battle fire at former newspaper building in Burlington
05/24/2016 07:32 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, VT. >> Fire officials say improperly discarded cigarettes are to blame for sparking a blaze at the former home of the Burlington Free Press newspaper that caused about $20,000 in damage. Full Story

Massachusetts bill would encourage hydropower, offshore wind
05/23/2016 09:54 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Canadian hydropower and offshore wind projects would become more prominent pieces of the state's overall energy landscape under a long-awaited bill House lawmakers unveiled Monday. Full Story

New England news in brief
05/23/2016 09:53 PM EDT - Study seeks to identify water pollution sources in Vermont MONTPELIER >> The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking to find and eliminate potential sources of water pollution in the White River watershed. Full Story

Jay Peak's aerial tram system needs $4.5M upgrade
05/23/2016 07:27 AM EDT - JAY, VT. >> A Vermont ski resort's iconic aerial trams need $4. Full Story

Embankment supporting Burlington home slides into river
05/23/2016 07:27 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, VT. >> City employees from several different departments responded after an embankment supporting a home in Burlington collapsed into the Winooski River over the weekend. Full Story

Sanders breaks with White House on Puerto Rican rescue plan
05/23/2016 07:27 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is breaking with the Obama administration and House lawmakers over a plan to restructure Puerto Rico's $70 billion in debt, saying the legislation would make "a terrible situation even worse. Full Story

East Coast's saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists say
05/22/2016 09:59 PM EDT - PORTLAND, MAINE >> The saltmarsh sparrow is disappearing from its home on the East Coast and could be headed for extinction in as little as 50 years, say scientists whose work could help protect the little birds. Full Story

Long-forgotten Edmund Tarbell painting restored
05/22/2016 09:59 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. >> An oil painting by American impressionist Edmund C. Full Story

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