Bees vacate Swanton Public Library
05/27/2015 09:27 AM EDT - Tens of thousands of bees, honey, found in library pillar SWANTON, Vt. Full Story

Mother of man charged with holding wife: She chose to stay
05/27/2015 08:00 AM EDT - RUTLAND (AP) >> The mother of a man charged with holding his wife captive in the bedroom of their home says the woman wanted to be locked in by her husband. Full Story

Vermont Fish & Wildlife to sell special stamps as fundraiser
05/27/2015 07:59 AM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) >> The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife has a new program to help conserve open spaces and wildlife habitat in the state. Full Story

Vermont veterans' hospital hosting May 30 Memorial Day event
05/27/2015 07:58 AM EDT - WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (AP) >> Vermont's lone veterans' hospital is going to be hosting a Memorial Day ceremony on the day that was traditionally reserved for the celebration. Full Story

New England in brief
05/26/2015 08:15 PM EDT - Black widow spider crawls out of bag of grapes, bites woman A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of grapes. Full Story

Tribal representative withdraw from Maine Legislature
05/26/2015 08:15 PM EDT - AUGUSTA, MAINE >> Saying they can no longer participate in a system that perpetuates a "paternalistic attitude," two American Indian tribes abandoned their seats in the Maine Legislature on Tuesday amid clashes with Gov. Full Story

2 suspects in killing of grandmother to be tried separately
05/26/2015 11:31 AM EDT - ST. JOHNSBURY >> Two Vermont men charged with killing a Sheffield grandmother almost five years ago are going to be tried separately. Full Story

Man charged with murder in Brownington shooting death
05/26/2015 11:24 AM EDT - BROWNINGTON, VT. >> A Vermont man is due in court to answer first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of an acquaintance in the town of Brownington. Full Story

Vermont woman bitten by Black Widow to be monitored for months
05/26/2015 11:21 AM EDT - COLCHESTER, VT. >> A 21-year-old Vermont woman is in the hospital after she was bitten by a black widow spider. Full Story

11-year protest in Scituate Catholic church faces moment of reckoning
05/26/2015 10:42 AM EDT - SCITUATE, MASS. (AP) >> The nearly 11-year occupation of a closed Roman Catholic church by former parishioners may be coming to an end. Full Story

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    Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast. Full Story
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    US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's problems of censorship and intimidation. Full Story
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    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.