Vermont State Parks and Vermont Fish and Wildlife announce 'Reel Fun' program

05/27/2015 09:48 AM EDT
MONTPELIER >> Vermont State Parks and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department are teaming up this season to promote and enhance fishing opportunities for campers and visitors at state parks across Vermont through the recently created "Reel Fun" program. This exciting new program will encourage park visitors to take advantage of the diverse, easily accessible and family-friendly fishing 
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2015 summer events schedule for North Adams
05/27/2015 09:33 AM EDT - Music at the Mansion Date: Friday in the summer starting, June 5 Time: 6 p.m. Location: North Adams Public Library front lawn Let summer begin! Colour 9 will be performing on the lawn, June 5 at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner or just your dancin' shoes and let's get this party started. Sponsored by the Friends of NAPL. Full Story

Bees vacate Swanton Public Library
05/27/2015 09:26 AM EDT - Tens of thousands of bees, honey, found in library pillar SWANTON, Vt. (AP) >> It's safe to go in the library in Swanton, Vermont, now that the bees are gone. The 99-year-old library had been closed for a while. As officials prepared to reopen it, they found one of four Corinthian columns in the front was filled with tens of thousands of honeybees. 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. Susan Payson said at a hearing to determine Michael Jokinen's right to bail in Rutland criminal court that the woman was always free to go. 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. The department's new "All In" Habitat Stamp is fashioned on the federal duck stamp. The stamp is available for purchase on the department's website and is available on 2015 hunting or fishing licenses when purchased online. 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. The ceremony will be Saturday, May 30 at the White River Junction VA Veterans Memorial Brick Walkway. The ceremony from noon to 1 p. Full Story

Vermont's food stamp error rates decline
05/26/2015 09:55 PM EDT - After error rates plagued Vermont's food stamp program for years, the state is now back in line with federal requirements and trends point to continued improvements, the Department for Children and Families announced. Vermont's federally funded food assistance program 3SquaresVT ranked as the most improved program in the country last year, according to DCF. Full Story

Bill creates college savings account for every Vermont child
05/26/2015 09:54 PM EDT - Vermont will soon join a number of other states in launching a children's savings account program aimed at encouraging more low-income children, and their parents, to consider higher education. Under a bill passed by the Legislature, savings accounts will be opened for every baby born in Vermont — $250 will be deposited for those who are not low-income, $500 for those who meet federal Full Story

Newfane, state debate design for new Arch Bridge
05/26/2015 09:52 PM EDT - NEWFANE >> There is consensus among town and state officials that the historic, deteriorating Arch Bridge should be replaced — not repaired. But when the Vermont Agency of Transportation visited recently to update Newfane Selectboard on the status of that project, it was clear that the size of the new bridge is in doubt: Locals favor retention of a one-lane river crossing, while Full Story

Vermont's Sanders kicks off 2016 bid from Clinton's left
05/26/2015 09:52 PM EDT - BURLINGTON >> Challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton from the left, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his presidential bid Tuesday with a pitch to liberals to join him in a "political revolution" to transform the nation's economy and politics. Sanders, who entered the Democratic race in late April, formally opened his White House campaign in Burlington, where he was first elected mayor by Full Story

Family returns found dog tags to veteran's relatives

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Basil Robinson's relatives have his military dog tags back after a family found them in a dumpster while searching for scrap metal. Full Story
Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday May 18 to Sunday, May 24 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. 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.