Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, the Burlington, Vermont waterfront was an industrial hub.  Since the 1990’s,  officials have been converting the lakeshore for public and recreational use. On Monday, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the ribbon cutting of a new state-of-the-art skateboard park signifying the completion of Waterfront Access North.

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A delegation from a Montreal suburb got a look at the transportation manufacturing sector in Plattsburgh Monday and the mayors signed a mutual cooperation agreement.

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A deadline imposed by Vermont Gas Systems Inc. could potentially threaten the future of the company's 41-mile natural gas pipeline.

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Vermont’s top leaders were in Burlington celebrate the completion of a development project on the northern edge of the city’s waterfront.

As always, there are plenty of major issues for the New York state legislature to tackle when it returns to Albany in January. Republican state Senator Betty Little represents the 45th district, which stretches north from Queensbury to the Canadian border and west from the Vermont border into St. Lawrence County.  While in Plattsburgh this week, Senator Little discussed a number of issues with WAMC North Country  Bureau Chief Pat Bradley, including Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan’s decision not to hold a special session to act on a chief judge.

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The dog control officer in Tupper Lake has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty.

A Vermont woman charged in a fatal crash on Interstate 89 is back in jail after prosecutors say she violated her release conditions.

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Vermont's education secretary says 11 supervisory unions are pursuing accelerated mergers with other districts six months after passage of a new law that encourages district consolidation to address rising costs and declining enrollment.

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Considered a scourge across the Northeast that doesn’t discriminate, heroin has wrecked many lives and become a public health crisis. Last night, a panel of experts and advocates discussed heroin and opioid addiction as part of a forum that will air later this week on Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh.

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The Speaker of the Vermont House Shap Smith announced in August that he would run for governor.  Three months later, the seven-term state representative stood on the steps of the Statehouse yesterday to tell Vermonters he was withdrawing from the race. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, the high-profile Democrat’s exit has shaken up the race for the open seat.