Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New England News
8:30 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

NY to Probe Light Problems on Lake Bridge to Vermont

Lake Champlain Bridge at dusk
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The New York State Department of Transportation is planning to investigate why some of the lights on the new Lake Champlain Bridge to Vermont aren't working.

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North Country News
9:45 am
Sun March 17, 2013

Union Says Vermont Senate Leader Should Keep Promise

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC

A union hoping to organize home child care providers in Vermont says the leader of the state Senate is going back on his word by not pushing for a Senate vote on the unionization effort.

Senate President Pro Tem John Campbell says he never promised a broad range of bills would come up for a vote over the objections of committees that studied them.

Campbell said he would allow that to happen with a bill allowing terminally ill patients to take their own lives — and that floor debate happened.

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North Country News
9:30 am
Sat March 16, 2013

Vermont Psychiatric Hospital Facing Sanctions

Brattleboro Retreat
Credit Beyond My Ken/Wikimedia Commons

The Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital is once again facing sanctions from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

FEMA Buying Out 90 Flood Damaged Vermont Homes, So Far

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to buy out 90 properties across Vermont that were damaged by 2011 flooding, most from the remnants of Hurricane Irene.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Energy Bill Draws Critics

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC

Legislation that began as a proposed three-year moratorium on wind development in Vermont is drawing the ire of environmental and renewable energy advocates.

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WAMC News
12:30 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Sanders to Host Climate Change Conference

Credit Office of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will hold a conference this weekend in Montpelier focused on the regional impacts of climate change.

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North Country News
11:40 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Vermont Governor Touts Expansion of CSA Farm Program

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says the state is expanding statewide what was a three-county pilot program to get state employees involved in community-supported agriculture.

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North Country News
10:20 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Vermont Utility Starts Work on Energy Innovation Center

Credit Green Mountain Power

Vermont's largest electric utility says work is getting under way on an energy innovation center in an existing building in downtown Rutland.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Vermont Wind Project Makes Less Power Than Expected

Officials say the Sheffield wind power project generated less electricity than expected last year because of lower than expected wind speeds on the Vermont mountain where it is located and other factors.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Gregg Appointed to Medical Center Trustees Board

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Credit Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Former Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and a Google executive who got his start in Vermont are among the newest appointees to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Board of Trustees.

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