Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Peace Event Invite Prompts Scare at Welch's Office

Congressman Peter Welch

An invitation to a peace conference from a Catholic group is what prompted the scare at Congressman Peter Welch's office in Burlington after a worker thought the letter looked suspicious.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Report Calls for Bolstering Local Energy Planning

Credit Vermont Department of Public Service

A Vermont panel is recommending how to ensure that local and regional energy plans — like wind power developments — get greater scrutiny before the Public Service Board.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Vermont Senate Supports Board: No Pets in Hair Salons

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Vermont Senate is supporting a state board's ruling that pets don't belong in barber shops and beauty parlors.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Vermont Group to Seek Ideas to Encourage Women

Girl Scouts compete in challenge intended to introduce students to real world science, technology, engineering and math applications.
Credit U.S. Navy/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

More than two dozen Vermonters are going to be working together over the next six months to look for ways to help young women and girls in the state overcome obstacles to success.

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New York News
7:45 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Large Contract to Plattsburgh Manufacturing Plant

LFS Smart Bus
Credit Nova Bus

Nova Bus in Plattsburgh will build 300 busses for the Chicago Transit Authority.

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North Country News
7:13 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

New Lawsuit Filed in Dispute Between Vermont and Nuclear Power Plant

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit NRC/Entergy Nuclear

The owner of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant has filed a new lawsuit against the state of Vermont.  The company claims the state’s utility oversight board is preventing the company from installing federally required safety equipment.

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New York News
7:10 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Adirondacks Showcased in Albany

Adirondack view
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Adirondacks came to life at the state capitol in Albany Monday as a wide sector of interests were showcased during Adirondack Day.

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North Country News
10:20 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

VT Cops Say Letter to U.S. Rep. Peculiar, but No Threat

Congressman Peter Welch

Burlington police say a letter addressed to Vermont's lone congressman was "peculiar," but not dangerous and workers are back on the job.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Vermont Health Dept. Issues Chick Warning

Credit Agricultural Research Service of the USDA/Wikimedia Commons-Public Domain

The Vermont Health Department is investigating an infant salmonella case after child came in contact with a chick.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Power Company Proposes Fishing Pier in Vermont Town

A planning commission in St. Johnsbury, Vt., has approved a power company's proposal to build a fishing pier.

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