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After a rigorous search, Burlington’s mayor has announced the appointment of a new police chief.  North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the Burlington Police Department as a veteran NYPD officer was named to lead the force in Vermont’s largest city.

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A veteran with the New York City Police Department is set to become Burlington Vermont’s new police chief.

Congress is in recess for the Fourth of July holiday.  21st Congressional District representative Republican Elise Stefanik has been traveling across her 12-county district attending various functions.  On Saturday she helped cut the ribbon to a new elevated trail at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake.  North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley caught up with Stefanik to discuss several issues, including her impression of the Wild Walk.

Mike Derrick for Congress

First-term incumbent Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has a democratic challenger.  Peru, New York, native Mike Derrick has announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination in the 2016 21st Congressional district race.  The retired army colonel explained his decision to WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.
    
Mike Derrick says one of his priorities will be to work with the Democratic leaders of the 12 counties of the 21st Congressional district to earn the Democratic nomination.

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Voters in the town of Bristol, Vermont, are planning to vote on a plan for a new fire station.

Officials say a $12.4 million federal grant will allow Vermont to expand statewide a program aimed at reducing substance abuse among 12- to 25-year-olds.

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Vermont's beautiful but often deadly Huntington Gorge has taken another life.

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Orange ribbons are appearing on trees, on poles and in windows across the North Country.  It’s an effort to show support for Clinton Correctional Facility administrators and staff that many local residents feel are being made scapegoats in the aftermath of the escape of two maximum security prisoners.

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One day after the statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing was made official, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens announced he will leave his position. 

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A new superintendent has been named to run the maximum-security  Clinton Correctional prison where a range of new security measures have been implemented to  close gaps exploited by two inmates who broke out on June 6th.

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