Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

Ways to Connect

On Thursday, the new speaker of the New York state Assembly created a working group to review the state's response to climate change. Environmental groups are encouraged by the move and hope the legislators propose several initiatives that will help reduce New York’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Fairpoint Communications

Northern New England's primary landline provider, FairPoint Communications, has reached an agreement with two unions representing more than 1,700 workers ending a four-month strike.

Plasan North America

A Bennington, Vermont manufacturing plant is closing, putting 62 people out of work.

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Farmers and industry figures are welcoming news this week that New York is again the nation's second largest producer of apples and the third largest producer of grapes. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more on the statistics released by the Cuomo administration.

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Cleaning up Lake Champlain will take a joint effort between business leaders, environmental officials and politicians. That was the message yesterday in Montpelier, as WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports.

Governor Peter Shumlin says two federal studies show that the state's Blueprint for Health is helping reduce the growth of Vermont health care costs.

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Vermont business leaders, environmental officials and elected officials are sharing a common message on cleaning up the state's waters — especially Lake Champlain: Everyone needs to chip in.

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New York Senator Charles Schumer was in Glens Falls this week to highlight the need for the International Trade Commission to take action to curb predatory trade practices he says threaten the paper industry.

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The State University of New York at Plattsburgh has successfully challenged a list that placed the campus at the top of the Most Dangerous Colleges in the country.

Olympic Regional Development Authority

On Saturday the 1980 Olympic Hockey team will return to Lake Placid for a special celebration.