Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

VT Nuke Plant Had 2nd Fewest Region Safety Faults

Vermont Yankee
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The federal Government Accountability Office says the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant had the second fewest number of safety violations in the Northeast from 2000 to 2012 among facilities with only one reactor.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Technology Initiative Announced in Burlington

Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger (left) and US Ignite Executive Director William Wallace (right) announce BTV Ignite
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The city of Burlington has joined a national effort to develop next generation internet technologies and create an infrastructure for the city that will promote technological enterprises.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

With Liability Insurance Procured, F-35 Debate Returns to City Agenda

Burlington City Hall
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The city of Burlington has purchased an insurance policy for protection against potential lawsuits in connection with its airport. Now that the policy has been obtained, a delayed plan by the City Council to debate and vote on two resolutions related to basing F-35 fighter jets at the airport can be re-scheduled.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

VT Town Village Merger Proposal Tabled

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A plan to merge the Vermont village of Bellows Falls with the town of Rockingham in 2014 has hit a delay.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

VT Wants to Fine 2 Firefighters Over Camper Fire

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The state of Vermont says it plans to fine two members of the Bennington Rural Fire Department for their part in lighting a camper on fire.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Abuser Gun Storage Addressed

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin wants to make it harder for domestic violence abusers to obtain confiscated weapons with proposals to help law enforcement store those firearms.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

City Council Postpones Discussion on F-35

Burlington City Hall
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The latest controversy over the potential basing of F-35 fighter jets at the Burlington International Airport isn’t over the plane. It’s about why the Burlington City Council has cancelled a review of the matter.

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North Country News
3:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Vermont Gas to Seek Approval for Pipeline Expansion

Vermont Gas Systems says it will seek regulatory approval of the second phase of its plan for a natural gas pipeline in Addison County, to extend it further across Lake Champlain to the International Paper mill in New York state.

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North Country News
10:40 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Vermont Governor Wants Abusers' Guns Stored

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin wants to improve the ability of law enforcement to take and store firearms belonging to alleged perpetrators of domestic violence.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Burlington, VT Council Postpones F-35 Debate

Burlington City Hall
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The head of the city council in the Vermont city of Burlington says the council will not discuss the F-35 fighter jet at its upcoming meeting because of a lack of the proper insurance.

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