Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Monday Deadline for Comment on VT Solar Project

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Vermont's Public Service Board has extended the comment period on a proposed solar array for land along Interstate 91 in Brattleboro.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Resorts Begin Opening Slopes for Ski Season

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It may be mid-October, but the ski season is beginning. Resorts in the Northeast are announcing that trails will be open this weekend.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Officials Defend Health Exchange Website as Opponents Call for Implementation of Contingency Plan

Officials with the administration of Governor Peter Shumlin are defending the performance of the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange website, saying its performance is improving despite serious technical glitches since its launch October 1st.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

VT Officials Approve $2.1 Million for LIHEAP

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Governor Peter Shumlin and the Vermont Emergency Board have approved an additional $2.1 million in funding to help low-income residents heat their homes this winter.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

VT Wants to Get More Clean Energy into Power Grid

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he's going to encourage his five New England counterparts to work with the company that manages the regional power grid to take better advantage of the fast expanding sources of clean electricity across the region.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Shumlin: Vermont Health Connect Exchange Improving

Governor Peter Shumlin says the Vermont Health Connect health insurance marketplace's performance is improving, and there's no need now to talk about contingency plans in case it isn't fully functional by year's end.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

NYCOM President Discusses Issues During Plattsburgh Visit

Village of Minoa Mayor Richard Donovan, President New York Conference of Mayors
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Plattsburgh’s mayor hosted the president of the New York Conference of Mayors at city hall Thursday morning for a discussion of issues facing communities across the state.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Accusations of Voter Fraud During Plattsburgh Council Debate

Plattsburgh City hall
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Last night, city council candidates in the city of Plattsburgh met in a League of Women Voters’ forum at city hall. The ward hopefuls were allowed to pose a question to their opponents. In several instances, Republican and Independent candidates took their challengers to task for what they say is an alarming increase in absentee ballot filings.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

VT Panel Urges Prompt Nuke Decommissioning

Vermont Yankee
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A panel that advises Vermont state policy makers on activities at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants the plant to be dismantled promptly after it stops operating next year.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Man Charged with Arson in VT Church Fire

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Burlington police say a man has been charged with arson in connection with a fire at an historic church near downtown.

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