Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Rocky Start for Health Exchange

Officials in Vermont say enrollment numbers are increasing after a rocky launch of Vermont’s health insurance marketplace.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Adirondack Lands Open for Public Recreational Use

Map of Interim Public Access - Essex Chain of Lakes
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More than 11,000 acres of Adirondack lands opened for recreational use this week. It’s the first time the lands have been accessible to the public in over 100 years.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

VT Guard Postpones Drill Due to Shutdown

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The head of the Vermont National Guard says he's postponing the October drill weekend because of the federal government shutdown.

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