Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
7:45 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Group Settles Over Protection for Rare Bird

Bicknell's Thrush, Catharus bicknelli, by T. B. Ryder
Credit T.B. Ryder/USFWS

An environmental group says it has reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over endangered species status for a rare migratory songbird which nests on mountaintops in northern New England, the Adirondacks and eastern Canada.

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North Country News
4:30 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Entergy Begins Formal Notification of Nuclear Shutdown as Local Community Prepares for Economic Chan

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit NRC/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

Entergy, the owner of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, has taken the first of two formal steps to notify the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission that the plant is shutting down.

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North Country News
11:20 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

U.S. Officials Accept Plan for Psychiatric Hospital

Credit Beyond My Ken/Wikimedia Commons

A private Vermont psychiatric hospital that is facing the loss of its federal funding, has cleared a big step toward meeting the concerns of inspectors from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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North Country News
9:50 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Shumlin Appoints Crawford to VT Supreme Court

Vermont Supreme Court
Credit GearedBull/Wikimedia Commons

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Superior Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford to the Vermont Supreme Court.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Fire Injures SUNY Student

An off-campus apartment fire seriously injured a SUNY Plattsburgh student and displaced seven others Friday morning.

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North Country News
12:40 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Asian Clams Spread to New Sites in Lake George

Credit Lake George Association

During a two-week survey of the lake, volunteers and staff from the Lake George Asian Clam Task Force discovered new infestations, bringing to 13 the number of confirmed sites in Lake George.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Changes in Administration of VT Governor Shumlin

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is making changes to his top staff.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

2 Driving VT Roadways to Test Cell Phone Signals

Credit FuGenX CDC/Flickr

The state of Vermont has been working for years to improve cellphone coverage and testing is now underway to determine how successful those efforts have been.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

VT and Utility Agree on Bats and Wind Turbines

Kingdom Community Wind
Credit Green Mountain Power

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the state's largest electric utility have reached an agreement to reduce the number of bats killed by a wind-power project on Lowell Mountain.

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North Country News
8:15 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

UVM Gets 5-year, $19.5m Grant to Study Tobacco

Credit wikipedia commons

The University of Vermont is the recipient of a $19.5 million, 5-year federal grant to bring science-based regulation to the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of tobacco.

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