Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Former Head of Closed Vermont Credit Union Indicted

The only employee of a small northern Vermont credit union that was taken over last year by federal regulators is now facing embezzlement charges.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

NY Senate Confirms Park Agency Commissioners

Before wrapping up its business for the session, the New York state Legislature has acted upon a number of agency nominations. On Wednesday, the Senate confirmed two new Adirondack Park Agency board members and renewed the terms of others.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Voters to Decide Fate of Two Constitutional Amendments in NY

NYS Capitol

The New York state Legislature has given final approval for two Adirondack land swaps.  But because they affect land within the forest preserve, voters across the state must now approve constitutional amendments.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Land Ownership Questioned for Vermont Trail

West River Trail
Credit Shan213/Flickr

Development of a trail near Dummerston, Vt., has come to a halt as its ownership is being questioned.

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North Country News
8:20 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Vermont Police Say 33 Arrested in Springfield Sweep

Vermont police say 33 people were taken into custody in the Springfield and Ludlow area as part of the latest in a continuing series of counter drug operations in the state.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Annual Mayor’s Cup Festival Sponsors Support New Community Project

Treehouse Rendering
Credit Max Moore Memorial Treehouse Project

The 36th annual Mayor’s Cup Festival and Regatta is set to take sail in Plattsburgh July 11-14. While the highlight is a sailboat regatta, this year, sponsors are helping raise money for a special community project.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Senator Sanders Calls for Action to Address High Average Student Loan Debt

From the report “The Causes and Consequences of Increasing Student Debt”
Credit Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress

A new report from the U.S. Joint Economic Committee shows two-thirds of college graduates have student loan debt. It also finds that the amount of debt is more than 60 percent of the average annual income for recent graduates.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Vermont Officials to Help Towns Apply for Storm Aid

The state of Vermont is planning to help communities in Chittenden, Lamoille and Essex counties hit by severe storms apply for federal assistance to help pay for repairs.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Vermont Governor Tours New Psychiatric Residence

Credit Diletante/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

A new temporary psychiatric facility in Middlesex is expected to start admitting patients this week.

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New England News
7:00 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Excessive Rain Impacting Farm And Garden Crops

Credit Wikimedia Commons

Incessant rain over the past few weeks has saturated farm fields and garden plots.

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