Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Vermont Union in Turmoil

Last Wednesday, the board of the Vermont State Employees Association, known as the VSEA, sacked executive director Mark Mitchell after 18 months on the job. But on Monday, the board changed course and decided to reinstate him, placing him on paid administrative leave.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Shumlin Signs Energy Efficiency Bills for Vermont

Credit Monty Dickerson/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

Governor Peter Shumlin has signed three bills that promote energy efficiency and clean energy for homes, farms and businesses.

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