Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Vermont Committee Splits on Energy Planning

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The first meeting of a special legislative summer study committee on Vermont's energy future featured sharp disagreements over what its agenda should be.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

New Hampshire Ski Resorts Report More Than 2.5M Visitors in 2012-2013

Waterville Valley, NH
Credit Ski NH

An association representing New Hampshire's ski resorts says they hosted more than 2.5 million skier, snowboarder and snowtubing visits last winter.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Vermont Counties Receive Disaster Declarations

Rainy Vermont
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Three Vermont counties have received federal disaster declarations in the wake of severe storms in May.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Senate Fails Environmental Scorecard

NYS Capitol

With barely a week left, Environmental Advocates of New York says the state Senate is ending the session with its worst environmental record in decades.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Error in F-35 Report Inflames Basing Debate

F-35
Credit USAF

The U.S. Air Force says information regarding support for basing the new F-35 fighter jet at the Burlington International Airport was overstated in the just released revised Environmental Impact Statement.  But supporters say the corrected numbers are still skewed because officials are counting a petition with more than 10,000 signatures as only one comment.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Vermont Health Department Issues Swimming Hole Warning

Buttermilk Falls, Vermont
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With high water levels from recent rains, Vermont officials are warning about dangerous conditions in rivers, streams and swimming holes.

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New York News
10:15 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

U.S. Maple Syrup Production Hits Record High

Maple Bucket
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

U.S. maple syrup production soared to a record 3.2 million gallons this year, boosted by good weather and a high number of syrup taps in use.

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North Country News
9:00 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

NY Opens 2 Areas for Upper Hudson Paddlers

Winslow Homer: The Rapids, Hudson River, Adirondacks
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New York conservation officials have established two new areas to access the Forest Preserve on recently purchased public land in the central Adirondacks, effectively opening more than a dozen miles of the upper Hudson River to canoeists.

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North Country News
9:00 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

NY Opens 2 Areas for Upper Hudson Paddlers

Winslow Homer: The Rapids, Hudson River, Adirondacks
Credit Botaurus/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain

New York conservation officials have established two new areas to access the Forest Preserve on recently purchased public land in the central Adirondacks, effectively opening more than a dozen miles of the upper Hudson River to canoeists.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Vermont Lawsuit Spotlights Privatization Versus Access

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A lawsuit by a Brattleboro publisher and the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont is raising a question about what happens to the idea of access to public records when government services are privatized.

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