North Country News

VT – An attorney for a former altar boy, who filed suit against Vermont's Catholic Diocese, has urged jurors to award millions in compensatory and punitive damages for suffering that was allegedly endured at the hands of a priest. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Outgoing Vermont House Speaker Gaye Symington made her official announcement Monday morning that she is running for governor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Vermont ranks third in the nation in deaths from accidental falls among people over the age of 65. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – The town of Brattleboro, Vermont has settled with a former resident who accused police of violating his civil rights when they stunned him with a taser in 2004. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – A former alter boy suing the Diocese of Burlington over sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest and never reported it because he believed that priests were the next thing to God. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

CT – The Connecticut Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at reducing the pollution that causes global warming. Details from WAMC's Carrie

CT – Mayors, union leaders and activists are criticizing the decision by Governor M. Jodi Rell and legislators not to make any changes to the Connecticut state budget that will take effect July 1. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

VT – Vermont's Commissioner of Housing and Community Affairs is leaving his post to return to the private sector. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Adirondacks – Filming is scheduled to begin this fall for a $20 million movie set in an iron ore mining town in the eastern Adirondacks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – In the coming weeks, Vermonters are expected to receive about $300 million in cash from the U.S. Treasury as part of the national stimulus plan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington is hoping to begin construction later this year on a $12 million project to replace the existing heating and cooling systems. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Roman Catholic Diocese is back in court defending itself against a suit filed by a former altar boy who blames the church for the molestation he allegedly suffered as a child. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The new owner of Vermont's Pepsi bottling franchise has laid off 15 workers in the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


South Burlington, Vermont – A 68-year-old man is pleading not guilty to charges he drove a South Burlington, Vermont school bus after he had been drinking. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington Vermont – Burlington Vermont's nonprofit Intervale Center is keeping its composting facility near the Winooski River open for another week. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, Vermont – The new Grafton Village Cheese facility in Brattleboro, Vermont is making cheese. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Vermont – The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vernon might get a new corporate name. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – Some students and faculty at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont are worried that a new strategic plan could endanger the institution's reputation as one of the premier locations for international studies. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – The Home Depot chain is closing 15 of its namesake stores across the country, including one in Brattleboro, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The number of Vermonters signing up for food stamp benefits is at a 15-year high. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie says he will run for re-election. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

CT – Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell is warning state lawmakers to be fiscally prudent as budget talks begin, announcing how this fiscal year's surplus has dropped from $263 million to only $15.7 million. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

CT – Connecticut House Speaker James Amann says he won't seek a third term as leader of the House of Representatives. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

VT – Vermont ski resorts had a banner season with skier visits expected to surpass 4.1 million. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NH – The New Hampshire House wants the state Supreme Court's opinion whether it's constitutional to let some 17-year-olds vote in primary elections. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Police say troopers fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them in Bradford. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Governor Jim Douglas took his economic stimulus package straight to Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday, appearing with a flip chart before a skeptical legislative committee to talk up a series of measures he unveiled over the weekend. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The state of Vermont has issued a Red Flag Warning for most of the state for Thursday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A special commission appointed by legislative leaders to study same-sex marriage has stopped just short in its final report of recommending that Vermont become the second state in the country - after Massachusetts - to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

VT – A former senior official with the Vermont public service board has been barred from appearing before the panel representing the power transmission company that now employs her. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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