North Country News

VT – Vermont officials fear a quick spring warm-up could lead to fast melting of the deep snow pack, and that could trigger flooding. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

National – The ten states participating in a regional greenhouse gas initiative announced Monday that they will hold a first-in-the-nation carbon dioxide allowance auction on September 10th. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's top deer biologists says the deer herd is in pretty good shape, despite the long, snowy winter. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Governor Jim Douglas has announced $209,000 in grants from the Vermont Division of Historic Preservation that will help 23 farms preserve historic barns. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Quechee, VT – A 24-year-old Quechee, Vermont man will spend two years in prison for shooting and killing a friend with a pistol he didn't think would go off. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – The New York Power Authority announced this afternoon that it would suspend part of it's energy charges to two North Country communities that are challenging their power bills. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Vermont Senate this week is expected
to take up a bill calling for a systematic look at the exceptions to Vermont's public records law. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

Proctor, Vermont – The lawyer for a 21-year-old Proctor, Vermont man charged with running a man down and killing him with his vehicle last year has been given more time to interview a medical examiner and two forensic scientists. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


Guilford, Vermont – Rain-soaked snow building up on the roof of an old mill in Guilford, Vermont was blamed for the building's collapse Monday. The town fire chief said a second building was in danger. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A group of Vermont Democrats, tired of waiting for their party to field a candidate against incumbent Republican Governor Jim Douglas, has announced plans for a write-in campaign in behalf of Progressive Party Candidate Anthony Pollina. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Education Commissioner says poor results on a statewide high school math test are another sign that Vermont needs to rethink the way it teaches its kids. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Windham, VT – People with a keen interest in whether
the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant wins a license extension can turn to a new resource on the World Wide Web. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

VT – The Vermont Air National Guard is starting to replace its aging fleet of F-16 fighter jets. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Federal regulators will review Vermont Yankee's fitness for duty program when they do a scheduled security inspection at the nuclear power plant, following an employee's suspension for testing positive for alcohol. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Some Vermont taxpayers may have to refile their tax returns because of mistakes on their 10-99 forms. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – State and federal law enforcement agencies are touting several recent successes in Vermont's war on drugs. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas has released a report that indicates the state can meet a renewable energy goal. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont Congressman Peter Welch announced that he is co-sponsoring legislation to try to overturn the EPA's decision that denied California, Vermont and other states to impose strict auto emissions standards. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Adirondack, NY – A bloody battle fought in the Adirondack wilderness 250 years ago this month will be commemorated through a series of public presentations by an upstate author. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

lake champlain, VT – The abandoned Moran Generating Plant on the Lake Champlain waterfront in Burlington, Vermont will be redeveloped. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – At least 19 towns in eastern and central Vermont have approved nonbinding resolutions to create a new broadband communications network to provide fiber-optic telephone, internet and cable TV service. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Excitement over the Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton presidential primary helped Vermont set a record for primary election turnout on Tuesday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A Vermont state Senate committee wants the Legislature to appoint a panel that would oversee an independent review of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Williston, Vermont – A Williston, Vermont man has been charged with embezzling more than $2.2 million from a captive insurance manager where he was a senior vice president. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, Vermont – The mayor of Rutland, Vermont says he will send out snow plows after hours if the conditions warrant it after city officials questioned his plan to cut back on overtime plowing. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Poultney, VT – A longtime college administrator is set to become the next president of Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – Burlington voters are being asked to approve almost $40 million in borrowing by the city electric department. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Middlebury, VT – A Middlebury College senior who was paralyzed in a skiing accident two years ago is back on the slopes, hoping to improve safety conditions and awareness in ski racing. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Manchester, Vermont – Manchester, Vermont residents are opting to decide most Town Meeting Day issues the old fashioned way: from the floor during the open meeting. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Tuesday is Town Meeting Day, Vermont's annual exercise in democracy, which coincides this year with a closely watched presidential primary. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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