North Country News

VT – Cute and cuddly Presidential candidates? The Vermont Teddy Bear Company is selling teddy bears of the Presidential candidates. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Supreme Court has agreed to a salary freeze similar to the one applied to executive branch employees of state government. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The nation's economic downturn is reaching Vermont, with a rise in foreclosures. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Douglas Administration is working on a state economic stimulus package worth more than $100 million. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Bush Administration has urged a Federal Appeals Court to set aside a ruling by a federal judge that said states have the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A Vermont judge has declined to recuse himself from the case of a man accused in the 2006 slaying of a University of Vermont student. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont officials trying to figure out how to cut millions of dollars from the state budget say higher education and prescription aid to the elderly could fall victim to budget cuts. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Bennington, VT – The Bennington Battle Monument has been cleaned after being vandalized with graffiti, and will open for the season this weekend. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Essex, VT – A judge has denied a request by Essex, Vermont shooting suspect Christopher Williams to let him fire his lawyers. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A drunk driver who killed a teenager in a wrong-way crash on Vermont's Interstate 89 last year is going to prison. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont police are still trying to figure out why 40-year-old Nicole Waring avoided a would-be rescuer and plunged into the icy waters of Wardsboro Brook carrying her 6-year-old daughter, Dakota, on Saturday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A Montreal hells angel has been sentenced to life in prison for blowing up a federal drug informant nearly 15 years ago near the Canadian border. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – Fed by spring snowmelt, Lake Champlain
has surpassed flood stage, potentially threatening lakeside homes and businesses. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

VT – called Keep it in Vermont is urging Vermonters to spend their economic stimulus checks locally: on Vermont farms, businesses, and nonprofits. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Newport, VT – Site plans have been approved in Newport, Vermont for a 77-room hotel, condominium complex and marina on Lake Memphremagog. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more....

VT – Vermont officials have announced that a special state paving program will patch and fill the state's roughest roads will be this spring. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more....

VT – The organizer of a party that ended in $10,000 worth of damage to a former home of poet Robert Frost collapsed in court before being sentenced to a suspended jail term. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – A northern New York man with a history of stealing historical items and selling them on E-Bay is now accused of possessing a civil war uniform coat stolen from a local organization. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Ice cream magnates Ben & Jerry are taking on the Chinese government. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

New England – A coalition of environmental groups says New England is not on track to meet its targets for global warming pollution reductions. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – University of Vermont officials say eight laptop computers have been stolen from a dormitory - some while students were sleeping in the rooms. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – It will cost millions to replace credit and debit cards compromised by a recent security breach by the Hannaford Supermarket chain. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


Burlington, VT – The General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products Plant in Burlington, Vermont will help design and manage a $166 million U.S. Army contract to produce rockets. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Franklin County,VT – Wearing blue t-shirts, several hundred Franklin County residents descended on the Vermont Statehouse to remember a crash victim and call for stiffer laws for drunken drivers. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A new report says home ownership continues to be out of reach for many Vermonters who don't make enough money to pay rent or consider buying a house. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – According to U.S. census figures released Thursday, the population of half of Vermont's counties is declining. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

VT – A Vermont judge is expected to consider next week whether a Montreal woman accused of drowning her son in Lake Champlain is mentally competent to stand trial. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – An Elks Lodge in Vermont, found to have discriminated against women, has lost its bid for a new trial. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Adirondack, NY – An Adirondack plastics manufacturer will shut down this spring, putting nearly 70 people out of work. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Bennington County, Vermont – Some officials in Bennington County, Vermont are hoping an expansion of a corporate park will bring hundreds of new jobs to the area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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