North Country News

VT – An official with a leading Wall Street investment house told Vermont Legislators that the fifty million dollars Governor Jim Douglas hopes to reap from privatizing the state lottery is too high. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Today show co-host Meredith Vieira took an icy plunge into Lake Champlain Wednesday, in a benefit for Special Olympics Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Indian Lake, NY – The Adirondack town of Indian Lake is getting 2-point-67 million dollars in funding to upgrade its water system to meet state and federal quality standards. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rochester, VT – Rocky, a popular moose that had been showing up in yards in Rochester, Vermont and walking up to cars, had to be put down after becoming ill. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Bennington, Vermont – A Bennington, Vermont teenager is facing charges of spray painting graffiti on the Bennington Battle Monument. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont Congressman Peter Welch has proposed suspending the purchase of oil for the country's oil reserve to give drivers short-term relief from rising gas prices at the pump.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A Vermont House committee has voted to advance a measure that would replace Vermont's statewide property tax on primary homes with a new income tax. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The founders of Ben & Jerry's have
endorsed Barack Obama, loaning the Vermont campaign two ``ObamaMobiles'' to tour the state and doling out ``Cherries for
Change'' ice cream. Jill Rontey reports...

VT – Vermont legislators are divided over a bill aimed at making it easier to build modestly priced housing closer to town centers in vermont. Katie Britton has more

Adirondack, NY – The Adirondack Park Agency hopes a new land-sale tracking system will help it thwart illegal subdivisions. Jill Rontey reports...

VT – The Vermont House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow industrial hemp to be grown in the state when and if the federal government approves. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Governor Jim Douglas is expressing doubt that a proposal launched by his fellow Republicans to revamp Vermont's statewide property tax will see action this year. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – The Douglas administration and the Vermont State Employees Association have reached an agreement on a new contract.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Vermont – Vermont lawmakers are considering a bill
aimed at limiting children's exposure to lead in toys, jewelry and other items.Jill Rontey...

VT – Vermont election officials want to help the elderly vote by bringing absentee ballots to nursing homes. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Many towns and cities in Vermont are running out of road salt and warning drivers that roads may be slippery for the rest of the winter. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A former state senator has decided not to run for Vermont governor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – A former court security guard has admitted stealing money from people as he scanned their belongings when they entered the courthouse in Burlington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.... the courthouse in Burlington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Despite its late primary and relatively small number of delegates, Vermont could matter in who becomes the Democratic presidential nominee. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – The two-day winter storm dumped up to 17 inches of snow in parts of Vermont, closing schools, partially collapsing a warehouse roof and making driving treacherous. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


Derby, VT – Experts in online privacy say they're keeping an eye on a criminal case in Vermont in which a man allegedly caught with child pornography in his laptop computer is being pressed to provide his password so investigators can see what's in the computer. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Police are warning people about a new phishing scam taking advantage of the tax season. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, Vermont – The city of Burlington, Vermont has a new police chief. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont Education Commissioner Richard Cate is calling for a complete revamping of the state's education system. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermonters worried about increasing costs for heating fuel or gasoline will have a chance to speak out about those concerns Wednesday evening. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Portland, Maine – The Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine will sever its relationship with the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2011. Pat Bradley has more...

MA – The presidential campaigns are hoping to tap into what some see as a rising level of interest in politics on the nation s college campuses.WAMC s Paul Tuthill reports...

Southwestern Vermont – The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont plans to cut staff to avoid going over budget. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – A company hoping to build a 16-turbine wind power project on a Northeast Kingdom ridge line is going ahead with construction while their permit is appealed to the Vermont Supreme Court. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........


VT – Barre, Vermont Mayor Thomas Lauzon wants to tax people who sell homes in the city as a way to raise money to reduce residential property taxes. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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