North Country News

Montpelier, Vermont – The Vermont House has given preliminary approval to a bill designed to reduce the chances that kids will get lead poisoning from paint in old houses. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton will be in Vermont on Friday stumping for the presidential campaign of her mother, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Wednesday was the deadline to register to vote in next week's presidential primary and Town Meeting Day ballots in Vermont. Vermont election officials say 4,000 people have registered to vote just in the last month.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Glens falls, NY – State police have identified the man
killed in a wrong-way crash on the Adirondack Northway early this morning. Jill Rontey has more...

NY – New York's inspector general says there's no
room for confusion: it's not OK for a motor vehicles clerk to help her husband pass a driving test. Jill Rontey has more...

NH – New Hampshire regulators have approved the sale of Verizon's landline phone and internet service in northern new england to north Carolina-based Fairpoint communications.
WAMC's north country bureau chief Pat Bradley has more...

Montpelier, Vermont – East Montpelier, Vermont's town clerk is suing the town, accusing the selectboard of keeping her from doing her job as town treasurer.WAMC's north country bureau chief Pat Bradley has more...

Pownal, Vermont – Pownal, Vermont resident Rose-Marie Pelletier says people should donate their federal tax rebate to communities.WAMC's north country bureau chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – With abundant snowfall this season, Vermont ski areas are likely to break the 10-year average of 4.1 million visits.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A bill to require a specific type of in new Vermont homes has been sent back to a senate committee for more work, after it ran into trouble on the senate floor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Vermont senate has gone on record urging congress to reject the bush administration's calls for cuts in funding for a program designed to clear up backlogs in the maintenance of DNA data banks managed by states.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Three women with decades of experience in politics and community activism are heading up the Vermont Women for Barack Obama Leadership Committee . North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports...

Montpilliar, Vt – Progressive challenger for the Vermont governor's office Anthony Pollina is taking aim on incumbent governor Jim Douglas' budget proposal.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........


NH – Skiers are taking to the slopes of many New Hampshire mountains this week, but when the snow melts, mountain bikes will take over at. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

VT – Paul Robbins, the ski and travel journalist who served as the U.S. ski team's primary writer for more than two decades, has died. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Middlebury, VT – A volunteer search and rescue group from Texas is helping to look for a missing Middlebury College student. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

USA – Governors from across the country are raised the issue of a possible second stimulus package for the nation's infrastructure Monday at a White House meeting with President Bush. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A proposal to restructure Vermont's Education Department has resurfaced in the Legislature, with a Senate committee considering eliminating the State Board of Education and elevating the education commissioner to a cabinet-level secretary. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


Lake George, NY – Four ice fishermen face charges they pulled nearly 500 fish from an Adirondack lake - about 300 fish over the legal limit. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


Derby, VT – The pastor of a Derby, Vermont church that was vandalized in December and burglarized earlier this week says he doesn't know if the two incidents were connected. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is condemning federal regulators for holding a workshop to discuss issues related to extending the operations of the country's nuclear power plants past 60 years. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Some state officials say staff shortages and an upcoming budget shortfall could jeopardize the Vermont State Police force. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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VT – A Vermont Senate committee is considering a bill that would elect the U.S. President and Vice-President by popular vote alone and eliminate the electoral college. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, Vermont – The town of Brattleboro, Vermont has adopted a new policy on the use of tasers following a critical report from an independent consultant who said two officers' use of the stun guns on two protesters was unnecessary and excessive . WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


Middlebury, VT – About 100 people attended a vigil Tuesday night at the Middlebury College Chapel for a student who has been missing for two weeks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.......

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...

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