North Country News

North Country/Adirondacks News
7:39 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Compost operation in Burlington, Vermont will close down later this year

VT – A compost operation in the Burlington, Vermont Intervale will close down later this year because it can't afford the required permits. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:36 am
Fri February 29, 2008

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is expanding its existing casino

NY – The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is expanding its existing casino, adding 1,000 more slot machines to the gaming operation on the U.S.-Canada border in northern New York. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:33 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife plan to issue 1,260 moose hunting permits

VT – The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is planning to issue 1,260 moose hunting permits this fall. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:31 am
Fri February 29, 2008

A new broadband communications network is being Considered in VT

VT – More than 20 towns in eastern and central Vermont are considering a plan to create a new broadband communications network with fiber-optic service for phone, internet and cable TV. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:29 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Vermont lawmakers revisit the issue of the drinking age

Vermont – Vermont lawmakers are revisiting the issue of the drinking age, saying it could be time to let people younger than 21 to legally drink alcohol. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:26 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Renewable energy and conservation efforts directed at heating fuels

VT – Vermont lawmakers have given their stamp of approval and sent to Governor Jim Douglas a bill designed to promote renewable energy and conservation efforts directed at heating fuels. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:24 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Unscrupulous telemarketers slam telephone customers

VT – Regulators are warning telephone customers that unscrupulous telemarketers are using confusion over the sale of Verizon's land lines to Fairpoint Communications to slam customers. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:21 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Three units at Fort Drum prepare to go to Iraq

Fort Drum, NY – Three units of the 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum are preparing to go to Iraq. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:19 am
Fri February 29, 2008

U.S. and Canadian spend less on Great Lakes than states

VT – A new report says local governments spend about $15 billion annually on Great Lakes environmental programs while the U.S. and Canadian governments do comparatively little for the world's largest surface freshwater system. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:17 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Vermont spends more money on prisons than higher education

VT – A new report says Vermont tops the list of states that spend more money on prison than higher education. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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