North Country News

North Country/Adirondacks News
5:32 am
Thu February 28, 2008

W.C. Bill Heinz has died

Bennington, Vermont – Bennington, Vermont resident W.C. Bill Heinz, a former New York Sun sportswriter and author who witnessed the Normandy invasion on D-Day, covered some of the greatest sports moments of the 1940s and helped write the book Mash has died. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:30 am
Thu February 28, 2008

The Vermont House gives preliminary approval to lead bill

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...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:27 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Chelsea Clinton will be in VT on Friday

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...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:24 am
Thu February 28, 2008

4,000 VT citizens have registered to vote in the last month before the deadline

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:33 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Driver killed in Northway crash was going wrong way

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:31 am
Wed February 27, 2008

DMV investigated, employee fired for troubling testing procedures

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:29 am
Wed February 27, 2008

New Hampshire regulators have approved the sale of Verizon

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:26 am
Wed February 27, 2008

East Montpelier, Vermont's town clerk is suing the town

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:23 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Vermont resident thinks people should donate their tax rebate to communities

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...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:19 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Vermont ski areas are likely to break the 10-year average

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...

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