North Country News

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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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:13 am
Thu February 28, 2008

snow-weary Vermonters go south

VT – The tough winter is sending many snow-weary Vermonters south, but people with pets who try to make last minute plans could end up with problems. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:03 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Legal scholars are offering their views on a troop deployment bill

Montpelier, Vermont – Legal scholars are offering their views on a troop deployment bill being considered in the Vermont legislature.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:50 am
Thu February 28, 2008

The Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Public Service wants a lawmaker sanctioned for inappropriate comments

VT – The Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Public Service wants a lawmaker sanctioned for telling a state attorney during a meeting that if this were China, someone in her department might be taken out and shot. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...
for inappropriate comments

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:38 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Former clerk admits to stealing more than $150,000

lake champlain, VT – The former clerk for a village on the shore of Lake Champlain has admitted she stole more than $150,000 in cash from the village over a five-year period. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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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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