North Country News

North Country/Adirondacks News
6:26 am
Fri February 1, 2008

House Committee Passed Hemp Bill

VT – A Vermont House committee has unanimously passed a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:12 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Judge Denies Plea deal for Montreal Woman Charged with Drowning Her Son

lake champlain, VT – A judge has denied a plea deal for a Montreal woman charged with drowning her son in Lake Champlain, in part, because it included the chance that she would serve her prison sentence in Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:07 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Thieves Steel Copper From Catholic Church

Bennington, Vermont – Police say thieves hoping to make a quick buck on the burgeoning black market for copper ripped a copper drain pipe off a Catholic Church in Bennington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:04 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Douglas Still Supports 4 Year Terms for Governors

VT – Governor Jim Douglas reiterated his support for extending governors' terms to four years Thursday, saying Vermonters want the change and should get the chance to vote on it. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:01 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Stricter Border Identifications Are Now in Effect

Canadian boarder NY VT – Stricter identification standards went into effect Thursday at the nation's borders. Customs and Border officials reported that traffic was moving smoothly at New York and Vermont's border crossings with Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:26 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Army Has new Recruitment Plan in VT

VT – Vermont will be part of a new U.S. Army recruitment campaign designed to entice potential soldiers to sign up. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:23 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Hunter Manslaughter Trial Postponed

MA – The manslaughter trial of a Massachusetts bear hunter charged with killing a Vermont man who was picking berries in 2005 is being postponed. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:17 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Nonprofit Testing Firm Moves Carefully Before Issuing New Requirements on Smoke Detectors

VT – An official from Underwriters' Laboratory told a Vermont Senate committee Tuesday that his nonprofit testing firm moves carefully before issuing new requirements for products seeking the UL stamp of approval. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:15 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Attorney William Sorrell is Asking for Guidlines for Carbon Offsets

VT – Vermont Attorney William Sorrell and his counterparts in nine other states are asking the Federal Trade Commission to develop guidelines for businesses that sell carbon offsets. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:11 am
Wed January 30, 2008

VT trys to bring National Guard Home

VT – A group of Vermont lawmakers say President Bush no longer has the authority to use National Guard troops in Iraq. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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