North Country News

North Country/Adirondacks News
7:45 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Meredith Vieira Took an Icy Plunge into Lake Champlain Wednesday

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:42 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Indian Lake is Getting 2.67 million Dollars in Funding for a Water System

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:40 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Moose Put Down in Rochester

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...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:37 am
Thu February 21, 2008

A Vermont Teenager is Facing Charges of Spray Painting a Monument

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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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:35 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Short-term Relief from Rising Gas Prices in VT

VT – Vermont Congressman Peter Welch has proposed suspending the purchase of oil for the country's oil reserve to give drivers short-term relief from rising gas prices at the pump.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:33 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Measure that Would Replace Vermont's Statewide Property Tax

VT – A Vermont House committee has voted to advance a measure that would replace Vermont's statewide property tax on primary homes with a new income tax. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:47 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Ben & Jerry's Founders Loan Campaign ObamaMobiles

VT – The founders of Ben & Jerry's have
endorsed Barack Obama, loaning the Vermont campaign two ``ObamaMobiles'' to tour the state and doling out ``Cherries for
Change'' ice cream. Jill Rontey reports...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
5:14 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Vermont Legislators Divided over Housing Bill

VT – Vermont legislators are divided over a bill aimed at making it easier to build modestly priced housing closer to town centers in vermont. Katie Britton has more

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:15 am
Mon February 18, 2008

Adirondack Park Agency Tracking System Targets Illegal Subdivisions.

Adirondack, NY – The Adirondack Park Agency hopes a new land-sale tracking system will help it thwart illegal subdivisions. Jill Rontey reports...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:52 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Hemp May be Allowed to Grow in Vermont

VT – The Vermont House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow industrial hemp to be grown in the state when and if the federal government approves. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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