North Country News

North Country/Adirondacks News
5:43 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Brattleboro, Vermont has adopted a new policy on the use of tasers

Brattleboro, Vermont – The town of Brattleboro, Vermont has adopted a new policy on the use of tasers following a critical report from an independent consultant who said two officers' use of the stun guns on two protesters was unnecessary and excessive . WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:49 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Search Continues for Missing student in VT

Middlebury, VT – About 100 people attended a vigil Tuesday night at the Middlebury College Chapel for a student who has been missing for two weeks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.......

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:47 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Douglas Hopes to Privatize the Lottery

VT – An official with a leading Wall Street investment house told Vermont Legislators that the fifty million dollars Governor Jim Douglas hopes to reap from privatizing the state lottery is too high. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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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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