North Country News

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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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:02 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Brattleboro, VT Gets Complaints

Brattleboro, VT – Town officials in Brattleboro, Vermont are being inundated with complaints from across the country about a decision to let voters decide whether arrest warrants should be issued for President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:44 am
Tue January 29, 2008

States Fight Coal Plant in SC

SC and VT – Attorneys general from Vermont and seven
states other are asking South Carolina environmental officials to deny a permit to build a coal-fired power plant.

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:37 am
Tue January 29, 2008

no Reduction in Vermont's Statewide School Property Tax

VT – There will not be any reduction in Vermont's statewide school property tax this year. The late announcement of that fact has prompted a round of finger-pointing at the statehouse. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:34 am
Tue January 29, 2008

VT considers a major new power line project

southern VT – Three towns, a regional commission, two environmental groups and two power agencies have asked to be heard as the Vermont Public Service Board considers a major new power line project for southern Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:32 am
Tue January 29, 2008

$300,000 in Funding for Bethel VT

Bethel, VT – Efforts to reopen and renovate Bethel, Vermont's 1892 Town Hall have been given a boost with more than $300,000 in funding in the new federal budget. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:29 am
Tue January 29, 2008

VT Senators try to delay new boarder laws

VT – Vermont's two U.S. Senators and 17 colleagues are asking the Secretary of Homeland Security to delay implementation of new requirements to enter the United States by land from Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

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