North Country News

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...


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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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