North Country News

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..........

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..........

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..........

VT and NH – A family-owned produce wholesaler that supplies hundreds of restaurants,supermarkets and convenience stores in Vermont and New Hampshire has been sold. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more..........

Montpelier, Vt. – Gov. Jim Douglas' weekly news conferences
are likely to be back on public-access cable television soon, with
his own staff doing the camera work.

Vermont – Some Vermont health care advocates want to make it easier for people to sign up for the state's new Catamount Health insurance plan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Chittenden County, Vermont – The Chittenden County, Vermont prosecutor is dismissing a driving under the influence charge brought by a Colchester police officer. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Vermont – A new report is urging Vermont to consider mandatory recycling and more potent financial incentives to get people to use recycle bins and compost piles rather than landfills. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Vermont – Vermont business leaders say upcoming changes in border crossing requirements could have a devastating economic impact. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

National – The head of the EPA defended his decision not to let California and more than a dozen other states, including Vermont, impose vehicle emissions rules. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, VT – State fire officials say a Rutland, Vermont motel closed earlier this week after a fire could be fined for a variety of code violations. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, VT – State fire officials say a Rutland, Vermont motel closed earlier this week after a fire could be fined for a variety of code violations. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, VT – State fire officials say a Rutland, Vermont motel closed earlier this week after a fire could be fined for a variety of code violations. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, VT – State fire officials say a Rutland, Vermont motel closed earlier this week after a fire could be fined for a variety of code violations. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Vermont – Fifteen Vermont National Guardsmen are headed to Afghanistan where they will help train the Afghan National army and police forces. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Fort Edward, NY – Former Phish rocker Trey Anastasio spent last weekend in an upstate jail after he violated the conditions of his drug treatment program.

New York – The Adirondack Park Agency has launched a new computerized enforcement initiative against illegal subdivisions that identified 55 probable violators last year. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Chittenden County, Vermont – Chittenden County Vermont prosecutors will not appeal a judge's decision to dismiss murder charges stemming from a shooting death that occurred in the early 1970's. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – Burlington, Vermont's Deputy Police Chief Michael Schirling is poised to become the city's next police chief. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Bolton, VT – An off-road motorcycle group wants to buy a 16-acre parcel of land along the Winooski River in Bolton, Vermont for a place where people could legally ride. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Albany, NY – The Vermont Public Service Board is planning a hearing next week on a revised deal that would allow Fairpoint Communications to purchase Verizon's land telephone lines in the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, VT – Rutland, Vermont Mayor Christopher Louras wants the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources to drop a portion of a Lake Champlain protection plan because it would cost the city $3.5 million in required sewer upgrades. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

St. Albans, VT – Hundreds of contract employees for U.S. citizenship and immigration services in St. Albans, Vermont will hold union votes over the next several weeks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, VT – Rutland, Vermont Mayor Christopher Louras wants the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources to drop a portion of a Lake Champlain protection plan because it would cost the city $3.5 million in required sewer upgrades. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

Plattsburgh, NY – The storm that moved in from the Midwest pummeled the area with snow, sleet and high winds. Officials in New York's North County and Vermont are working today to clean up from the Nor'easter. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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