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NY – The International Ice Hockey Federation has named an event that occurred in northern New York its top international hockey story of the past century. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – A northern New York man is in jail after police say he assaulted his wife and then set their house on fire with three children still inside. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Vermont Supreme Court has given a green light to the company that wants to build a big new set of power lines to serve northwestern Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The lawyer for a man accused of killing University of Vermont student Michele Gardner-Quinn questioned a lack of evidence on Brian Rooney's clothes or car linking him to the crime. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's top Roman Catholic clergyman has written to parishioners around the state, apologizing to the victim in a priest sex abuse case but saying the church will appeal last week's $8.7 million verdict against the Diocese of Burlington. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – Senator Charles Schumer says the four federal prisons in New York State are dangerously overcrowded and understaffed. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Republican Karen Kerin has announced she is running for Vermont Attorney General, hoping to unseat Democratic Incumbent William Sorrell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – After a last-minute effort to boost donations of maple syrup for soldiers, Vermont's annual effort has been deemed a success. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Transportation officials are warning drivers to expect delays on Interstate 89 North, between Richmond and Williston, as two weeks of work gets under way to repair a dip in the road. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Police are investigating the death of a nursing home patient whose body was found in a pond on the facility's grounds in Barton. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – An attorney for a former altar boy, who filed suit against Vermont's Catholic Diocese, has urged jurors to award millions in compensatory and punitive damages for suffering that was allegedly endured at the hands of a priest. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Outgoing Vermont House Speaker Gaye Symington made her official announcement Monday morning that she is running for governor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Vermont ranks third in the nation in deaths from accidental falls among people over the age of 65. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – The town of Brattleboro, Vermont has settled with a former resident who accused police of violating his civil rights when they stunned him with a taser in 2004. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – A former alter boy suing the Diocese of Burlington over sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest and never reported it because he believed that priests were the next thing to God. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

CT – The Connecticut Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at reducing the pollution that causes global warming. Details from WAMC's Carrie

CT – Mayors, union leaders and activists are criticizing the decision by Governor M. Jodi Rell and legislators not to make any changes to the Connecticut state budget that will take effect July 1. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo...

VT – Vermont's Commissioner of Housing and Community Affairs is leaving his post to return to the private sector. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Adirondacks – Filming is scheduled to begin this fall for a $20 million movie set in an iron ore mining town in the eastern Adirondacks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – In the coming weeks, Vermonters are expected to receive about $300 million in cash from the U.S. Treasury as part of the national stimulus plan. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington is hoping to begin construction later this year on a $12 million project to replace the existing heating and cooling systems. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Roman Catholic Diocese is back in court defending itself against a suit filed by a former altar boy who blames the church for the molestation he allegedly suffered as a child. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The new owner of Vermont's Pepsi bottling franchise has laid off 15 workers in the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


South Burlington, Vermont – A 68-year-old man is pleading not guilty to charges he drove a South Burlington, Vermont school bus after he had been drinking. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington Vermont – Burlington Vermont's nonprofit Intervale Center is keeping its composting facility near the Winooski River open for another week. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, Vermont – The new Grafton Village Cheese facility in Brattleboro, Vermont is making cheese. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Vermont – The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vernon might get a new corporate name. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – Some students and faculty at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont are worried that a new strategic plan could endanger the institution's reputation as one of the premier locations for international studies. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – The Home Depot chain is closing 15 of its namesake stores across the country, including one in Brattleboro, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The number of Vermonters signing up for food stamp benefits is at a 15-year high. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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