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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...

VT – Vermont Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie says he will run for re-election. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

CT – Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell is warning state lawmakers to be fiscally prudent as budget talks begin, announcing how this fiscal year's surplus has dropped from $263 million to only $15.7 million. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

CT – Connecticut House Speaker James Amann says he won't seek a third term as leader of the House of Representatives. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo

VT – Vermont ski resorts had a banner season with skier visits expected to surpass 4.1 million. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NH – The New Hampshire House wants the state Supreme Court's opinion whether it's constitutional to let some 17-year-olds vote in primary elections. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Police say troopers fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them in Bradford. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Governor Jim Douglas took his economic stimulus package straight to Vermont lawmakers on Wednesday, appearing with a flip chart before a skeptical legislative committee to talk up a series of measures he unveiled over the weekend. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The state of Vermont has issued a Red Flag Warning for most of the state for Thursday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A special commission appointed by legislative leaders to study same-sex marriage has stopped just short in its final report of recommending that Vermont become the second state in the country - after Massachusetts - to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

VT – A former senior official with the Vermont public service board has been barred from appearing before the panel representing the power transmission company that now employs her. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Dairy cooperatives and Vermont's top agriculture official are urging the legislature to repeal or delay a law that would require milk companies, rather than farmers, to pay to transport milk. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more....

VT – Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy is pushing to have the nation's longest flying F-16 put on permanent display rather than cut up for scrap when it's retired from service. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Cute and cuddly Presidential candidates? The Vermont Teddy Bear Company is selling teddy bears of the Presidential candidates. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Supreme Court has agreed to a salary freeze similar to the one applied to executive branch employees of state government. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The nation's economic downturn is reaching Vermont, with a rise in foreclosures. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's Douglas Administration is working on a state economic stimulus package worth more than $100 million. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Bush Administration has urged a Federal Appeals Court to set aside a ruling by a federal judge that said states have the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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