Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:27 am
    North Country Now photo by Andy Gardner. By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The village will hold a public hearing next month before voting on a declaration that the former Massena School of Business, 22...
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:38 pm
St. Lawrence County's unemployment rate in May was 5.3 percent that’s down from 6.2 percent in May of 2017, according to the Department of Labor. The overall, statewide unemployment rate in May was 4....
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:35 pm
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM – The Town of Potsdam has turned down a request from Waste Stream to change the zoning at the company’s yard at 147 Maple St. from residential to commercial. The company “sen...
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:34 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The town supervisor says the interim CEO will lead Massena Memorial Hospital for no more than two months while they search for a permanent chief executive. At Monday night’s...
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:09 am
MASSENA -- SeaComm recently donated $500 to the Waddington Redevelopment Association. The funds will be used to assist the association in promoting the community of Waddington and the many features i...
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Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:49 pm
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency has scheduled its annual meeting for Friday, June 22 at 8:30 a.m. at the Ernest J. LaBaff Industrial Building, 19 Commerce Lane. The ann...
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Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:49 pm
HOPKINTON -- Lawyers for Avangrid officially acknowledged that they have ceased all development efforts on the North Wind Ridge Farm. The letter from Young/Sommer LLC, dated June 15, 2018, states: “I...
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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 2:32 pm
Front row, from left, Clifford Wood, Medicaid Service Coordinator Shantel Ingersoll, Assistant Program Leader Magie Pike, Vincent Fisher, Lowes Live Nursery Specialist Brian Bennett, Mosaic Maintenan...
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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 2:30 pm
The St. Lawrence Seaway reported overall gains in traditional cargoes through May with shipments of coal, grain, liquid bulk and general cargoes totaling 4.67 million metric tons, keeping Seaway traff...
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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 2:29 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- An Environmental Protection Agency official says the cleanup at the former General Motors site will likely conclude in next year. That update came from Ann Kelly from the EP...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:28 pm
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- The RACER trust is in negotiations with two firms to potentially lease or buy portions of the former General Motors site, one of which is a cryptocurrency and blockchain com...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:07 am
OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department pool will open June 16 at noon with no admission cost until 2020. Swimming will once again be free this summer thanks to a donation Pepsi C...
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:11 am
OGDENSBURG -- Pepsi Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers will cover the cost of all children and adult pool entry fees during public swimming for this and the next three summers at the Elsa M. Luksich Municipal...
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 5:50 am
CANTON – Several new small businesses and some established local companies in Canton have been awarded grants through a microenterprise program administered through the village’s economic development...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:43 pm
A scene from the Empire State Mine from a NYPA video on Youtube. Click the link below for more. GOUVERNEUR – Titan Mining Corporation hosted a grand opening ceremony Tuesday at the recently re-opened...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:48 am
By CRAIG FREILICH POTSDAM – The Five Guys burger restaurant to open in the former Stewart’s store site at 75 Market St. will not use the Stewart’s store building as first planned. The developer’s comp...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:03 am
OGDENSBURG — The Carlisle Law Firm recently donated $500 toward the BassMaster Elite Series that will take place this summer in Waddington. “We could not host the BassMaster Elite Series without thei...
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Monday, June 11, 2018 - 5:51 am
POTSDAM -- Jefford's Steel of Potsdam is contributing $7,800 worth of materials to complete the North Country Children's Museum's handicap ramp. "We are so grateful to Jefford's for this incredible do...
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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:33 pm
Farmer's and agricultural producers in St. Lawrence County have only until next week to participate in the federal 2017 Census of Agriculture by submitting the paper questionnaire. Responses to the qu...
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:43 pm
Editor's Note: This story as originally published failed to attribute the prediction that 3.5 million technology jobs will be unfilled by 2021 to original research conducted by Cybersecurity Ventures....
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Friday, June 1, 2018 - 6:02 am
LISBON -- A new gift shop, Friends in Thyme, is celebrating its grand opening Saturday, June 2 at 10996 State Highway 37, on the Lisbon-Waddington town line. Partners Charlotte Ward and Sharon Cook a...
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:37 pm
North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, says she is against new tariffs on steel and aluminum announced today by the Trump administration. Tariffs of up to 25 percent will be imposed...
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 2:39 pm
POTSDAM – Harbor Freight Tools is now open in the former Giant Tiger space at the plaza with the Big Lots, Save-A-Lot and Kinney Drugs stores on outer Market Street. The discount tool retailer sells a...
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:27 pm
OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg is seeking engineering proposals for a property conditions assessment at the former Newell Building. The engineering is the first step in a major rehabilitation project planned...
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Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:03 am
Pictured in front, from left, Stasun Hebert, Funeral Director, LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home; Sean McNamara, President, Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce; Nicole Larue, Owner/Funeral Directo...
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