Here are recent "Letters to the Editor" of "NorthCountryNow.com." Letters should be 400 words or fewer and are subject to editing. They can be e-mailed to [email protected], faxed to 268-8701, mailed to North Country This Week, P.O. Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or dropped off at our office, 19 Depot St., Potsdam.

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
To the Editor: Entering the lobby of a Lewis County government building for an early morning meeting, I noticed a circle of a dozen women having a lively discussion. I hesitated, curious, and listened...
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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
To the Editor: Once again I am compelled to set the facts and issues straight. The pro-wind people have tried to no avail to recruit persons in neighboring towns to write letters, be in full-page ads...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 9:00 am
To the Editor: Warm weather in the North Country heralds the long awaited return of motorcycles to our beautiful country roads. You’ll see solo riders, small groups, and sometimes long lines of riders...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:59 am
To the Editor: To our neighbors in Hopkinton and all surrounding towns: We're not out of the woods yet! After so many difficult meetings, disappointments, and detours, those of us who are skeptical of...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
To the Editor: Celebrate ‘National Hamburg Month.’ Support your local restaurants, supermarkets and especially our local farmers by enjoying a delicious hamburger. With the nicer weather moving into t...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:52 am
To the Editor: As I reflect on Mother's Day and its cherished bond between mother and child, my mind wanders to dairy cows, world-wide symbols of motherhood, who never get to see or nurture their own...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:55 am
  To the Editor: I would like to invite my friends and neighbors to come out on Tuesday, May 22, to say yes to the very small library tax increase proposed by the Norwood Public Library Board of Trust...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:07 am
To the Editor: First, I want to thank you for sending me the paper. There are so many great stories to read. I want to write on these eyesores of windmills. In response to the March 21-27 Letter to th...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:08 am
  To the Editor: Cancer is no stranger to our community, the CDC reports 114 St. Lawrence County residents are told each year they have breast, cervical or colorectal cancer. Knowing you have cancer i...
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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:51 am
To the Editor: Dr. Richard Wessell is well-known to us as an outstanding caregiver in this community. To us, he has demonstrated superior clinical skills, and ability in assessment. But, he also has g...
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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:50 am
To the Editor: Now that the petitions are in, I feel I made the best choice of our Democratic field. My first requirement was someone who could beat Stefanik in the fall. Tedra Cobb got the most signa...
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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:22 am
To the Editor: Our son was transported from Canton-Potsdam Hospital Potsdam to Upstate in Syracuse via Life Flight, with a brain bleed. The ability to quickly get him to a trauma facility was vital in...
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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:21 am
To the Editor: Happy National Healthcare Auxilian Day! On May 2 Gov. Andrew Cuomo proclaimed the day as Healthcare Auxilian Day in New York State to recognize the dedicated Auxilians who annually dona...
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Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:20 am
  To the Editor: Why increase funding for libraries? One can’t be blamed for asking the question when so much information and entertainment is just one click away. Libraries, however, are more than co...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:46 am
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Nancy Addison for the Lisbon Central school board. Nancy has been a highly dedicated school board member for the past 10 years, including being...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:45 am
To the Editor: Today I am announcing my candidacy for St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators – District 14. I believe the people of St. Lawrence County are hardworking and dedicated citizens; ready...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:44 am
To the Editor: My name is Scott Wilhelm, and I am running for a seat on the Lisbon Central School Board of Education. I am a proud Lisbon alumni of LCS. My wife of 18 years and I both graduated from L...
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 12:28 pm
  To the Editor: We in Bucks Bridge feel your pain of having to add time and mileage to your daily commute due to the ridiculous bridge situation in Canton. Many of us are affected as well. However, p...
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 12:24 pm
To the Editor: I am writing to voice concern regarding the bridge construction project in downtown Canton, and the associated traffic delays as a result. This is a very important project, and it neede...
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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:29 am
To the Editor: The St. Lawrence County Birth Connection (SLCBC) was thrilled with the turnout for BIRTH, the play. Clearly there is an interest in the topic of how, why, when, and with whom people giv...
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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:28 am
To the Editor: Now that the petitions are in, I feel I made the best choice of our Democratic field. My first requirement was someone who could beat Stefanik in the fall. Tedra Cobb got the most signa...
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Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:10 am
To the Editor: Iberdrola/Avangrid/Atlantic Wind's industrial wind facility will be overly burdensome to the residents and landowners of Hopkinton and surrounding area. The company has been relentless...
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Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 8:03 am
To the Editor: The Madrid-Waddington PTO would like to thank the community for the support of our spaghetti dinner fundraiser held on April 10th at the Madrid Hotel. It was a huge success! Special tha...
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Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 8:02 am
To the Editor: In response to “OBPA Defends Airline After Scathing Story” which appeared in the April 21-27 issue of North Country This week:This article misses the point. It's not the age of the airc...
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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:17 am
To the Editor: Much to my dismay I have had the pleasure of setting in line for literally an hour getting from one side of Canton to the other. Once going South on 11, once going North off 68 and onto...
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