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 Letters@NorthCountryNow.com, 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.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:13 am
To the Editor: It is with deep gratitude to extend sincere appreciation to those supporting my bid for Canton town supervisor. The volunteers that carried petitions for the independent line of the Foc...
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:12 am
To the Editor: For everyone in Hopkinton and Parishville: The election is coming up and as you know I (Janice Pease) am running for a town councilwoman seat. I am working toward the goal of being elec...
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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 8:44 am
To the Editor: This letter is addressed to the Village of Massena residents in regards to village code changes. Sept. 19 will be the first reading of changes of the village codes that will impact the...
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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 6:22 am
To the Editor: Now is the time to condemn in the strongest possible terms any and all violence by the Antifa faction. Such violence is not only wrong in and of itself, although of course that would be...
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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:02 am
To the Editor: The 34th annual Summer Social for the Parish of the Visitation and St. Raymond has come and gone. Good food, good company and a beautiful summer day was shared by all who were in attend...
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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: The Community Lunch Program for Kids completed three very successful distributions of breakfast and lunch food items to children in the Norwood, Norfolk, Raymondville area over the 2017...
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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set f...
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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ogdensburg was pleased to once again host the NYS Bass Federation Tournament/Sportsman Show on Saturday, Aug. 19 and Sunday, A...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:04 am
To the Editor: In response to “Breastfeeding in Church,” which appeared in the Aug. 30 - Sept. 5 issue of North Country This Week: The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines pornography thus: "Porno...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:03 am
To the Editor: There is a sign in the Hopkinton area that continues pop up in varies locations that suggest a 50 percent tax cut if wind turbines are erected. This info, as anyone who has been followi...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:56 am
To the Editor: As a former resident of the Village of Norfolk, I was disappointed in returning for the annual Labor Day Firematic competition, which had been dormant for a year. I can remember since t...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:55 am
To the Editor: Thank you Dr. Mazzotta. During more than three decades as a physician in our community in the North Country you provided excellent care to patients. In addition to being a great, reliab...
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: I read with great interest “Families Torn over Wind Development” and “Personal Attacks over Wind Issues” on the front page of the Aug. 30 - Sept. 5 issue of North Country This Week. Mr....
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:46 am
To the Editor: For our safety, many years ago our elected servants started the “War on Drugs” including on marijuana, cocaine and heroin. All three of these drugs have medical value. Putting pressure...
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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:05 pm
To the Editor: Fellow Democrats, on Sept. 12, you have an important decision to make. With four Democrats seeking two seats, the choices must be weighed carefully. It has been a pleasure speaking with...
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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 11:12 am
To the Editor: The 34th annual Summer Social for the Parish of the Visitation and St. Raymond has come and gone. Good food, good company and a beautiful summer day was shared by all who were in attend...
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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 11:09 am
To the Editor: The Waddington Summer Concert Series again ended a very successful year. We offered concerts with a wide range of musical style. Thank you to the sponsors, volunteers, musicians, for a...
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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 11:08 am
To the Editor: What the news media does not tell people is that college students instigated the violence in Charlottesville, Va. That is a town in the Blue Ridge foothills in between I-81 in Richmond....
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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:32 am
To the Editor Here’s a thought for the pro and anti-wind turbine folks of Parishville-Hopkinton. Go solar….before Brookfield and National Grid get their hands on it. There’s a reason that a multinatio...
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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:31 am
To the Editor: With Primary Day approaching, you wonder the importance, however, this day is earmarked as the time when parties weed out and select the best candidate to represent them at the general...
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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:31 am
To the Editor: My name is Judith Rich, and I am running for my fourth term as Potsdam Town Councilwoman. Prior to serving on the Town Council, I served for 15 years on the Potsdam School Board. My hus...
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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:30 am
To the Editor: Summers in the North Country were very exciting for us kids and, as always, all too brief—flying by in the blink of an eye. Growing up in 1950s Potsdam offered endless possibilities for...
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Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:29 am
To the Editor, I would like to endorse my friend, Judy Rich for Potsdam town council. She has served us taxpayers on this board in the past and also has served on the school board. Nothing gets by he...
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Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:28 am
To the Editor: My name is Jim Gibson, and I would like to announce my candidacy for Canton Highway Superintendent. I am a lifelong resident of the Town of Canton and a graduate of Hugh C. Williams Hig...
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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:25 am
To the Editor: I am writing to ask those residents of Colton who are concerned about ever-increasing property taxes to elect me town supervisor. Property taxes are a crushing burden for the residents...
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