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.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:57 am
To the Editor: Feb. 12 I attended the Hopkinton Town Board Meeting. Attendees were given an opportunity to express their opinions regarding the proposed industrial wind project. For the most part, peo...
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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 8:44 am
To the Editor: The Racquette Valley Fish and Game Club in South Colton wishes to thank the following businesses for contributing to our ice fishing derby that was held on February 10: Fisher Builders,...
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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:02 am
To the Editor: I applaud Heuvelton High School for implementing a high school food pantry. I hope more schools follow suit. Georgia Macy Hopkinton Food Pantry co-director  
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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 10:01 am
To the Editor: February 14th marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the wilderness. The...
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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 9:58 am
To the Editor: Over 35 years ago, I moved to the North Country. As part of my work, one of my main goals was to improve agriculture and introduce soybeans as a viable crop. Now there are over 35,000 a...
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Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:46 am
To the Editor: I write to express my profound disgust over Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s vote to release the “Nunes Memo.” She has proven that, along with her other Republican colleagues on the Congr...
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:46 am
To the Editor: I’ve done a fair amount of business with Harbor Freight and look forward to a store in our area (Potsdam), although I wish it were closer the Ogdensburg, where we live. Online I've alwa...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:49 am
To the Editor: I need to say something important as the parent of a developmentally disabled child as well as a St. Lawrence County legislator. Students with severe cognitive impairments attend school...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:47 am
To the Editor: Another wonderful Christmas for 321 children and 149 families in our community. When thinking about the Christmas baskets and all the children you helped, two words came to mind -- amaz...
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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:57 am
To the Editor: There is a big difference between south and north of 72.,.it is called the "Watershed" In case some don't realize who live in Hopkinton and the surrounding towns, most of our water supp...
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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 8:01 am
To the Editor: In response to “Residents Need to Voice Opinion on Wind Farm,” which appeared in the Feb. 7-13 issue of North Country This Week: It would appear that the writer is so infuriated by the...
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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:30 am
To the Editor: In response to “Residents Need to Voice Opinion on Wind Farm” which appeared in the Feb. 7-13 issue of North Country This Week: The writer says that “the only reason to try to take land...
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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:29 am
To the Editor: The sugar maples, our state tree, average 60-75 feet tall, which is easily twice the height of the buildings in my town. From these two facts alone, can you picture the Town of Hopkinto...
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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:53 am
To the Editor: While many are relieved that the case involving the Watertown couple, charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty has been settled, I think the outcome was a travesty. Kudos to all t...
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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:51 am
To the Editor: As a Hopkinton town board member, I encourage every Hopkinton taxpayer to get involved with the proposed industrial wind project. This is by far the biggest decision ever to hit our sma...
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:42 am
  To the Editor: By now you have probably heard that Parishville has been eliminated from the North Ridge Wind Project by their overly restrictive setback and sound law. The town of Hopkinton can have...
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:22 am
To the Editor: I am running to be the next Congressperson for the 21st District because you deserve someone who meets with you, listens to you, and fights for you. I was born in Schenectady and moved...
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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 7:34 am
To the Editor: After more than seven years the time has come for Avangrid to move on from Hopkinton and find another host community for their wind project. Over time I have been approached by both the...
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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 7:33 am
To the Editor: I am writing to declare my candidacy for the position of St. Lawrence County legislator for District 7, which includes the towns of Clare, Colton, Hopkinton, Parishville, Piercefield, a...
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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:56 am
To the Editor: Enough talk, meetings, ads, hearings, presentations, proposals and projections on the industrial windmills! It is time to put Democracy to work. We live in a Democracy. So let’s vote. S...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:29 am
To the Editor: The Village of Potsdam will soon be making a decision whether to continue, or discontinue chemical fluoridation (medicating) the public water supply. In order to comply with (Public Hea...
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 8:38 am
To the Editor: This fall, Maggie McKenna and I, Sarah Lister, were elected to serve as representatives of the Village and Town of Potsdam, respectively. We are eager to help our already great communit...
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Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:27 am
To the Editor: On Saturday, Jan. 20, we held our first basketball tournament/clash at Norwood-Norfolk Central School, of what we hope to be an annual event for Joanne's Gift of Love. It was an amazing...
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Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:13 am
To the Editor: On Dec. 30, Representative Elise Stefanik wrote on her Facebook page, “The nonviolent protesters in Iran deserve our support as they stand up to this rogue regime. This is an important...
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Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:12 am
To the Editor: The staff and residents of United Helpers Maplewood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center would like to offer sincere thanks for the many wonderful gifts received by the residents this h...
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