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, June 15, 2018 - 6:13 am
To the Editor: I am writing this to voice my opinion to leave the Village of Morristown as it is. Please do not dissolve. I have been a proud resident of the Town of Morristown since 1992, village res...
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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 6:12 am
To the Editor: N.Y. 21, the primary is June 26, and we have choices to make once again in the political arena. Dylan Ratigan is running in our district. Maybe you have seen him at one of his many stop...
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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 6:11 am
To the Editor: Dear Sen. Ritchie and Members of the NYS Senate Agricultural Committee: I was extremely upset to hear that you sponsored a bill (S.8274A) to require registration of bee colonies. As I'm...
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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 6:10 am
To the Editor: The Village of Morristown is a wonderful place to live and to raise a family. However, in the 32 years that I’ve lived here, I’ve watched it go from having a thriving small downtown are...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:36 am
To the Editor: The United Steelworkers Retiree Organization know as “SOAR” Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, Northern New York Chapter 4-AB1, is announcing their endorsement of Dylan Ratig...
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:34 am
To the Editor: Canton United Methodist Church (UMC) is pleased to write in support of the Transformation House project proposed by Grace Episcopal Church and New Hope Transformation House Ministries....
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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:32 am
To the Editor: I have remained an independent voter for the past forty years, but today I regret that because I am not registered as a Democrat I cannot vote for Tedra Cobb in the upcoming primary ele...
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:44 am
To the Editor: Remember those carefree days of summer vacation that were filled with days of swimming and freeze tag and nights of sleeping out under the stars and catching fireflies? You were free fr...
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:43 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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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 6:56 am
To the Editor: The Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton strongly supports the initiative to provide local (SLC) women with a “supported living home” in the unused rec...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:00 am
To the Editor: With Election Day approaching, local elections have the biggest impact on our day-to-day lives. I am well aware of this having served as a police detective, emergency medical technician...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:59 am
To The Editor: In response to the “Supervisor Misleading” Sound Of in the June 6-12 edition of North Country This Week, I would like to clarify a few points. At the April 16 town board meeting, a vote...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 5:45 am
To the Editor: Last week while visiting Mike Owen on Irish Settlement Road, my dog, Lucy, ran off. She has always stayed close to me in the past, so I wasn’t keeping a close eye on her. I didn’t noti...
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Monday, June 11, 2018 - 8:53 am
To the Editor: Most employment opportunities require experience and/or education. On June 26 we get to hire a Democratic candidate for representative to the US Congress. It is up to us to choose someo...
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Monday, June 11, 2018 - 5:46 am
To the Editor: In response to the article, “County Roads Need Major Work” which appeared in the June 2-8 issue of North Country This Week: That happens when the county lays blacktop to on dirt with no...
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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 7:54 am
To the Editor: The voters of the Village of Morristown are rapidly approaching a unique opportunity to dramatically improve the future viability of our community. Last year, the mayor and the village...
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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 7:53 am
To the Editor: Although I have been following the development of the dissolution study and agree with the results, I cannot vote on this issue because I am a legal resident elsewhere. Like many villag...
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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 7:52 am
To the Editor: The United Steelworkers Retiree Organization know as “SOAR” Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, Northern New York Chapter 4-AB1, is announcing their endorsement of Dylan Ratig...
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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 7:51 am
To the Editor: I met Tedra Cobb 18 years ago in Canton. at the initial 21st Century Project session hosted by the Northern NY Community Foundation. Tedra was sitting in the midst of many powerful, com...
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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:57 am
To the Editor: A few years ago at Hannaford food store my wife and I witnessed a young lady pull into a handicap parking space. We mentioned how people don’t seem to care about taking these reserved p...
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:53 am
  To the Editor: SeaComm will turn 55 on June 6, 2018. This milestone has been a concrete way for us to look back and appreciate all of the hard work and dedication that has been accomplished since th...
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:53 pm
To the Editor: My name is Nicholas Pignone, and I hereby announce my candidacy for a seat on our county’s legislative board, representing District 10. I am an attorney in Potsdam. I have been living w...
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:52 pm
To the Editor: We are now a few days into June, which for some of us holds significance as LGBT Pride month. We commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots against police repression of the LGBT...
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:09 am
To the Editor: On May 4-6, Canton Canoe Weekend held its 57th annual race weekend. The board would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who sponsored, volunteered or took part! We could not...
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:07 am
To the Editor: Dylan Ratigan is finding out that the Democratic party's big tent is not so big when you try to get into it. Although his independent approach might appeal to some of the Democratic gra...
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