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Class of 2031 graduates pre-K in Canton

Hayley Locy was among those who graduated from pre-K Wednesday at Banford Elementary in Canton to enter her new journey in kindergarten. ‘Congrats to class of 2031,’ said her mother Melanie Locy, who submitted the photo.

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133 racers compete at Madrid Canoe Regatta

To the Editor:

On June 9 & 10 the 27th annual Madrid Canoe Regatta was held at the Community Park. 133 racers participated to make it a successful weekend.

We would like to thank...

Opinion: Get help if struggling with suicidal thoughts, says Massena resident

To the Editor:

Brilliant. Talented. Deliciously Non-confirmative. Anthony Bourdain.

If you or any of your loved ones are struggling, please call 1-800-273-8255 or visit...

Poor planning

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To the Editor:

Two years ago, the mayor and village board of Morristown where approached to conduct a study on the possibility of dissolving the village government. The premise of the study...

Massena town supervisor endorses Cobb in primary

To the Editor:

It’s not very often that expertise matches the drive, heart and passion of any political candidate. For those of us in the North Country, we are lucky to find that very...

Pigeon poop

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Dueling Pianos shows net Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley $10,400

To the Editor:

Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley would like to extend our sincerest thank you to the many businesses and individuals who helped make our 2nd Annual Dueling...

Opinion: Consolidating village with town is positive move, says Morristown man

To the Editor:

In the small village of Morristown, a village-wide vote is approaching which would consolidate the financials and services of the Village of Morristown and the town.

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To the Editor:

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Rail line for sale

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Newspaper endorses Canton woman in bid for North Country congressional seat

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To the Editor:

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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...

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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...

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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...

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