Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:08 am
FEMA assistance is a waste of money. All it does is reward those who were ignorant enough to build on land that was only inches above the average high water mark, and encourages them to keep on doing...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
When an American flag passes: Stand up, remove your hat, place your right hand over your heart and stop any conversation you are having. It is not necessary to salute every American flag that passes....
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
With the majority of the people of Parishville and Hopkinton opposed to living in a wind farm and toward 700 people having signed a petition for no PILOT and/or a moratorium — the towns continue to sa...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
Trees. We need them for windbreakers, for beauty and for our living creatures we share the planet with. Why are the trees all cut by the Massena Post Office? By the ball field? Who will replant them a...
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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:01 am
Aubudon says wind turbines cause 140,000 to 228,000 dead birds each year. Somebody has to stop them.  
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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:22 am
What is going happen with the space where Rite Aid is now when they are moved to the new spot? What is ever going be done with the space where the grocery store was right next to it? Why don't town of...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:22 am
So are we hollowing out the interior of Canton? Now Rite-Aid is heading to the outskirts and all we have are places to eat and a gas station. No convenience store or grocery with halfway decent prices...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:20 am
The recent article about ticks was very helpful. Local scientists: we really need a vaccine for Lyme disease, or more ways to fight this battle. I don't think people are aware of how widespread this i...
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:06 am
For residents of Hopkinton and Parishville who have signed leases: be aware that you have signed a legal agreement with a company that is banking on your lack of legal understanding of the terms of yo...
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:06 am
Did they run for the border already? I haven't heard any news about it lately.  
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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:05 am
A public report to city council says Ogdensburg’s new brush pickup policy will save taxpayers $40,200. It's a beginning, but it won't put even a tiny dent in the millions of dollar debt and obligation...
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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:04 am
I believe we need more discussion on the curbside service of pickup once a year. It would appear to me that those of us that are older and dependent on it should receive some consideration. We pay sch...
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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
Are you kidding? Why should tenants who pay rent, live in this community not be allowed to put out stuff for junk day? Maybe the village should make junk pickup later in May so hopefully the rain is n...
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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
In response the Sound Off “June Berries” which appeared in the May 3-9 issue of North Country This Week: The birds you refer to need wild foods to survive, you do not. You can go to the grocery store...
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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:26 am
Last fall, when I was picking up my flowers at Hillcrest Cemetery in Parishville, there were two sprays of artificial flowers on the Stanley Sevey lot. I assumed a member of the family had placed them...
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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:24 am
I would just like to say that it’s a shame you can’t put anything on the graves at St. Mary’s Cemetery. I always thought that church was supposed to keep families close, but basically this is saying y...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:53 am
In response to “Debit Card Found” which appeared in the May 10-16 issue of North Country This Week: I returned a North Country Savings Bank debit card, the same day, to Potsdam police. To whomever it...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 8:55 am
The proposed buying of two homes next to the school for half a million dollars and removing these properties from being taxed is absurd. Then having to pay for the removal & any other costs down t...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 8:54 am
Dog chained to a tree stretches his neck until he’s pulled back. Some kids go by; he barks. He wants to play. Or some food, either one. They back away with big eyes. Nobody likes a dog chained to a tr...
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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 12:22 pm
The proposed buying of 2 homes next to the school for half a million dollars and removing these properties from being taxed is absurd. Then having to pay for the removal & any other costs down the...
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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:31 am
Since another accident has happened at the intersection of State Highway 310 and State Highway 56, it is time the state lowered the speed limit on top of the hill going north toward Massena. With the...
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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 8:36 am
Why would anybody want to be on the school board? I don't get it. Unless their kids go to the school and they want their kids to have special treatment.  
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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 8:35 am
It does not appear that Elise Stefanik cares much about the North Country or the people living here. We already have major problems with access to healthcare (try getting an appointment with any physi...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:38 am
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Unpleasant scientific data suggests that the U.S. mid-west is drying up and will become a dust bowl soon. 10 years. 20 years. Pick a number. In that bleak...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:38 am
He could see them coming up the sidewalk through the living room window, white button down to a black tie and black pants, bland, a little black book in hand. His dog sat at his feet unaware of the im...
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