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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:01 am
If people around here were serious about getting the economy kickstarted based on tourism, they would be working to get a year-round concert venue. There are a lot of music fans spending big bucks eac...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:42 am
It’s time the truth gets out about the Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River floods. It’s obvious that something is going on with the alien research facility beneath the Massena Power Dam. As we all kno...
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:22 am
In response to “Turbines South of SH 72 Will Impact Watershed,” which appeared in the Feb. 14-20 issue of North Country This Week: The author states that wind towers will poison the watershed because...
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:56 am
In reference to “Disruption of Water Source is Not Green” which appeared in the Feb. 14-20 issue of North Country This Week: I am a bit tired of the emotional opinions concerning a valued topic in our...
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:45 am
In response to “Wind Misdirection” which appeared in the Feb. 6-13 issue of North Country This Week: I don’t know who F.A.R.M. is but, I checked the Concerned Citizens for Rural Preservation website,...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:19 am
I can understand the need for canceling school when bad weather hits, as in the snowstorm Feb. 7. But, when there is a three day advance notice that we're going to have a good size storm, why even se...
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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 8:00 am
From a 2015 Surgeon General Report which took the information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC): The panel carefully considered public comments concerning fluoride in drinking water, including...
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Friday, February 9, 2018 - 8:33 am
It has taken me about 6 weeks to get my emotions and thoughts under control so that I could coherently write this Sound Off. I found out in mid-December about Hannaford Supermarkets plan to close and...
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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:51 am
For those who keep hearing about fixed income, but don't really understand it: This year, Social Security gave me a cost of living of 2 percent. My check went from $1715 to $1749 per month, giving me...
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:41 am
I fully support and applaud the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators resolution to remove the duties of issuance of pistol permits from the St. Lawrence County court. This should also be a call fo...
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:21 am
Hey F.A.R.M., that’s the best you have? That picture showing an “abandoned house” in Nova Scotia in 2006? No weeds or growth around the house…looks mowed to me. The house tightly surrounded by turbine...
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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 7:33 am
In response to “Use of Police Vehicles” which ran in the Jan. 13-19 issue of North Country This Week: I believe that oversight of behavior of our government representatives and law enforcers, local, s...
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Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:55 am
I have noticed that the price of gas has been going up again and been wondering why? Is it cause the people received for Social Security a raise? Or is it cause we have to pay for Trump's shutting dow...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:28 am
In response to “No Horsing Around” which appeared in the Jan. 17-23 issue of North Country This Week: The author has a valid point; the Amish have come here to Upstate NY and refuse to put lights and...
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 8:33 am
In response to “Self-control is Missing” which appeared in the Jan. 24-30 issue of North Country This Week: You state, "I am fearful for what you may do if the female form has that much control over y...
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Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:26 am
So now the town supervisor cries victim over Avangrid dropping Parishville. Perhaps you should have made a reasonable wind code that doesn’t require someone to own a square mile of land to even set on...
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Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:11 am
In response to "Provocatively dressed" which appeared in the Jan. 17-23 issue of North Country This Week: Your perverted view of the world isn't shared by everyone. I am fearful for what you may do if...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 8:19 am
In response to "Provocatively dressed" which appeared in the Jan. 17-23 issue of North Country This Week: Shame on you for victim blaming. Men and women both make a choice when making the decision to...
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 9:17 am
So what will it take for teachers to step up and protect another child from being bullied and picked on? It is an awful thing that my niece calls home crying and wanting to leave school because she is...
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 8:43 am
In response to "Keep Fluoride in Water" which appeared in the Jan. 17-23 issue of North Country This Week: People need to learn how to eat properly so their teeth don't rot. Stop relying on the govern...
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 8:43 am
I hope that as people weigh in on the possibility of having an armed police officer at Potsdam Central School, they consider the positive impact it could have. I hope people understand that in a real...
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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 9:15 am
Does anyone still doubt the time of the two-horned beast is over? It is time to end the two party control of the U.S. government, and bring honesty and justice into leadership positions.  
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Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:26 am
I am a St. Lawrence Country employee. Over my time I have seen county employees doing outside jobs on county time. This is not new. One person was doing personal income taxes for people and another wo...
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Monday, January 15, 2018 - 7:39 am
Having grown up in an area where there was no municipal water system, I did not receive the benefit of fluoride in the water. Our school had a hygienist who did cleanings and applied fluoride to our t...
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Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:12 am
In response to “Work Violence Alleged at Real Property Dept.” which appeared in the Jan. 6-12 issue of North Country This Week: I’m not the smartest person but seniority should definitely mean somethi...
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