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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:51 am
In response to “Content Most Important,” you say not many people care about a couple typos. Well, perhaps they would care if they arrived at an event on the wrong day/wrong location because the wrong...
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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:51 am
Is there a reason the SUNY Potsdam campus safety officers are all over the village of Potsdam pulling over vehicles? Isn’t there are a police department in Potsdam? I have even noticed them on State H...
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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:55 am
Thank you to the man that came running as I was leaving the old Key Bank parking lot in Potsdam on March 24 to tell me I had a flat tire. He stayed in the lot until I had called for assistance. When I...
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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:54 am
I believe that there should be brick and mortar schools for grade school children. For the high school students in this day of electronics, their education could be done from home on the computer. Jus...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:10 am
Taxpaying voters have spoken! We do not want to fund a recreation department. The Potsdam Town leadership should reconsider whether they will continue to use any taxpayer funds for a recreation progra...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:09 am
My kids have gone to this program two years now, this program allows me to work some hours during the summer without paying daycare. I should mention that I also pay the "suggested donation" too. I fi...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 9:12 am
Why is it that you have only given information on Stefanik's petition entries and not Doheney? You should report on all candidates equally so you do not appear to have a favorite. The Doheney informat...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:39 am
I would just like to thank the Town of Potsdam workers for cleaning out the side ditches to allow regular flow of water instead of to my driveway, and for coming so fast.  
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:38 am
What we need in St Lawrence County is a Veteran Center, not watering holes like Amvets, VFW, American Legion etc.  
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Friday, April 11, 2014 - 6:48 am
Regarding late Tax forms--Form 1040 was available online on Dec. 3, but many of the other forms and instructions were not available until the first week in January. The NYS forms were not available u...
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:31 am
What does everyone think of their National Grid rate more than doubling from December of last year? It is getting to the point where it would be cheaper to buy a generator and pay for gasoline to run...
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:30 am
In response to “Hire a Proofreader,” Not many people care about a couple typos as long as the information is passed successfully. If you want more accurate news, go elsewhere for it and leave us alone...
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 6:55 am
I am glad to hear the west dam in Potsdam is finally ready to sell power to national grid. I like several others also noticed my national grid bill increase significantly. Why are the people in Potsda...
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 6:55 am
It is sad that the only thing we hear about Alvin and Betty Babcock is what happened to them after they passed. I have not seen an obituary or any article about their accomplishments on life. It’s alm...
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 7:41 am
Please do not support this new tax. Vote on April 10. Do not give the town a blank check. We already pay for sports on our school tax bills. We need to think to the future. Do not burden our children...
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 6:45 am
While the cost of electrical transport/transmission is controlled by National Grid, the cost of power is not. If you consult the site www.chooseenergy.com or the similar NYS supported site you will fi...
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 6:44 am
In response to the story “St. Lawrence County IDA extends tax break to ACCO in Ogdensburg, company expected to add 30 jobs,” Get ready folks: You are about to foot the bill for 30 more employees to an...
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Monday, April 7, 2014 - 7:18 am
So the former business manager of the Highland Nursing Home in Massena gets probation, after stealing $18,000. This often happens, white-collar criminals don’t go to jail after stealing large sums of...
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Friday, April 4, 2014 - 7:26 am
I find the planned “Permissive Referendum” relative to the town of Potsdam’s recreation program oddly amusing in that a previous “referendum” held relative to the new town hall returned a resounding n...
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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 7:09 am
I read that people in Norwood are exempt from the tax because they have their own recreation program. What about the people that live on the outer boundaries of the town and pay school taxes to anothe...
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 6:30 am
 
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 6:20 am
I just paid my tax bill for school and land on 10 acres of land in the town of Potsdam and that one bill was $8,071.36. Now I am not a greedy, stingy or a self-centered person; but how much are the ta...
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Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:50 am
In response to the article "Heroin seizures, recoveries in St. Lawrence County jumped nearly 300 percent between 2012 and 2013": That's what's called good progress. I doubt 57 cases is near any high p...
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Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:50 am
As gun rights are continually being taken away from law-abiding citizens, I have to ask you: Do you really feel safe in St. Lawrence County? With our judge letting criminals go with a slap on the wris...
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Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:28 am
Norwood has its own recreation program and wants to be exempt from funding the town of Potsdam's recreation program. So what? I don't think anyone ought to be forced to support taxpayer funded recreat...
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