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Monday, December 10, 2018 - 7:03 am
Ok Massena. Waddington has free horse-drawn sleigh rides, bonfire, Norwood has horse-drawn sleigh rides, bonfire. Massena needs their own event. Really.  
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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 6:38 am
Wouldn’t it be nice if we (the paying customer) had locally a choice of airlines with different destinations? I personally like what Cape Air offers. Flights to Albany and Boston are needed by many pe...
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Friday, November 30, 2018 - 8:13 am
With all the holiday events, why is there never anything for people with disabilities like autism, sensory processing disorder or anxiety? Not everyone can handle standing in long lines for hours, esp...
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:16 am
I understand that churches have the ability to hide behind tax exemptions, but nothing would prevent a church from chipping in to support the community. Isn’t that one their goals?  
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 8:02 am
In response to “Canton Mulls Future of ‘The Club’” which appeared in the Nov. 21-27 issue of North Country This Week: I have to wonder about this church and its practices. I wonder if they are accepti...
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Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:07 am
What’s up with the road supervisors around Potsdam? Dead animals and carcasses are being left in the roads and roadside. Guiderails are being left damaged. Seems like they just don’t care about our ro...
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 7:46 am
I would like to take a moment to thank the many first responders who came to our aid during a car crash this morning. The Colton Fire Department and ambulance made it to the scene in a matter of minut...
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:42 am
As the 2018- 2019 winter season approaches the citizens of Ogdensburg need to take action into keeping the sidewalks clear for those who use them like people who use a power chair, walker, wheelchair,...
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Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:25 pm
Typical losers and Trump haters took to the streets Nov. 8 in Canton, while respectful Conservatives and Republicans were back to normal life after the midterms. We put up with Obama for 8 years witho...
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Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:54 am
The Town of Potsdam Council needs to adopt some level of fiscal discipline. Raising our property taxes 3.4 % is unconscionable. As residents, we have to balance our household budgets without such rais...
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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:30 am
It's the media that is making everyone crazy. We must come together, work together and be one. Your approach to this madness will only divide the country even more.  
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:52 am
We need a NY State equivalent of the Electoral College. Cuomo only won a few counties, but all the counties are stuck with him. We are not represented and our votes don't count!  
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:53 am
It seems like everyday in the news we hear about bad people doing bad things. I want people in the North Country to know that there are still great people living here. One of those people found my gra...
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:53 am
It seems like everyday in the news we hear about bad people doing bad things. I want people in the North Country to know that there are still great people living here. One of those people found my gra...
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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:38 am
In response to “Ad on Front Page Looks Like Stefanik Endorsement” and “Disappointed in NCTW for Political Ad on Front Page” which appeared in the Nov. 7-13 issue of North Country This Week: You are te...
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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
In response to “Ad on Front Page Looks Like Stefanik Endorsement” and “Disappointed in NCTW for Political As on Front Page” which appeared in the Nov. 7-13 issue of North Country This Week: Wow! Peopl...
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:03 am
We live on the short end of Grant Street, Potsdam, unfortunately part of the cut-off route between Route 11B (Elm St.) and Route 11 (Lawrence Ave.) Certain kiddies in their kiddie cars or kiddie pick-...
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:25 am
Have you lost any sense of journalistic integrity, running a PAID plug for Stefanik over your own masthead on the Oct. 31 – Nov. 6 issue of North Country This Week? I guess in one sense, the way in wh...
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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 9:48 am
On this coming midterm election: When going to the polls to vote, remember it's not that you are a Republican, Democratic or independent. It's that you are a United States citizen. Your vote is ver...
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Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:28 am
A reminder that a face cord of firewood, with pieces 16 inches long is only one-third of a legal cord.  
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 6:59 am
I feel bad there have been so many accidents involving Amish buggies lately. When we ride in a car we are required to wear seat belts for our safety, and to put on our headlights. Religious reasons or...
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:34 am
I've lived in Ogdensburg the entire 35 years of my life and it has changed drastically in that time, and definitely not for the better. Seems like they have no problem screwing up a budget and at the...
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Monday, October 29, 2018 - 6:04 am
About 50 years ago, yes 50, the people on my street had 8-9 kids. One parent worked a good job while the other stayed home and raised their children. In 5 decades the cost of living has skyrocketed to...
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Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:52 am
As a citizen who firmly believes in equality, I'm concerned about the climate in Massena during this political season. Addie Jenne's opponent was planning to (or did?) secure a space in the mall, yet...
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Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:52 am
Driving toward Canton on Route 11 a fancy, expensive billboard touts our current Congressman as representing new ideas with just her first name, as if changes their identity from us. Same entitled ric...
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