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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:09 am
In response to “Ammunition Check,” which ran in the July 4 issue of North Country This Week, the law is now back to a ten bullet clip/magazine limit.  
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:08 am
In response to the front page story “Housing Authority Restricts Tobacco, Angering Smokers,’ in the July 29-Aug. 4 issue of North Country This Week: you're living in taxpayer-subsidized housing. Did y...
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:07 am
There has been lots of talk about our toilet man in the last few weeks. I personally feel this protest is unwarranted and the village needs to get these tasteless eyesores removed. Some people are und...
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 8:02 am
Shopping has gotten so much better in Canton with the addition of the Save-A-Lot grocery store. Salaries and wages are so low for a lot of us in this county and it is awesome to be able to finally buy...
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 8:01 am
Potsdam residents and board members: you are fighting a losing battle against goose droppings. Do you have any idea how many geese are involved? Moving them is really funny. They will return because t...
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 8:01 am
To all you infernal whiners hurling your defamatory slurs at Mr. Robar: Grow up and graciously accept defeat. Pay the devil his due.  
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 8:00 am
In response to “Stop The Hate” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week, you make a valid point that if all mankind took a step back and take up in ones own faith the world would beco...
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:50 am
Plea bargains for crimes are ruining our justice system. We take lesser punishment for a crime we committed; this makes no sense. We should be tried and punished for the crime we committed, not for le...
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:50 am
Did you know that the Potsdam Central School bus drivers, who safely drive our children to school and home, and the bus mechanics, who service and repair the vehicles, have been without a contract or...
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:49 am
In response to “Not Proud of Flag” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week, whoever wrote this…thank you because you made me laugh! I agree with you too. It amazes me what some peopl...
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:09 am
LISBON -- The Lisbon Recreation Department has announced signups for its fall soccer program for ages 4 to 12. Registration will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday Aug. 6 and from 9 to 11 a.m. Satur...
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Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:56 am
In response to “Stop All Freebies” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week: I have to laugh at the ignorance of the person putting down the meals on wheels program. Calling the elder...
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Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:56 am
For me I first was really introduced to the rebel flag when I enlisted in the army at 20 years old. I was stationed at Fort McClallan in Alabama. I was there 16 weeks although I didn't get much free t...
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Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:55 am
In regards to the people dumping on Hank Robar’s toilets, please, get over it. The fact will always remain that he is well within his legal rights to display them. Not only that, but he uses them as p...
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:09 am
Oh please, let’s put Hank Robar’s toilet park to bed! There’s just one way to get rid of it, and that’s to grant Robar’s petition for a rezoning of his property from residential to commercial. The vil...
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:09 am
In response to the “Life Jackets At Beaches” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week: if your three-year old cannot yet swim, she should not be in the water without you by her side....
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:08 am
I think Hank Robar is on to something here. What a unique tourism slogan: “Welcome To Toilet Town USA.” The economic developer should take Hanks idea and run with it. Welcome signs coming into the vil...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:42 am
If the FBI, state police, county law enforcement, all agencies check pistol permit applications then the applicants should be granted a permit from what they choose. Carry concealed, self-protection o...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:41 am
In response to the recent “toilet art” situation in Potsdam: no indoor furniture outside? So we are now asking for a law that states this? Aren’t tables and chairs indoor furniture? We need more laws...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:41 am
In response to the Sound Off “Life Jackets At Beaches,” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week: this is a serious allegation that begs follow-up and correction whether the story is...
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:40 am
In response to the Letter to the Editor “Grasse River Sturgeon Study Is Killing Muskies” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week: Correct me if I am wrong, but the sturgeon populatio...
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:57 am
In response to the Letter to the Editor “Toilet Art Is Symbol Of Hate,” which ran in the July 15 issue of North Country This Week: the author made many valid points. If I lived within 3/4 of a mile fr...
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:56 am
I certainly don’t know who the guilty party is in the Garrett Phillips murder case but it seems to me a lot of folks are being very hasty in their judgment of who did it. All of this is before any tri...
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:56 am
I personally think what Hank Robar is doing with toilet art is great. It is his property and he is not hurting anyone. I love to look at it. You want to look at an eyesore, look at the Norwood trailer...
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:56 am
In response to the Sound Off “Life Jackets At Beaches,” which ran in the July 22 issue of North Country This Week: when my kids were little, I felt the same as you. Then I was told by a lifeguard when...
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