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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:49 am
I am writing about Heuvelton girl’s basketball team looking for donation for jackets and rings. Great job on winning the state championship! I think you should get out with the same spirit you won the...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:48 am
I would like to thank Potsdam Visionworks for repairing my glasses even though I did not purchase the glasses from them. My local optometrist office had closed its doors and my glasses broke. Visionwo...
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Monday, March 30, 2015 - 6:36 am
In response to all of the recent Sound Offs complaining about our local law enforcement officers, specifically state troopers and Border Patrol; I know they ask the questions they do because they are...
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Monday, March 30, 2015 - 6:34 am
In response to “Daylight Saving Time” which ran in the March 18 edition of North Country This Week, I hope the St. Lawrence County legislature does investigate the phenomenon of relatively higher gaso...
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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:50 am
In response to "Animals Are Not Garbage" which ran in the March 18-24 issue of North Country This Week, when I read about people moving out and leaving their cat behind like garbage, it made me so mad...
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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:50 am
In response to a recent photo on NorthCountryNow.com showing deer in downtown Canton, as cool as it seems to see deer in the village of Canton, they are very destructive. They will eat all flowering p...
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Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 6:58 am
The residents of the Village of Potsdam are facing outrageous increases in property taxes. We'll be denied rebates from the state because of the excessive increase. How soon can we vote on dissolving...
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Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 6:57 am
Support law enforcement. We need state police, sheriff’s deputies and Border Patrol. If the Border Patrol can stop some of the illegal drugs from entering the North Country, then more power to them. I...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:32 am
Potsdam elected officials have done a splendid job of putting one of the highest taxed villages in the North Country in an inexcusable debt. Mismanagement of funds that no one questions, bravo! With s...
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:30 am
In response to “Daylight Saving Time” which ran in the March 18 edition of North Country This Week, I am constantly amazed by what people find to complain about these days. It's a realignment of dayli...
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:02 am
In response to “More Tax, More Service” which ran in the March 11 issue of North Country This Week, I couldn't agree more with you. Taxes in Colton are about to skyrocket and the lack of tax service i...
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:01 am
In response “Cancer Commercials,” no, you are not the only person who is sickened by those commercials especially while eating. I've learned to change the channel during commercial times for this very...
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Monday, March 23, 2015 - 7:09 am
In response to “Daylight Saving Time” which ran in the March 14 edition of North Country This Week, I am constantly amazed by what people find to complain about these days. It's a realignment of dayli...
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Monday, March 23, 2015 - 7:09 am
Ten or more years ago there was some type of regulation regarding the sound volume of TV commercials whereby sponsors were not to increase the sound volume when commercials ads were aired. If this eve...
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:53 am
In response to "Troopers Are Needed" which ran in the March 14 issue of North Country This Week. We have more than enough troopers already! They ride around together, all of their 22 or 23 years of ag...
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - 6:20 am
The college students are being stopped mostly at night and on Maple Street. I am sure they are guilty, however, there are lot of other traffic law violators. They speed up and down Market Street, acro...
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Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 7:01 am
Recently, people moved out of an apartment complex and left their pet cat behind, outdoors. How can people do such a thing? How did they think it would survive in the frigid cold, where would it get f...
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:05 am
Drug stores have a duty to prevent sales of pseudoephedrine, an essential ingredient for the poisonous meth stew. In 2010, CVS Drugs the nation's largest operator of retail pharmacies, announced it ha...
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 8:24 am
Daylight Saving Time is a hoax! Why do our lawmakers put us through this every year? And to what benefit? Don't they realize the hardship it puts on millions of people? I arrived late to work Sunday m...
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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:57 am
Elise Stefanik may speak for some Americans but she certainly doesn’t speak for many of us who put the well-being of our environment and our children above the profits of the oil barons who would be t...
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Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:23 am
Here we go again. When gas prices in the state went down those in the North Country went down slowly. Never catching up/or down to the lower prices other counties enjoyed. Now that they are on the way...
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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:42 am
I would like to thank a local business that goes above and beyond, North Country Collision, on State Highway 56 in Potsdam. They are not only a great business to deal with, but they are community orie...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00 am
Now that we are at 100 percent assessed in Colton, and many of the taxpayers who live along the river get no services for the tax increase, mainly roads. If our property is worth more, the town should...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00 am
When you have something in your lane of the road you are supposed to take action so that no one gets injured but it does not mean you have the right to enter the opposite lane. Whether it is a bicycle...
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 8:08 am
This is in response to “More Troopers” which ran in the March 4-10 issues of North Country This Week. The ten new troopers are here to receive their actual field training while accompanied by experien...
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