Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:57 am
Does it make "cents" to lower the hydro output to accommodate the proposed industrial wind project? State officials are currently handing out the equivalent of 24 cents per kilowatt hour over the nex...
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:32 am
If Norwood-Norfolk Central School is considering reducing the number of members then it should also think about removing any retired teachers from the board also. This is a big conflict of interest wh...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:48 am
In regards to the many letters, ads, and reports on the proposed wind power project that have been published: much of the information is directly contradictory. Who shall we believe? I find it easier...
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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:25 am
Am I the only one who has noticed a lot of disabled parking spaces around the North Country being taken up by vehicles without a place card or special plate? These spaces are for the disabled. So to t...
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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 6:54 am
Around 2:30 p.m. on March 11 over 75 people gathered in front of the Potsdam Post Office to protest the harmful healthcare bill being debated in Congress right now. The plan has been rejected by most...
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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:33 am
I have many questions regarding the wind farm plan for Parishville and Hopkinton. In this time of Trump, why are the towns even considering a company from Spain? Surely there are American companies ca...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:33 am
We see a lot of community organizations trying to measure local trends via online surveys. Their samples are self-selected, meaning anyone who wants to take the survey can. There’s one problem - it do...
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45 am
Turbines described as beautiful and prettier than what we have now. Wow. The North Country with its open farmland and rural vistas that with each season bring fresh landscapes for all to enjoy. North...
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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:53 am
Wow, are we getting a new business in Colton. Gee, someone must of let their hair down, great for the over taxed people of Colton. If it could only happen in here more often, better for all over taxed...
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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:07 am
The problem isn't that uneducated folks think they are green. The problem is that highly educated folks think they are green. Oh they are so pretty. And quiet. And provide clean green energy. Wind is...
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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:06 am
Move over, Nico Clister, champion of plant-based diets. You have been upstaged by the folks who raise it. I was repulsed to think of anyone leaving a pregnant cow out in a field overnight on Feb. 22 w...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:40 am
Hold a public vote on the industrial wind issue in Parishville and Hopkinton. Why won't the towns hold an election on the industrial wind issue? It would only cost at the high end $1,000-2000 and coul...
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:52 am
We moved to the North Country for the clean air, water, and natural beauty. Sadly, the industrialized turbines will not only ruin out beautiful area, they will also obliterate our wonderful wildlife....
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:48 am
This past Tuesday evening (Feb. 7), I attended the open house presented by Avangrid/Ibedrola regarding the proposed North Ridge Wind Farm. They did an excellent job of presenting information on the wi...
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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:01 am
Wind turbines are made right here in the USA! When I drive to Lewis County or through Route 11 past Malone I see the beautiful turbines and think how wonderful they are. How anyone can see anything di...
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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:01 am
You know what the North Country is missing? A good alien conspiracy. How about this: The U.S. government built the Moses-Saunders Power Project to hide and power an underground UFO research facility....
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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:29 am
I feel the windmill issue should be simple decision to make. Only the few landowners that receive money are the ones who will benefit from this project. The rest of the residents in the North Country...
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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:09 am
I enjoyed the recent article “Coyote Hunter Says Dogs are Necessary” in the Feb. 15-21 issue of North Country This Week. It was well-balanced and articulated. It presented two sides of the argument fa...
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 6:52 am
Recently the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe adopted a 10 year strategic plan. What is Massena’s? Recently the Mohawk Indian Housing Corporation received a grant. What is Massena Housing Authority doing for gr...
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:24 pm
There has been a lot of misinformation and scare tactics around the proposed North Ridge wind farm lately. Maybe people who are interested in learning about the farm, or who have concerns should atten...
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:27 am
The following is taken from Andy Gardner's article “After Cab Owners’ Concerns, Massena to Redraw Taxicab Bill” in the Feb. 25-March 3 issue: "Mayor Tim Currier said when he was police chief, they dis...
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Monday, March 6, 2017 - 9:58 am
Just a comment about the parking at the new medical building on rt.11 outside of Canton. Couldn't they put the parking lot closer to the building, or at least some of the handicapped spaces closer? I...
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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:42 am
My suggestions for Village of Massena DPW surplus storage: The old Dwyer’s lot on Highland Road? Rent it? The original Wal-Mart lot on state Rt. 37? Rent it? The old/original lot of the Massena Rescue...
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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:42 am
I would not want to walk out my door here in the beautiful north country and see a monstrous windmill . in my view they are run by corporation probably from some other country for imence profits and w...
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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:41 am
St. Lawrence County should say no to payment in lieu of taxes (PILOTS) for wind projects. It just say no it makes sense, or cents. St. Lawrence County government is broke. We can't afford an 80 percen...
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