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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 4:52 pm
BY MATT LINDSEY North Country This Week NORWOOD — District residents will vote on school budgets and board members via mail this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Norwood-Norfolk Central School’s sp...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 4:49 pm
Above with the new gear are Rick Turner, Jessica Eakins, Devin LaRock and William Frary. NORTH LAWRENCE -- North Lawrence Vol. Fire Dept. has been awarded a grant for 10 new sets of turnout gear  from...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 4:44 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is seeking angler feedback on a proposed plan to manage trout in inland streams. The proposed changes are designed to safeguard wild trout...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:57 am
Weather conditions are expected to become closer to seasonal normals for late spring with temperatures reaching the upper 60s to mid 70s this afternoon in St. Lawrence County, according to the Nationa...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:53 am
OSWEGATCHIE — Two Rensselaer Falls residents were charged with drug possession on CR 15 Friday afternoon, according to state police. Jerome T. Dobbs, 31, was charged with seventh-degree criminal posse...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:52 am
LOUISVILLE — A Potsdam woman was charged with driving while intoxicated on SH 56 Friday night, according to state police. Emily L. Sanchez, 42, was charged with first-offense DWI at 7:12 p.m., officer...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:52 am
OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg man was charged with criminal possession of a weapon Friday morning, according to state police. Lester C. McGraw, 43, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:51 am
COLTON — A Gouverneur man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation on Riverside Drive May 25, according to state police. Brian W. Smith, 23, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicense...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 7:53 am
BY ANDY GARDNER North Country This Week MASSENA -- Massena’s superintendent of schools says he and other regional superintendents will meet June 2 to discuss how to handle graduation for the Class of...
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 7:51 am
HOPKINTON -- The Hopkinton Town Council will hold a work session on Wednesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Hopkinton Municipal Building.  This meeting will be to discuss the proposed Solar Energy Law an...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:37 pm
Kenneth H. HilborneOGDENSBURG — North Country Sen. Patty Richie’s father has died. Kenneth H. Hilborne, 78, Ogdensburg, died Thursday, May 28, at his home surrounded by his family. A Republican from H...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:34 pm
POTSDAM -- Potsdam researchers will study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on how teachers teach. The group at Clarkson University will “receive a grant to fund research into whether the COVID-19...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:27 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg’s police department will provide security at the Ogdensburg Airport. A resolution to provide the service passed Friday afternoon with sup...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 4:13 pm
North Country is allowed to enter Phase 2 of reopening today Friday, May 29, said a press release from the governor's office. Meanwhile, one new case of COVID-19 was reported to the St. Lawrence Count...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:11 pm
POTSDAM -- The Village of Potsdam's 2020 property tax roll is now available on the village website at https://bit.ly/3denbkJ. The roll contains tax assessments for village properties listed by tax ID...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:10 pm
Over 3,000 people in St. Lawrence County had to go on unemployment in April as the jobless rate spiked due to statewide stay-at-home orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This occurred w...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:08 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week After changing course twice in 24 hours, it now appears St. Lawrence County will move to phase two re-opening. The Utica Observer Dispatch is reporting "retail s...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:52 am
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department officials say they learned of one new COVID-19 case on Thursday, May 28, bringing the county's total to 200. So far 183 patients have recovered and none ar...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
BY MATT LINDSEYNorth Country This Week POTSDAM — Potsdam Central School’s Board of Education met Tuesday, where Superintendent Joann Chambers shared a budget presentation outlining the 2020-21 budget....
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
AKWESASNE -- The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) are keeping Akwesasne under a state of emergency and all emergency measures taken continue to be in effect, a...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
CANTON — Canton Central School mailed absentee ballots on Wednesday, May 27. “If a resident of the district does not receive a ballot by Monday, June 1, contact  Autumn Brown at 315-386-8561 ext. 4420...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:06 am
Two North Country politicians blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his last-minute decision to not allow the regional economy to re-open despite the area meeting the metrics for phase 2 of the plan. “I have...
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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:05 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) urged hikers to be cautious and postpone hikes on trails above 2,500 feet until high elevation trails have dried and hardened. North-f...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:47 pm
NORTH BANGOR -- The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has posted the results of a project collecting and analyzing data from the first two years of operation of the St. Lawrence Valle...
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:45 pm
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) received notification today from the Tribe’s Health Services of a fourth positive case of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) in Akwesasne. He...
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