Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:34 pm
Assemblyman Mark Walczyk and Sen. Patty Ritchie are leading a coalition of upstate lawmakers, calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to roll back a fee that they say is slowing the expansion of broadband to und...
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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 1:31 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week The 2020 Bassmaster Elite tournament is in limbo. Local public health experts and St. Lawrence County legislators discussed concerns about bringing anglers to th...
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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 6:03 am
NBT Bank, which has locations throughout St. Lawrence County, is planning to re-open lobby access by appointment while enacting new protocols to protect the safety of its employees and customers. The...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Josh Parker, on left, and Mike Farrell. Submitted photo. CANTON -- The Parker's Real Maple brand has been acquired by The Forest Farmers, a company based in Upstate New York. Josh Parker, CEO of Park...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Danny Pike has opened a business in the former Stockholm town offices in Winthrop. Photo submitted by Danny Pike. BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week WINTHROP -- A new business that offers storage...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 5:39 pm
St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate hit 10.3% in May as more than 4,000 people claimed jobless benefits. The Department of Labor says the 10.3% rate is up from 4.9% in May 2019. They say 4,600 peo...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 9:19 am
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance shared tips to help ensure a smooth process for taxpayers who have yet to file their personal income tax returns. The extended filing deadline is...
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Monday, June 22, 2020 - 5:28 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- The St. Lawrence County Planning Board has recommended conditional approval for a project that would convert a 19th century gristmill at 38 Water Stre...
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Monday, June 22, 2020 - 1:08 pm
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Food Co-op will re-open for in-store shopping today (Monday, June 22). New store hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and curbside service will remain available. In-store shoppi...
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Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:31 am
Sara Fregoe of Massena found a carload of items perfect to equip her kindergarten classroom at Trinity School in Massena. ‘Sara was pleased with her bargain priced treasures; and best of all, the kid...
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Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:27 am
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- The Village Board of Trustees voted to extend their contract with a grant writer for another year. The board voted during their Tuesday, June 16 meeti...
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Friday, June 19, 2020 - 1:06 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- The Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce may stay closed down for longer than anticipated. In April, the chamber announced they were temporarily closin...
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Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 9:04 am
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- Organizers of summer fishing tournaments in Massena are going to be in a crunch with trying to pull off the Fishing League Worldwide tourney scheduled...
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Monday, June 15, 2020 - 1:08 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- Kentucky Fried Chicken may be returning to the village. The St. Lawrence County Planning Board reviewed an application presented by the Brooks Washbur...
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Monday, June 15, 2020 - 9:04 am
Donna and James Reagen in the Ulysses Grant Room at the Sherman Inn Bed and Breakfast. NCNow photo. BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week OGDENSBURG – Donna and James Reagen are now operating the She...
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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 5:26 pm
St. Lawrence County saw a 33% reduction in sales tax collections in May. The state Comptroller's Office reports the county took in $3.1 million in sales tax collection last month, down from $4.6 milli...
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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 12:53 pm
Levi White, of Friend Commercial Contracting, Malone, operates the mini-excavator at the start of rebuilding Canton’s Dairy Queen. NCTW photo by Cheryl Shumway. BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Wee...
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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 8:58 am
St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes decreased during the past two months due to economic shifts related to COVID-19, according to the Chamber of Marine Commerce. However, the chamber said industry leade...
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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 6:06 am
CANTON -- The Town of Canton has announced the launch of its COVID-19 Recovery Loan Program. The Program was designed to provide businesses located in the Town of Canton with short-term relief and acc...
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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 5:56 pm
With today’s announcement from New York State that the North Country is starting Phase 3 of the reopening process, the St. Lawrence County Reopening Task Force is providing summary guidance and furthe...
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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 12:59 pm
CANTON -- The SUNY Canton Career Ready Education and Success Training (CREST) Center is offering a variety of free self-improvement and industry certification online programs for students and workers...
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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 12:16 pm
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Chamber’s March 2020 Annual Breakfast Meeting was postponed, and held May 28 as a virtuaTanya Krisel update to members, which includMichelle Quinell-Gayleed an award...
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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 6:04 am
Above are some of the posters of Potsdam seniors. Photo submitted by Susan Barrett. POTSDAM -- A donation from a storage company in Potsdam paid for posters of Potsdam Central seniors that have recen...
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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Stewart’s Shops is treating Red Cross blood donors to free pints of ice cream as part of the “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” program. From June 1-30, presenting donors at blood drives in 26 counties across...
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 1:36 pm
BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg’s council aims to help restaurants get up and running by allowing them to use city-owned property near their buildings for outside dinin...
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