Here are recent "Letters to the Editor" of "NorthCountryNow.com." Letters should be 400 words or fewer and are subject to editing. They can be e-mailed to [email protected], faxed to 268-8701, mailed to North Country This Week, P.O. Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or dropped off at our office, 19 Depot St., Potsdam.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 10:16 am
To the Editor: The proper honorific for our member of Congress is “The Honorable Elise Stefanik.” There is a serious disconnect between this honorific address and the behavior of Ms. Stefanik. Even be...
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Monday, December 5, 2022 - 2:06 pm
To the Editor: Picking up feathers from the carpet at Town Hall in Colton on Wednesday, November 16 caused me to reflect that birds of a feather flock together on our local Town Board. But little did...
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Monday, December 5, 2022 - 12:31 pm
To the Editor: Anyone who believes that the "average US home" consumes 572 kWh every day should be highly recommended to go back to school and learn basic math and physics. Unless you are running a gi...
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Monday, December 5, 2022 - 10:05 am
To the Editor: The Potsdam Presbyterian Church and Trinity Episcopal Church thank Terri White and Patrick Gray of the PACES Food Service at SUNY Potsdam. PACES supplied the cooked and sliced turkey, g...
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Monday, December 5, 2022 - 9:56 am
To the Edtior: Like many Mad-Wad grads, I had Hal for 9th grade Earth Science and 12th grade Physics. I am pretty sure it was early on in Earth Science when I returned home to my family with the rathe...
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Monday, December 5, 2022 - 9:49 am
To the Editor: I am writing regarding the November Town of Colton Board Meeting. Below is a recounting of my recollection of the meeting. Colton has a Town Board comprised of all new members in their...
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Monday, December 5, 2022 - 9:31 am
To the Editor: In a recent letter, Tracy Haggett-Sloan makes the point that National Grid is trying to profit from selling electricity, stating that it “charges 20.02 cents per kilowatt-hour and the a...
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Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 10:10 am
To the Editor: I would like to address the concerns that were raised at the meeting on November 28 in Canton pertaining to solar panels. First, our culture is swimming in a sea of technology. Almost e...
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Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 9:45 am
To the Editor: In response to Letter to Editor - Switch from animal agriculture to plant-based, says Potsdam man (Nov. 18). If we look through the history of lab created, factory made foods (thank you...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 1:33 pm
To the Editor: Thanks for helping me through some tough times! Special thanks to my support groups: Tai Chi, Friends of the Ogdensburg Library, OFA walk group, Salvation Army, the Veteran’s Administra...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 11:32 am
To the Editor: I was surprised and dismayed that the Town of Canton Planning Board ignored a negative State Environmental Quality Review and decided to approve a solar project on Meade Road. Do they f...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 9:36 am
To the Editor: We know how much gas costs and we know how much we’d like it to cost, but I don’t often hear anyone asking, “How much should gas cost?” And by “should,” I don’t just mean economically,...
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Monday, November 28, 2022 - 9:10 am
To the Editor: I find it interesting to see how our Congresswoman is twisting the facts to benefit the dairy farmers or St. Lawrence County. Must be she does not care about the poultry farmers. After...
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Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 10:12 am
To the Editor: The older I get, the more I enjoy my “quiet time” from all the daily grind that life presents. For most of my life, it was easy to focus energy and worry on negative stuff, that I now k...
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Monday, November 21, 2022 - 9:51 am
To the Editor: It is the time of year that I am unfortunately reminded of two articles. The first is “There’s a Grim Reality Behind Your Thanksgiving Turkey” (Los Angeles Times) and the second is “Tor...
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Monday, November 21, 2022 - 9:17 am
To the Editor: The recent campaign announcement by President Trump for re-election in 2024 will undoubtedly be greeted with much excitement in some circles. For those who believe that President Trump...
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Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:40 am
To the Editor: The 113,255 Northern New Yorkers who voted for Matt Castelli “get it”. The once “nice” conservative rule-of-law patriotic Republican Party no longer exists because the GOP is desperate...
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Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:35 am
To the Editor: For the past five years I have produced enough energy with my home solar panels to reduce my electric cost to National Grid to less than $20/month. That covers the line charge and vario...
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Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:29 am
To the Editor: In a landmark ruling destined to save billions of animal and human lives, the Food and Drug Administration has ruled Wednesday that meat cultivated from animal cells is safe to eat. The...
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Friday, November 18, 2022 - 9:23 am
To the Editor: EDITOR’S NOTE: The letter was submitted in response to Mary S. Rutley’s Letter to the Editor titled Opinion: Vote Tuesday to remove bullies from the playground, says Colton woman - Nov....
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Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 10:47 am
To the Editor: The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who attended and assisted in the Annual Dinner held Friday, November 4 at the Gran View Restaurant in Ogdensburg....
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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 11:46 am
To the Editor: Although I don’t have a “dog in this hunt” I really enjoyed Ms. Goolden’s letter to NCN. She is exactly right to question negative comments about the sale or use of their land. And I k...
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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:02 am
To the Editor: It bothers me immensely when an employer, and more important a Town government, looks to the pensions and healthcare earnings of their retired employees as a mechanism to balance their...
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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 9:56 am
To the Editor: More than 61 million Americans live in a rural setting. The beautiful landscape makes it a wonderful place to call home. Unfortunately, that same benefit is also the reason we face cert...
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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 9:49 am
To the Editor: I recently became aware of the magnitude of the Rich Road Solar Project. Calling it the Rich Road solar project is misleading. If one knows the roads in the Canton area, it is immediat...
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