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.

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:42 am
“Roundup" is really a layman term for a combination of many different chemicals. C3H8NO5P, glyphosate is the main component of herbicide formulas in over 750 products in the US. In use since 1974, gly...
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Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:42 am
In response to “Potsdam Surveying Sidewalks” which appeared in the July 3-9 issue of North Country This Week: It is gratifying to hear about the grant to study the condition of sidewalks in the villag...
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Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:52 am
Transparency, truth, and trust. That is the foundation of this campaign and the real issue facing the voters this fall. Do we allow ourselves to continue to be governed by a board of one, (that one be...
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:07 pm
  The Frederic Remington Art Museum’s Spring Membership Drive is in full force. In the gaining momentum, membership has tipped over 500 members, expanding to members from over 30 states and extending...
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Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:35 am
As a citizen of this great Town of Massena, I am wondering if the leaders of our town and the people who put forth the plan to use garbage vouchers instead of a free pickup week realized how it screwe...
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Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:34 am
Shame on the trustees that want legalization of marijuana passed. All you are thinking about is the money it will bring in. All of you made a big thing out of people smoking a cigarette and vaping. Ho...
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Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 5:38 am
The problem of the hundreds of unclean and undernourished immigrant children in the Texas detention centers was broadcast last weekend on June 21, and since then there has been a nationwide outcry aga...
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 9:57 am
I would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for re-election in November as the supervisor of the Town of Hopkinton. I was first elected to the Town Board in 2000, and took over as s...
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Monday, July 8, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Clarkson wishes to extend it's since appreciation to the greater St. Lawrence County community for joining the university in hosting the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series’ Northeast Regional Tourname...
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Friday, July 5, 2019 - 9:33 am
On behalf of the Canton Central 8th Grade(Class of 2023) we would like to take this opportunity to thank the following community members and businesses for donating to our annual Washington, DC trip:...
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Friday, July 5, 2019 - 9:32 am
As the 2018-2019 school year comes to a close, it is time once again, for Back the Pack to thank our Massena community for another successful year. A program such as this is only successful because of...
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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 6:34 am
From The Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival is a book written by Thomas Toivi Blatt, Holocaust Survivor, that details one of the most terrifying and savage events of human history. In his book, Mr...
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 6:29 am
I am writing to express my horror and disgust at the current attitude toward asylum-seekers in our country. We have forsaken our commitment to be a nation of compassion and hospitality, and instead ha...
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 5:39 am
We wish to thank all who offered comfort, sympathy and support during our mother’s passing. The outpouring of friendship is very much appreciated. Many special thanks to: Dr. Gary Berk and the incredi...
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Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:10 am
The topic of my concern is the dangerous use of lawn mowers. The next time your on the road traveling take very good notice of those who are using lawn mowers. It can save yours or the life of your lo...
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Friday, June 28, 2019 - 11:09 am
In response to voters approving a 2.99% tax increase for the Potsdam library: 211 to 30 votes is anything but overwhelming, unless its the fact that only 241 voters turned out to vote. Or was it that...
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:25 am
We read with interest the article ‘North Country reps ask for public to sign petition calling for suspension of Plan 2014,’ published on June 19 on North Country Now, which touches on the question of...
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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 5:59 am
I am a volunteer at the North Country Children’s Museum. In your recent on-line survey of the museum a few respondents said the museum was too expensive. While I would never assume to know what is aff...
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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 5:57 am
Community supports C&CP in Canton Our local community has provided wonderful support to Church and Community Program in the past few days. On the weekend of June 8 and 9, Coakley’s Home & Hard...
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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 5:45 am
The members of the Help Sami Kick Cancer Foundation would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who spent their day with us at 185 Wilkinson Rd. for our Open House at The Lodge at Dreaming...
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:03 am
Do you recall in January, 2018, when Channel 7 broke the story that Iberdrola (aka Avangrid, aka Atlantic Wind) was canceling plans to include Parishville in their proposed industrial North Ridge Wind...
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:53 am
I’m a writer, professor, community and social activist, and currently the associate director of academic advising & scholarship preparation in the honors program at Clarkson University. I’m writin...
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:03 am
We were delighted to see that the majority of survey respondents have either come to the North Country Children's Museum or plan to come. Our hands-on, minds-on exhibits and programs are designed for...
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:50 am
On Thursday, June 13 at about 7:30 a.m., I used the ATM at Key Bank in Potsdam. I got my receipt and thought I was finished, but neglected to retrieve my debit card. The next person in line found it,...
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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:23 am
  Due to the lack of volunteers, Amvets Post 11 will be closing its door after last call on June 15, 2019. This decision wasn't easy and comes with a heavy heart. We would like to take this time to th...
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