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.

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:00 am
To the Editor: Open letter to representatives of the North Country: I am angry and frustrated at the sluggish pace that teachers, children and employees of the public-school system are being prioritiz...
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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 9:27 am
To the Editor: We would like to address the mayor and council with regards to those who have been calling in and writing letters during the council meetings. The name calling, negative comments, and l...
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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:03 am
To the Editor: It is amazing that the Covid vaccine has been figured out and distributed as fast as it has. I have nothing but awe for the people who did this. But the process linking the vials to a s...
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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:02 am
To the Editor: It is apparent that every town in St. Lawrence county active cases are going down except for Potsdam. Since a rash of covid positives at the colleges was reported I think something sho...
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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:35 am
To the Editor: The following letter was submitted to the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators, regarding police reform. In June 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order #203, which required...
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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:02 am
To the Editor: I’m disgusted with people attacking Gov. Cuomo. Whether Republican or Democrat, the governor of NYS faced a monumental task in protecting 19M people from a never-before-seen pandemic. T...
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Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:53 am
To the Editor: How cruel do you have to be to simply dismiss the legitimate concerns of firefighters and an affected family, along with a financial solution on bringing firefighter Jake Thornton back...
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Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:06 am
To the Editor: When we reviewed the resumes of Louie Maine and Rick Eakins that were included in the February Board meeting packet, it was clear to us that Louis Maine has the background, experiences,...
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Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:08 am
To the Editor: Elise Stefanik represents all North Country residents, and consistently strives for policies that benefit us and if not directly, at least are not a detriment to us. Elise is right to t...
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:23 am
To the Editor: I am writing on behalf of Heidi Smith, who is my daughter-in-law. Heidi is running for Canton Town Clerk in the November election. As many of you know Heidi was denied the interim town...
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:08 am
To the Editor: The efficiency of any car motor is totally dependent upon the quality of the parts it's made from. Sadly, after witnessing recent events in Washington, D.C., it's obvious that the engin...
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:07 am
To the Editor: "Daylight hours lengthen To be able to watch Snow banks heighten. It's also fun Not squinting eyes While looking at the Sun!" Bob Haggett Norwood  
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:06 am
To the Editor: It’s great that North Country Now has outlined some local trails for people to get their winter exercise on and I enjoy seeing all the recent pictures of folks XC skiing. My wife and I...
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Monday, February 22, 2021 - 10:03 am
To the Editor: I am finding a disproportionate number of left-wing opinions and would like to see balance. You need to realize that if you are supporting St. Lawrence County, most of the population is...
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Monday, February 22, 2021 - 7:57 am
To the Editor: We found out this past week that if you are a Republican president, no matter what you do, you will not be impeached. On the other hand if you are a Democrat you can be impeached for ch...
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Monday, February 22, 2021 - 7:56 am
To the Editor: Helping Hands truly cares about the people in their community. They provide many necessities for people in need. I am a recent recipient of their generosity. They recently provided me w...
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Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 9:08 am
In response to “Opinion: COVID could have stopped Capitol attack, says Morristown man” - It doesn't surprise me that democrats up here are still blaming Trump for the "innsurection " in DC, even thoug...
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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 7:43 am
To the Editor: Erma Harper, Evan Harper, Sr., Harvey Hickok, Norene Hickok, Helen LaFountain, Karl Harper, Cynthia Harper, Velma Witherell, Robert Witherell, Veterans By: Evan & Connie Harper Emma...
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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 7:42 am
Brent Bishop with family in tow. Photo submitted by Judy Fuhr. To the Editor: Where can you ski or snowshoe for free, bring your children to learn to xc ski and love the outdoors, enjoy the beauty of...
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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 7:41 am
To the Editor: If former President Trump had passed away from COVID-19 in October, Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick would still be alive. RIP Officer Sicknick. Sean Pidgeon Morristown  
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Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 8:59 am
To the Editor: A year into the coronavirus pandemic, New York State faces a profound hunger crisis. Many people in our community have lost jobs, are under-employed, or struggle to feed their families....
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Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 8:57 am
To the Editor: Despite the disingenuous calls to ‘move on” and “get over” the horrifying events of January 6, 2021 at our Nation’s Capitol, we cannot – and must not – ever forget the deadly assault on...
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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 8:54 am
To the Editor: I was vaccinated for COVID this morning at SUNY. It was so simple to schedule because of a link on your website. Thank you for always providing such valuable information. A suggestion:...
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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 8:53 am
To the Editor: I am beyond disgusted with the Republicans who voted to acquit Donald Trump. This will come back to haunt you in your own political efforts. You gave a pass to a man who incited violenc...
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 7:46 am
To the Editor: This letter is to all the citizens of Ogdensburg. I for one support what the current council is trying to do and believe there is more who also feel that way. It is never easy having to...
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