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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:10 pm
POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated following investigation of a motor vehicle accident in the Raquette Acres parking lot, according to Potsdam police. Mic...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:10 pm
STOCKHOLM -- A Winthrop man was arrested Sunday on rape and drug charges, according to state police. Justin M. White, 32, was charged with third-degree rape, felony, third-degree criminal sex act, fel...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:08 pm
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week CANTON -- Members of the public aired several concerns during a St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office open police reform forum. The public session was held at the...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10:29 am
POTSDAM — A Potsdam woman was charged with 16 counts of criminal possession of stolen property Sunday, according to state police. Kathryn Kolpa, 19, was charged with 16 counts of fifth-degree criminal...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:47 am
0003 Trespassing on Market Street 0024 Local Law on Elm Street 0029 Trespassing on Market Street 0102 Suspicious Vehicle on Fall Island 0208 Traffic Stop on Market Street 0215 Traffic Stop on Outer Ma...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:34 am
Free meals have been extended to all St. Lawrence County students through the end of the school year. At the start of the school year, most North Country families were eligible to receive free meals t...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:34 am
Halloween celebrations and activities, including trick-or-treating, can be filled with fun, but must be done in a safe way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. New York State has issued safety guidance...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:34 am
MASSENA -- The Village Board of Trustees approved new hires, new appointments within the Department of Public Works, and gave the DPW the go-ahead to look for a new motor equipment operator. The board...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:12 am
Early election voters stood in long lines for up to 90 minutes to cast their ballots Saturday and Sunday at the St. Lawrence County Board of Elections office, Canton. Early voting continues through S...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:12 am
MASSENA -- The Town of Massena will host the 2021 Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour Tournament. Bass anglers will be coming to the Massena Intake in June for a week of fishing on the St. Lawren...
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Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:12 am
With the priority being the health and safety of students and staff at member institutions, the Northeast Women's Hockey League, which includes SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton, has made the difficult dec...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 5:25 pm
BY ADAM ATKINSON North Country This Week POTSDAM -- Downtown Potsdam will see more color on its surfaces next year. SUNY Potsdam painting teacher Amy Swartele plans to paint additional murals on the c...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 5:23 pm
MASSENA -- The village will have to pay a 6.1% hike on their police and fire retirement system bill, and less than 1% more for their employee retirement contribution. Treasurer Kevin Felt announced th...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 5:21 pm
SLC Arts’ Executive Director Maggie McKenna poses with Brewer Bookstore manager Amanda Stopa Goldstein. SLC Arts photo. CANTON -- Each year on Canton’s Village Green, the Remington Arts Festival Art S...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:49 am
Weak high pressure building over the St. Lawrence Valley today will provide the region with a dry but chilly end to the weekend with wet weather returning late tonight through Monday, perhaps starting...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:45 am
OGDENSBURG — A woman was charged with introducing prison contraband into prison Saturday morning, according to state police. Deirdre A. Jhagroo, 40, New York, was charged with first-degree introducing...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:44 am
MASSENA — An Akwesasne woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Sunday morning, according to state police. Stephanie M. Oakes, 35, was charged with first-offense DWI at 1 a.m., officers said....
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:30 am
POTSDAM — Potsdam police said they charged four motorists with driving infractions on Saturday. Those charged included: • Gerald T. Currier, 47, Norwood, was cited for unsafe backing on Market Street...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:27 am
0041 Noise complaint on Hamilton Street 0243 Assist-citizen on Market Street 0252 Suspicious circumstance on Market Street 0736 Criminal Mischief on Fall Island 1000 Special Detail on Maple Street 105...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 8:10 am
BY ANDY GARDNER North Country This Week CANTON – The county Board of Elections is undertaking what one of their commissioners calls a “Herculean” task of mailing out and counting thousands of absentee...
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Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 8:08 am
SLC Arts’ Executive Director Maggie McKenna poses with Northern Power & Light co-owner Emmett Smith. SLC Arts photo. POTSDAM -- Potsdam PorchFest “was a success thanks to its participants and spon...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:06 pm
BY ANDY GARDNER North Country This Week CANTON -- A 2021 budget discussion turned into legislators discussing different angles they feel the board could take to improve the quality of life in the coun...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:04 pm
POTSDAM -- Several resolutions related to expenditures for village public works and water were approved by the Potsdam Village Board at their meeting Oct. 19. The board approved payments to: • Barton...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:02 pm
From left: Penny Kerfien, Director of Ogdensburg Public Library, Barbara O'Keefe (Fort la Presentation Association),: Marsha Hough (Fort la Presentation Association), Julie Madlin City Historian, Bi...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 10:07 am
POTSDAM — Potsdam police cited motorists for DWI, speeding and stop sign violations on Friday. Those charged included: • Paula A. Bertrand, 51, Madrid, was cited for speed in zone on Madrid Avenue at...
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