Canton, NY, Dec 24, 2012 — It may sound like you've heard this one before: North Country parents, students, and school officials are lobbying lawmakers in Albany for more state aid. There was a big push in districts like Canton and Potsdam last spring for more state money. But it didn't help much.
Now the stakes are even higher; many districts expect to be insolvent within a couple of years, and some even sooner, if things don't change. But they say they're not going down without a fight. Go to full article
Dec 24, 2012 — Uncertainty over the future of production tax credits for wind energy producers has lead to a major industry slowdown. Now, the tax credit's fate is bogged down in Congressional "fiscal cliff" negotiations. Go to full article
Dec 24, 2012 — A property owner between the towns of Essex, NY and Willsboro has donated a conservation easement that will preserve more than 300 acres for forest and farmland in the... Go to full article
Dec 24, 2012 — Getting your kids' pictures taken with Santa Claus has been a longtime holiday ritual for many. In recent years another group has begun vying for Santa's attention--pets--and... Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Dec 24, 2012 — Most North Country homes, particularly in winter, don't have ideal conservatory conditions, but it's still possible to grow and maintain some exotics. African violets and... Go to full article