Sep 25, 2013 — This summer, North Country Public Radio has been reporting on the final closure of the paper mill in Newton Falls. A Canadian firm has auctioned off the mill's equipment and is looking for a buyer for the land and buildings.
It's an old story in our region, as factories, mines, and mills have closed or moved overseas. One big question for places like southern St. Lawrence County is - what next? What will the next economy look like?
This morning, Brian Mann profiles Sherman and Annette Craig, owners of Wanakena Woodworks.
They're artisan furniture makers and community activists who hope that their kind of investment can help revitalize struggling corners of the Park. Go to full article
Sep 25, 2013 — The second public hearing held by Governor Cuomo's commission to probe public corruption featured testimony from long time government reform groups. Many brought more evidence that they say shows potential corruption involving money and politics. Go to full article
Sep 25, 2013 — Yesterday the North Country's Regional Economic Development Council released its new list of priorities for the next round of funding. It's part of a progress report that gives details on projects already underway, and explains new strategies the council plans to implement as it vies for more state money. Go to full article
Sep 25, 2013 — Lake country west of Perth, Ontario is dotted with a mix of woodland, rural homes and farms. Overlooking Rideau Lake you'll find Miller's Bay Farm Market Garden and Berry... Go to full article
Sep 25, 2013 — As part of an on-going series, we'll bring you some of the voices of the many folks in the North Country who make a living in their own workshops, basements and spare rooms. ... Go to full article