Jul 14, 2014 — There were more legal twists involving St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain's probe into two county spending issues Monday.
At the start of court in Canton, Rain asked county court Judge Jerome Richards to step down from all cases involving her office. Rain argued Richards couldn't be "detached and neutral". Go to full article
Jul 11, 2014 — The Canton school board voted unanimously to move the merger process forward last night. Earlier this week, the Potsdam school board also voted in favor of public vote on the merger.
Bill Gregory is superintendent of Canton Central School District. He says now, the schools have to sure make the community understands precisely what it would mean if the two schools merge.
"Beginning in late August and extending through the end of October there will be an intense public information campaign with a series of town hall meetings and meetings with all the community service organizations to really answer questions and to alleviate fears in some cases about what may or may not occur with a merger."
A straw poll vote is scheduled for October 30, and a binding referendum is scheduled for mid-December. Go to full article
Jul 11, 2014 — The bond hearing for Oral "Nick" Hillary is set to continue in St Lawrence County Court Monday. Hillary is charged with the 2011 murder of Garrett Phillips, a 12-year-old boy... Go to full article
Jul 10, 2014 — Canton and Potsdam school districts are considering merging. They hired an educational consulting firm out of Buffalo that spent the last school year determining whether it... Go to full article
Jul 09, 2014 — Student archaeologists excavating a site along the Raquette River in Potsdam have unearthed pieces of prehistoric Native American pottery, stone tools and part of a spear tip... Go to full article
Jul 09, 2014 — Summer means shearing season. All across the North Country, sheep, alpacas, and llamas are getting serious haircuts and losing their winter coats. A couple weeks ago reporter... Go to full article