Jul 29, 2014 — St. Lawrence county isn't a big wine destination -- at least, not yet. But a New St. Lawrence County Wine Trail could change that. Governor Cuomo signed a law last week that establishes the St. Lawrence County wine trail. It includes 3 wineries in Black Lake, Lisbon and Winthrop, and it goes past the brewery in Canton. Go to full article
Jul 22, 2014 — State transportation officials say they're ready to start studying whether Canton and Potsdam need a bypass. Field work is expected to begin around the beginning of August.
Governor Cuomo made specific mention of the $2.5 million dollar study in his annual budget address back in January. He said it will also take one more look at the possibility of an Interstate highway between Watertown and Plattsburgh.
"This is a roadway that the North Country has talked about for a long time," Cuomo said. "Different people have different opinions over whether it will work. Let's spend the money. Let's do the study, and let's find out if it works because if it does, it could make a tremendous difference for the North Country."
Supporters and critics of the so-called "rooftop highway" will be watching closely. 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... 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