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Keeping an eye on the border

The federal government wants local people to help it keep an eye on the northern border. That's the message the US Border Patrol delivered last week to the Franklin County Legislature. Ross Delacy is a supervisory agent with the department's Swanton Sector, which runs from Ogdensburg to the state line between New Hampshire and Maine. He told Jonathan Brown that local people are perfectly placed to support the Border Patrol's main mission, patrolling the largely unprotected border between the ports of entry.  Go to full article

The U.S. Border Patrol wants you

North Country residents need to report any unusual activity on the border to the federal government. That's the message the U-S Border Patrol delivered last week to the Franklin County Legislature.

Ross Delacy is a supervisory agent with the department's Swanton Sector, which runs from Ogdensburg to the state line between New Hampshire and Maine.

Jonathan Brown asked him why his agency is soliciting help from locals and local legislatures.  Go to full article
Chuck Meese as the older Guthrie

Theatre review: Woody Guthrie's American Song at Flynnspace in Burlington

Woody Guthrie's American Song is the current offering of Vermont Stage and runs at the FlynnSpace through February 4. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article

Conditions ideal for snocross races

Finally, a winter activity that should go off as scheduled. Organizers of the Rock Maple Extreme Snocross Snowmobile Races say they expect to have the best racing conditions...  Go to full article

North Country tourism could take a hit from new passport rules

The 'Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative' went into effect yesterday. That's the official name of the new legislation requiring passports to enter or leave the U-S. The...  Go to full article

Fluctuating temperatures raise concerns over farming

Temperatures this winter have left a lot of people wondering... December's 70-degree days caused flowers to bloom - but also contributed to concerns over global warming. This...  Go to full article

Winter comes back to the North Country

Winter finally returned to the North Country today with snow, freezing rain and wintry conditions that have mostly been a no-show this season.

Tree limbs and...  Go to full article

Warm temperatures affect North Country farms

The region's warm weather has hurt some winter tourism, but it may be helping North Country farmers. Jonathan Brown talked to Bill Van Loo from the Cornell Cooperative...  Go to full article

IP tire burn canceled

International Paper has canceled a controversial plan to burn tire chips as an alternative fuel source at the company's mill in Ticonderoga. IP announced yesterday that had...  Go to full article
Lee (David Bishins) and Austin (Justin Walvoord). Photo by Lindsay Raymondjack

Theatre review: True West at Vermont Stage in Burlington

True West has opened the season at Vermont Stage on runs through October 29. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article

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