Oct 31, 2013 — The country's best known whitewater kayaking champion is helping design whitewater courses in Canton and Potsdam. Three time World Cup winner and three time Olympian Scott Shipley met with community members Monday night. Go to full article
A photo from a National Transportation Safety Board powerpoint from 2012 shows how DOT-111 tankers can puncture. Photo: NTSB.
Oct 18, 2013 — There's been renewed attention to the safety of the freight trains that run through North Country towns. The horrible oil explosion that destroyed much of a Quebec village and killed 47 people makes any railroad town ask, "what if?" And a plan by CSX to increase train speeds through the village of Canton has local officials concerned the rail company is putting quick commerce before safety.
An investigation by NCPR has found CSX is shipping hazardous liquids like crude oil through Canton and other towns on its Massena line using tankers federal regulators deemed "inadequate" two decades ago. Go to full article
Sep 29, 2005 — A publicly-funded fiberoptics network in St. Lawrence County is starting to yield results for people who want to use the Internet. Wireless access is available in the village of Canton. Two more villages may go wireless by year's end. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article