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1 hr ago | North Country Now

St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies seek info on driver of hit-and-run accident in Nicholville

St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's assistance identifying a driver accused of a hit-and-run accident at 11 p.m. Monday on Route 11B.

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Related Topix: Nicholville, NY

3 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Canton, Potsdam bypass study starts, but Interstate supporters want more

State transportation officials say they're ready to start studying whether Canton and Potsdam need a bypass.

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Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Canton, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Watertown, NY, Plattsburgh, NY

5 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Alleged Massena drug dealer released from jail after prosecutors fail ...

A Massena man found in possession of about 60 grams of heroin when he was stopped by St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force members May 21 in the town of Fowler was released from the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Massena, NY, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County roads and bridges in dire condition

St. Lawrence County would need more than $28 million over the next 10 years to correct and maintain its deficient bridges, roads and culverts.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Kids and Grown-Ups Race Through Mud At Canton Fundraiser

Barbara A. Gardner and her husband, Joseph J., of Massena remember the days when children would get in trouble for playing in the mud.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Massena, NY, Canton, NY, Potsdam, NY, Colden, NY

North Country Now

Gouverneur man charged with DWI, resisting arrest

A Gouverneur man was charged with driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest on East Main Street July 13, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.

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Related Topix: Gouverneur, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Clarkson Roller Coaster Camp engenders spirit of collaboration for north country high schoolers

Local high school students were getting a taste of success at Clarkson's ninth-annual Roller Coaster Camp this past week as they conducted experiments indoors and out with college mentors on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena man jailed with no bail after striking man in head with tire iron

A Masena man with four felony convictions was jailed without bail after allegedly striking another man in the face with a tire iron during a confrontation at 3 a.m. Sunday outside a residence on state Route 131 in the town of Louisville.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Gouverneur, NY, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

North Country Now

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The St. Lawrence County Arts Council is extending the application deadline for its Public Arts Fellowship and Teaching Artists' Fund grants.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Watertown Daily Times

Volunteer group revises plan to save historic Morley Grist Mill

For decades, the historic Morley gristmill on the banks of the Grasse River hummed day and night grinding wheat and other grains into flour that was exported throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, NY, Parishville, NY, Canton, NY, Brasher Falls, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Norfolk woman admits sending inappropriate pics of child on cellphone application

A Raymondville woman admitted she sent photographs of a nude five-year-old child on a cell phone application to another that party that she thought was considering the girl for a modeling career.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, NY, Raymondville, NY, Cell Phones, Electronics, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Lisbon woman will put farm up for sale as part of plea agreement in county court

A Lisbon woman charged with violating her probationary sentence by continuing to fail to adequately care for her horses is planning to put her farm on the market.

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Related Topix: Lisbon, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Sales tax slump means another tough budget year for Jefferson County

Bleak sales tax returns for Jefferson County predict another difficult budget season, where some painful adjustments may have to be made.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, Watertown, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Rain says judgea s order too broad and a oeinartfully writtena

St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain said a judge's order to stop grand jury proceedings in her investigation into county officials is unclear.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Property Transfers

The following list represents parcels of property transferred within St. Lawrence County between June 6-13.

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Related Topix: St. Regis Falls, NY, Potsdam, NY, Canton, NY, Norfolk, NY, Harrisville, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Colbert runs to succeed Parker in St. Lawrence County District 11

Republican Chad E. Colbert, Stockholm, believes his background in finance and accounting would help St. Lawrence County out of its economic doldrums.

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Related Topix: US News, Potsdam, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Local Government Task Force calls NYPA back to the negotiating table

The St. Lawrence Local Government Task Force served a second “notice of dispute” to the New York Power Authority Thursday in an attempt to bring NYPA back to the negotiating table to discuss additional benefits for host communities as part of the relicensing of the St. Lawrence-FDR hydropower dam.

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Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Former Canton woman sentenced to jail for sex with teen

A former Canton woman was sentenced to a decade of probation and jail time in St. Lawrence County Court Thursday for having sex with a 13-year-old boy on the Fourth of July in 2013.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canton, NY, Madrid, NY

North Country Now

Two from Gouverneur charged in Rock Island Road house burglary

Daniel Camidge, 27, and Ryan M. Travis, 24, were each charged with felony counts of second-degree burglary and fourth-degree grand larceny following an investigation by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Gouverneur, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County sales tax revenues up for quarter but only because of 1 percent hike

St. Lawrence County's sales tax retuns are up for the latest quarter but only because of a 1 percent hike in the local share approved last year.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, NY, Franklin County, NY, Watertown, NY

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