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Potsdam trustee concerned with people parking on grass

POTSDAM -- There is concern among Bay and Hamilton Street residents that many households in the neighborhood might be violating the village parking regulations. Trustee Abby Lee said people had told her that due to limited parking spaces, drivers were parking on the grass in front of homes, which is

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 22:37:00

Evangelical Duo concer planned in Potsdam Dec. 1

POTSDAM - An Evangelical Duo concert featuring Duomi Zhang on violin and Gianne Zhu on piano will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St. The concert is free and open to the public. The duo will perform works by Schubert, Debussy, Mozart, Bach, Rachmaninoff,

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 19:33:00

McKenna is official winner of third Potsdam village trustee seat; official Hopkinton, Parishville, Colton results close but unchanged

POTSDAM -- Potsdam resident Maggie McKenna is now officially the winner of the third seat to be filled on the Potsdam Village Board of Trustees. In Colton, the final tally showed the second of two seats going to an incumbent by one vote. There were close elections in Hopkinton and Parishville, but t

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 17:11:00

Potsdam woman cited for driving with suspended registration

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam resident was charged Tuesday with driving infractions on Tuesday, according to Potsdam police. Tandy L. Vice, 35, Potsdam, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and inadequate head lights on Market Street at 9:07 p.m., police said. She was cite

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 14:26:00

Potsdam United Methodist Sunday school students helping children in Africa, Malawi

Sunday School students at Potsdam United Methodist Church raised $1,100 for literacy in Malawi, Africa. Additional funds came in after the photo was taken. Some of the students are with Sam Chirwa, field manager for the Malawi Early Literacy Team (MELT); Heather White, team leader; and Carol Stevens

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-21 16:57:00

Bailey's Canton-Potsdam Florist closes after nearly 90 years in business

POTSDAM -- Bailey's Canton-Potsdam Florist, on the Potsdam-Morley Road, has closed after nearly 90 years in business. Owner Joretta Creighton, now 80 years old, says her age has caught up to her and she feels she can no longer provide the service she wants for her customers. Creighton posted a messa

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 01:52:00

Small Business Saturday staged in Potsdam Nov. 25

POTSDAM - Shoppers here Saturday will have the chance to enter for upcoming weekly drawings for Potsdam Chamber of Commerce gift certificates. The chamber and local businesses are staging Small Business Saturday and, in addition to the drawing entries, businesses will offer extras to shoppers that d

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 01:48:00

Potsdam village board awards $13 million in contracts to rebuild water treatment plant

POTSDAM -- The Board of Trustees has awarded $13 million in contracts for rebuilding the village's water treatment plant for much more money than the original $10 million estimate from engineering consultants. The general contractor will be Blue Heron Construction Co. LLC, based in Virginia and with

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-21 19:43:00

Westport First Selectman Issues Thanksgiving Message

From the Town of Westport:As residents of Westport, we are truly grateful for our prosperity, freedoms and the many resources available to us. We are also aware that there are those among us who require additional care and concern. Therefore, we should take to heart the wise words of Theodore Roosev

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:23:15

Westport woman charged with assault, twice

WESTPORT- A town resident was charged twice with third-degree assault after allegedly dragging a man and assaulting him in two separate instances. At around 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18, officers were dispatched to an undisclosed Westport address on a report a man had fallen in the garage. Upon arrival, office

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-11-21 19:51:22

Westport Woman Arrested Twice In 3 Days: PD

WESTPORT, CT - A Westport woman was arrested twice in three days after she assaulted a man and then violated a protective order, according to police. Officers responded to an address on Nov. 18 around 5:30 p.m. on a report of a man who had fallen in the garage. Officers learned that the man had been

PATCH - 2017-11-21 15:10:26

PD: Westport woman arrested for attacking same man twice

Ting Lu (Photo Courtesy: Westport Police) WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - A Westport woman is facing charges after police say she attacked the same man twice over the weekend. According to Westport police, 30-year-old Ting Lu was arrested on Saturday for dragging a man down in stairs in a Westport home a

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-21 01:00:24

In Pictures: Dads and daughter cut a rug in Westport

WESTPORT - Togetherness time waltzed with special memories Friday evening when the Westport Weston Family Y hosted a father-daughter dance. "This is our first for a long time," said Pat Riemersma, chief executive officer. "It's just the opportunity for us to bring dads and daughters together," she s


Rep. Himes says checks on President more important than ever

WESTPORT- "As someone who is constitutionally part of a check and balance on the power of the President, never has this job been perhaps as important," Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, told a full house Tuesday night. The over 100 in attendance at The Unitarian Church in Westport, found Himes' thoughts on the c

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-11-22 19:18:24

Diary of Anne Frank to Feature Talkback with Holocaust Survivor

Westport Community Theatre's production of The Diary of Anne Frank is featuring a talkback with Holocaust survivor Judith Altman following the December 3rd matinee of the play. Altman, whose story parallels Anne Frank's in many ways, will talk about her survival and answer questions from the audienc

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:56:20

Mold levels still too high in one Coleytown Middle School classroom

Updated 2:42 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 WESTPORT - After a weekend of remediation in a Coleytown Middle School classroom, mold levels are still higher than desired and the classroom remains closed to staff and students. Environment consultant Hygenix, Inc., worked through the weekend to remo

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-11-22 19:52:56

Person robbed at ATM inside Lynnhaven Mall

Photo Courtesy of Virginia Beach Police Department VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Police are searching for a man who robbed someone at a stand alone ATM inside Lynnhaven Mall, September 13. Police say the victim was at an ATM when the cash dispensed, the suspect grabbed the money and ran out of the

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-22 03:37:29

Officials: Chesapeake inmate dies after suffering medical emergency

Thomas L. Santiful. (Credit: Chesapeake Sheriff's Office). CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - An inmate at the Chesapeake Correctional Center died Tuesday night after having a medical emergency. The Chesapeake Sheriff's Office said deputies and medical responded with lifesaving measures until EMS arrived. T

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-22 15:00:19

Police: Portsmouth man wanted for numerous crimes against a minor

Steven M. Holmes. (Credit: Portsmouth Police Department.) PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Police say they are looking for a Portsmouth man wanted for several violent felonies. Portsmouth officers reported to a home on Reese Drive for a domestic dispute just after 7 a.m. Police say officers charged 38-yea

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-22 16:53:02

Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, New York Police counterterrorism personnel watch as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade makes its way down Sixth Avenue in New York. After the deadly truck attack in Manhattan on Oct. 31, 2017, every intersection along the 2 1/2-mile parade route that stretc

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-22 14:54:31