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Mineville hydro project in final stages

A vision created in 1990 is one hurdle away from becoming a reality, bringing new life to the pits and underground tunnels that put Mineville on the map.

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New Stewart’s taking shape in Ti

Site plan for updated station includes picnic area

Convenience store chain plans to have updated facility complete by June.

Parents upset at Willsboro Central opt out procedures

Several parents are upset at Willsboro Central's procedure governing students who were opted out of last week's Common Core ELA exams.

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Schroon Lake names new superintendent

The school district voted to hire a Champlain high school principal, who will fill the position left vacant by the resignation of Bonnie Finnerty.

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Willsboro Central under the cap with 2015-16 budget

Willsboro Central's 2015-16 spending plan has sailed in under the cap, with taxes scheduled to rise 22 cents per $1,000 in assessed value.

'Post Office' bridge to be closed this afternoon on Route 73 in Keene

Motorists traveling on Route 73 in Keene this afternoon should consider an alternate route as the state Department of Transportation will be closing the "Post Office" bridge over the East Branch of the Ausable River today at 4 p.m. for inspection. Traffic will be detoured.

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Not so Rapid Returns

The strange saga of how a local businessman and civic fixture conned a trusting North Country community, one nickel at a time.

Keene Central comes in under the cap with 2015-16 budget

Keene Central's 2015-16 spending plan has come in under the cap. Highlights include a bump in state aid, reduced energy costs and shared transportation services with CV-TEC.

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Elizabethtown-Lewis Central holds the line with 2015-16 budget

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central is at the cap with their 2015-16 budget, a spending plan that maintains all programs, services and staffing.

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Local support provides traction for EKMW

Community action, including one individual's pledge to match every dollar raised, and the upcoming Dan McCormick 5K are key for an Emus track and field team rich in talent and character.

AuSable Valley Central budget up 3.1 percent over last year

AuSable Valley Central's 2015-16 budget has come in at the cap. The district, like others in the North Country, also saw a slight GEA restoration.

Keene Central School to host Salvador Dalí exhibit

The Spanish and Art Departments of Keene Central School will be hosting an exhibit featuring the fascinating paintings of Salvador Dalí, as well as KCS student art inspired by Dalí’s work.

Appreciates quest for the truth

The editorial on seeking truth was a breath of fresh air for me. The Internet is an odd bird.

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Star Trek convention planned for Ti

Star Trek enthusiasts are set to beam into the historic town of Ticonderoga this summer.

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Essex County plans bioterrorism exercise in Moriah

Emergency responders are taking steps to prepare in the event that an anthrax attack occurred in the North Country.

The trusty potato smasher | Little Bits

I know I’m older than dirt when I glance around our house on the river. Many of the items we have used daily for decades, are relatively unknown to our grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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Stream Dreams! | Conservation Conversations

The Chinese proverb states,” “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”

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Outdoor recreation | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been well-established that outdoor activities are beneficial to our overall physical, emotional and mental health.

Gorgeous, big birds | Keeseville Column

Spring is definitely in the air. North Country Underground Railroad Historical Society cleaned up the grounds and museum for their opening the first Saturday in May.

Power outage | Willsboro Column

The rewards of spring are being felt each day — nice long days, warmer weather, the greeting each morning of the songbirds. It makes for a lighter feeling for most of us and I know I am enjoying it.

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