Blotter: Recent city police activity

WATERTOWN — Justin R. Cordova, 32, of Watertown, was charged by city police on Sunday with…

Registered sex offenders at Pleasant Night Inn worry West Carthage residents

WEST CARTHAGE — Village officials have a new source of concern with the emergency placement of…

Watertown council finishing up budget deliberations

WATERTOWN — City Council members are wrapping up their deliberations for the proposed $56.5 million city…

Crew repairs Clayton seawall on river

A crew from Marzano Excavating digs up earth and lays gravel as they work to repair…

VFW to sell Buddy Poppies at two Kinney Drugs in Watertown

WATERTOWN — The VFW’s annual Buddy Poppy campaign is set for Memorial Day weekend. The fundraiser…

Dexter Elementary students learn basics of bicycles

DEXTER — Dexter Elementary students on Friday learned about bicycle safety, how to ride balance bikes,…

PHOTO: Taking in the sights and sounds of the Black River

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Groundbreaking gardener: Wellesley Island’s ‘Enchanted Edible Forest’ inspires book, buzz

FINEVIEW — For the past 10 years, Dani F. Baker has maintained a forest garden of…

PHOTOS: Watertown commemorates Armed Forces Day

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High school sports: Carthage reveals new Comet mascot

CARTHAGE — A leaner, meaner Comet has replaced the ragged red ball as the Carthage Central…

Jefferson Community College returns to traditional commencement after two years

WATERTOWN — For the first time since 2019, graduates at Jefferson Community College gathered Friday for…

North country venues hoping for major influx of Canadian tourists

Ashley E. Carlos hopes Canadians are ready to roll into Alexandria Bay this weekend to celebrate…

Dawn Cole reflects on time with Urban Mission as she prepares to take United Way position

WATERTOWN — While she may be officially leaving the Watertown Urban Mission, Executive Director Dawn M.…

Supply chain issues hitting Watertown Fire Department’s truck purchases

WATERTOWN — City Fire Department officials are frustrated about the nation’s supply chain issues delaying three…

North country farmers markets preparing for fruitful season

CANTON — Summer is awakening farmers markets across the north country from their winter hibernation. Here’s…