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WATERTOWN/NORTH COUNTRY

This section displays all of the Watertown and North Country news articles published in the past 7 days.


New Fort Drum Unit to Train on UAV Systems

Fort Drum

New Fort Drum Unit to Train on UAV Systems

A newly formed unit under Fort Drum's 10th Combat Aviation Brigade will soon begin operating an unmanned aircraft. Elizabeth Jeneault explains how the Delta Company plans to put the MQ-1C Gray Eagle to work. Updated 07/23/2014 04:43 PM

Push to Protect Waterways from Microplastics Continues

Watertown

Push to Protect Waterways from Microplastics Continues

Every year, 19 tons of tiny pieces of plastic called microbeads are flushed down New York state drains. Since the toxic material ends up in waterways, lawmakers have been pushing to protect those waterways. After a failed attempt to do so, reporter Elizabeth Jeneault explains what their next game plan is. Updated 07/22/2014 06:07 PM

Dog Park Location Approved in Canton

North Country

Dog Park Location Approved in Canton

A North Country village is giving dogs a space of their own. Monday night, Canton village trustees approved a location for a new community dog park. 07/22/2014 02:23 PM

Potential Rental Registration Program Gaining Speed in Watertown

Watertown

Potential Rental Registration Program Gaining Speed in Watertown

Despite resistance from landlords over the years, an effort is again underway in the City of Watertown to require them to register their residences. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault explains why some people believe the program is needed. Updated 07/21/2014 05:24 PM

ACC Football Kickoff Underway in Greensboro

Southern Tier Sports

ACC Football Kickoff Underway in Greensboro

The two-day extravaganza that is the ACC Football Kickoff began on Sunday with players from all 14 teams meeting the assembled media. 07/20/2014 07:35 PM

New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum

Watertown

New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum

It's usually the one time out of the year that New York Army National Guard Soldiers get to train with their entire battalion. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault was in Fort Drum, where members of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are learning new skills and building camaraderie. Updated 07/20/2014 06:02 PM

Organizations Team Up to Teach North Country Kids Fishing

Canton

Organizations Team Up to Teach North Country Kids Fishing

North Country kids just wrapped up a week of learning about fishing and getting to do some of their own. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains how program organizers hope one day on the water turns into many, many more. Updated 07/20/2014 03:33 PM

Parties Looking for Majority in St. Lawrence County Legislature

Potsdam

Parties Looking for Majority in St. Lawrence County Legislature

Candidates new and old are hoping their names fill the ballot box in St. Lawrence County. The county's upcoming legislative races will set the tone for the its future direction. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains why both parties are confident they'll be leading the way. Updated 07/19/2014 12:21 PM

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