Newton Falls rail project demands Jefferson, Lewis involvement

Rotten railroad ties lie along a rail line outside Natural Bridge, part of the line that would be repaired. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Rotten railroad ties lie along a rail line outside Natural Bridge, part of the line that would be repaired. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

A St. Lawrence County project to rebuild the rail line between Newton Falls and Carthage requires the involvement of Jefferson and Lewis counties in order to proceed. [Read more…]

Local entrepreneurs discuss business success at North Country Symposium

For those who have been there and survived, starting a successful north country business is a difficult, but not impossible thing to do, provided the idea is a winner and the entrepreneur a person who is willing to work hard, and seek expert help to get it going. [Read more…]

Lewis County maple products promoted at food show in England

Lewis County maple products traveled “across the pond” to a major food show in England. [Read more…]

Thousand Islands Bridge Authority pushes forward on improvements

Vehicles pass through the toll booth at the Thousand Islands Bridge on Thursday afternoon. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority is making improvements to toll areas on both sides of the border, as they look to make it E-ZPass compatible. Photo by Gordon Block, Watertown Daily Times.

Vehicles pass through the toll booth at the Thousand Islands Bridge on Thursday afternoon. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority is making improvements to toll areas on both sides of the border, as they look to make it E-ZPass compatible. Photo by Gordon Block, Watertown Daily Times.

The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority is pushing forward with renovations to its toll booth areas on both sides of the border, as they look to eventually become compatible with the E-ZPass system. [Read more…]

Ogdensburg natives acquire Allen-Nichols Funeral home

Two Ogdensburg natives have returned home and purchased the historic Allen-Nichols Funeral Home at 324 New York Ave. [Read more…]

Lewis County kicks off economic development marketing plan

Lewis County has kicked off its “Naturally Lewis” economic development marketing plan, complete with a new logo. [Read more…]

“Warm and friendly” atmosphere the goal for Stadium Sports Bar

The owners of Main Street’s newest bar want to bring back the family-friendly and community-oriented atmosphere that they remember at a bar that closed nearly 12 years ago. [Read more…]

Some local workers may be hired for Newtown Falls Railroad rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of the Newton Falls Railroad should start by early May and some local workers are expected to be hired, according to officials from the Maryland company leading the $6.8 million project. [Read more…]

Watertown home show opens in new home with 60 exhibitors

Eric Vanderlan, right, owner of N.V. Landscaping, installs tiles during Thursday afternoon set up of his booth at the 40th annual North Country Home Show at Watertown Municipal Arena. This marks the first major event at the newly renovated facility. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Eric Vanderlan, right, owner of N.V. Landscaping, installs tiles during Thursday afternoon set up of his booth at the 40th annual North Country Home Show at Watertown Municipal Arena. This marks the first major event at the newly renovated facility. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Phillip N. Reed, executive director of the Northern New York Builders Exchange, is ready to roll out the 40th North Country Home Show as the first major event in the renovated Watertown Municipal Arena. [Read more…]

Fort Drum buffer program receives $1 million

The newly passed state budget includes $1 million for a buffer program blocking outside interference on Fort Drum’s training. [Read more…]