Canton has a new librarian! Read the Watertown Daily Times profile here.
The Champlain Valley town of Westport is working to become an arts destination — and they’re asking for public input at a hearing.*
Governor Cuomo directed flags to half-staff today to honor victims of Flight 527, the American Airlines flight that crashed in Queens 12 years ago.
He also announced $4 million in grants to local governments to help lower their costs. The biggest share of the grant: $600,000 to the Hamilton County Fuel Consolidation project.
Ever wonder why there’s an actual slash between along the U.S.-Canadian border? 7 Days has the answer.
Coming up tomorrow on the 8 O’Clock Hour:
Another sign of winter: thousands of crows descend on Watertown…and the city isn’t happy.
One of the biggest steps in buying a home can be making the downpayment…especially for first-time buyers. Tomorrow/today: How North Country counties are trying to help.
Also, Brian Mann sends an audio postcard from a late autumn hike to Grassy Pond near Racquette Lake.
And, Andy Flynn talks with at Adirondack Architectural Heritage director Steven Engelhart about an endangered historic property in the Adirondacks — Aiden Lair. It’s located in the town of Minerva, and was one of the way stations Teddy Roosevelt used during his night ride to the presidency in 1901.
*Correction: The Westport public hearing is next Tuesday, November 19. We originally wrote that it was this week.