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Tri-county school closings

WATERTOWN — Schools across the north country are beginning to announce they will be closed Friday in anticipation of an intense lake-effect snowstorm that is expected to bury the area with snow. As of 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the following tri-county schools have announced closings: Alexandria Central School; Bohlen Technical Center; Carthage Central School District; Faith… Keep Reading

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With summer fun ‘back to normal,’ families head into school year hoping to move beyond pandemic

WATERTOWN — Despite inflation and gas prices double those before the COVID-19 pandemic began, many north country families enjoyed getting back to “normal” summer fun, and kids are back to their “normal” end-of-summer blues. Under drizzling skies Monday, some families spent the day together before school starts, catching a movie, doing last-minute shopping or enjoying… Keep Reading

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