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Jain Irrigation will not proceed with plans to construct a $10 million facility on the last empty lots in the City Center Industrial Park.
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Honored: Brian Bennett, DePeyster, was named the Northeast Organic Farming Association's 2014 organic farmer of the year.
9 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
A northern New York postal contractor has been sentenced to three months in jail for stealing painkillers mailed to veterans.
10 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
A Philadelphia man faces 21 2 years in state prison after pleading guilty Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to a charge that he had sexual contact with a teenage girl.
Republican John R. Bocciolatt expects he'll get a lot of help from his many north country relatives as he begins his campaign for Jefferson County Sheriff.
More than 40 years after a northern New York boy became the first victim of serial killer Arthur Shawcross, a marker has finally been placed at the child's gravesite.
A committee of Jefferson County legislators on Monday endorsed hiring one additional 911 dispatcher sooner than planned to help handle the county's heavy call volume.
Three Clinton Street property owners have filed suit against the city of Watertown claiming flooding that occurred during the street's reconstruction caused more than $300,000 in damage to their buildings.
Jacob S. Johnson vowed Monday night that he will not tear down his chain-link fence in his Mullin Street yard - even after Watertown City Council members rejected his plea to be allowed to keep it.
City police charged John S. Oregon, 24, of 829 Boyd St., Apt. 1, following a domestic dispute at his residence Sunday morning.
State police arrested Amber B. Fuller, 26, of 732 LeRay St., on Sunday night and charged her with petit larceny after she allegedly stole $500 worth of equipment and other items from a local tattoo shop.
City police said Jaquana R. Mendez, 25, of 227 Stone St., Apt. 1, threatened to stab Mario A. Mendez, same address, with a 10-inch kitchen knife.
Many old memories were made new Sunday during the 2013 Holiday Craft Fair & Market at the Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St. That is something the Watertown Urban Mission, which benefits from the annual event, often witnesses at its Impossible Dream Thrift Store, according to Development Director Andrew G. Mangione.
Watertown police charged Nathaniel Gary, 23, of 614 Boyd St., Apt. 16, with third-degree assault at 1:25 a.m. Sunday at 912 Franklin St. He is accused of punching Jami R. Smith, of 657 Olive St., Apt.
Even as the statewide debate over the Common Core curriculum intensifies, during this coming Christmas season let us pause for a moment to relish the music that comes from our schools.