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  1. Mary Lou McCreadieRead the original story

    Tuesday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... High School and the University of Rhode Island. During her college years, Mary Lou interned at the Wellesley Island Nature Conservancy. Following her education, Mary Lou worked for the Adams Historical Society and the North Country Library System ...

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  2. Inching closer: Funding for border station project advances a step in CongressRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    Securing funding for improvements at the U.S./Canadian border crossing on Wellesley Island cleared a major hurdle this week.

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  3. Georgia man arrested at U.S. Customs for alleged unlawful possession of pepper sprayRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | Watertown Daily Times

    Steven A. Flesher, 29, Auburn, Ga., was charged by state police with unlawful possession of noxious matter Saturday night after failing an inspection of his vehicle at U.S. Customs on Wellesley Island.

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  4. Wellesley Island Nature Center summer programs offer environmental educationRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... is one of several the nature center will offer throughout the summer for day users or people camping at Wellesley Island State Park. Molly L. Farrell, center director, said while popular programs such as live birds of prey, explore the butterfly ...

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  5. Michael R. ForcierRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Wellesley Island- Calling hours will be Tuesday, June 24, 3:00-7:00pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

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  6. Boldt Castle and Yacht House Tour on the St. Lawrence RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    ... is located on Heart Island, Alexandria Bay and accessible only by boat. The Boldt Castle Yacht House on Wellesley Island is open to the public for an additional fee. Tour boats make regular stops at the castle throughout the day. Personal water ...

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  7. Thousand Islands artist John Elwood Cook documents river lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    ... is using art and music to document life along his favorite place -- the St. Lawrence River. He grew up on Wellesley Island and can trace his local family history back to the Revolutionary War era. Cook's visual art has been exhibited in galleries ...

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  8. Heard Up North: these tropical fish are just for looksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    If you plan to go fishing on the St. Lawrence River this summer, near Wellesley Island, chances are you might buy your tackle from Lloyd Wood, or Woody.

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  9. Shipping resumes on the St. Lawrence SeawayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    Shipping has resumed through the St. Lawrence Seaway, after salvage crews moved a disabled freighter that was aground near the Thousand Islands Bridge to Wellesley Island.

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  10. Freighter aground at Thousand Islands Bridge, salvage team on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    ... County dispatcher notified a Coast Guard watchstander in Buffalo about 2 p.m. of a freighter adrift near Wellesley Island and the bridge. The captain of the Federal Kivalina, a 656-foot freighter carrying canola seeds, reported losing steering as ...

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  11. How Wellesley Island artist John Elwood Cook brings an idea to songRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    Thousand Islands artist and musician John Elwood Cook loves life on the St. Lawrence River. He grew up on Wellesley Island and can trace his local family history back to the Revolutionary War era. His visual art has been exhibited in galleries and ...

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  12. Drifting freighter anchored at Thousand Islands BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    ... County dispatcher notified a Coast Guard watchstander in Buffalo about 2 p.m. of a freighter adrift near Wellesley Island and the bridge. The captain of the Federal Kivalina, a 656-foot freighter carrying canola seeds, reported losing steering as ...

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  13. Third annual artists' tour along St. Lawrence River continues todayRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the American side of the St. Lawrence River. Artists' studios on the tour are in Alexandria Bay, Redwood, Wellesley Island, Clayton and Cape Vincent, and are open to the public. Admission is free. The tour includes painters who work in oil, ...

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  14. Staci A. KlineRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    Staci A Kline, 50, Inverness, FL/Wellesley Island, NY The day after her 50th birthday, May 7th, 2014, God called a beautiful, kind, loving woman, STACI A. KLINE, home to be an angel.

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  15. Third annual artists' tour along St. Lawrence River May 25 and 25Read the original story

    May 18, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the American side of the St. Lawrence River. Artists' studios on the tour are in Alexandria Bay, Redwood, Wellesley Island, Clayton and Cape Vincent, and are open to the public. Admission is free. The tour includes painters who work in oil, ...

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  16. Chinese businessman buys 3rd New York golf clubRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | WTEN-TV Albany

    A Chinese businessman has purchased the Thousand Islands Country Club on Wellesley Island in the St. Lawrence River in northern New York.

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  17. Thousand Islands Country Club sold to Chinese businessman for $5.25 millionRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The Thousand Islands Country Club was sold Monday by the Schwalm family of Wellesley Island to Ximin Shi, a Chinese businessman.

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  18. Police: Florida man had unloaded handgun at Canadian borderRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... al possession of a weapon after police found the unregistered gun, a Walther .22 handgun, about noon at the Wellesley Island point of entry.

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  19. Boldt Castle opens SaturdayRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The castle and the Boldt Yacht House across the St. Lawrence River on Wellesley Island will both be open daily through Oct. 19. Since acquiring the historic properties in 1977, the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority has been renovating the Boldt facilities and completing the castle that millionaire proprietor George C. Boldt halted construction on ... (more)

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  20. Wellesley Island park big winner as state announces grantsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Wellesley Island State Park is the big winner in the north country as the state today announced $90 million in grants to improve the state's aging park system.

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