Echoes of the Past: The Haunting Legacy of Utah's Cottonwood Paper Mill
Utah's Cottonwood Paper Mill, also known as the Granite Paper Mill, is a monument to the bygone industrial era and a nexus of paranormal lore. Constructed in 1883 by the Deseret News with Henry Grow at the helm, it represented a significant stride towards self-sufficiency for the Latter-Day Saints community. The mill's capability to produce up to five tons of paper daily from local materials was a marvel of its time. However, its success was short-lived, as a catastrophic fire in 1893, rumored to be an April Fools' prank turned tragic, reduced it to a hollowed stone shell.
Dec. 9: Cape Vincent Christmas Parade
CAPE VINCENT, N.Y. (WWTI) – The annual Cape Vincent Christmas parade will be Saturday, December 9 at 5:30 p.m. A number of local fire departments will be there as well as veterans from the Lyme and Cape Vincent area. American Legion Post #832 will host a Christmas party for children from 3 p.m. until 5 […]
Traffic advisory: Downtown Watertown
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Watertown’s annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting with affect downtown traffic and parking on Friday. On-street parking will be restricted starting at 5 a.m. in the 100 and 200 blocks of Washington Street. The parade will line up on Green Street, which will be...
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Unmissable Cafes in Watertown
Welcome to this article, where we're about to explore five exceptional cafes in Watertown. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Let's dive in!
Watertown tree lighting ceremony scheduled for Friday
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – The City of Watertown will hosts its Christmas tree lighting ceremony and parade on Friday, December 1. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held along Washington Street beginning at GreenStreet. The holiday festivities will begin at 6 p.m. when Mayor Smith and members of the City Council […]
2023 season: Watertown’s golf course loses money, attendance drops at city pools
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A look at the books of the Thompson Park Golf Course, owned by the city of Watertown and funded by taxpayer money, shows the taxpayer lost money. This was the first season for the city to run the golf course after the city bought the business and other parkland from developer Mike Lundy. The city moved quickly to get the course ready for the spring.
Health Beats: Dr. Bruce Baird, MD from North County Orthopedic Group
Meet Bruce Baird, MD from North Country Orthopedic Group.
Woman injured in Watertown crash
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A woman was rushed to the hospital after a crash between her car and a van late Wednesday morning. It happened at the intersection of LeRay and Burdick streets in Watertown shortly before 11 a.m. Fire officials say a car and a van belonging to...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in watertown, NY
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of watertown..
Adams Center: A Beacon of Rural Charm and Agricultural Resilience
Nestled in the heart of Jefferson County, Adams Center showcases the quintessential charm of rural America. With its modest population and idyllic landscapes, this hamlet, historically known as Adams Five Corners, symbolizes the tranquil yet vibrant life of the region. The community, surrounded by pastoral farmland, not only reflects Jefferson County's dairy farming legacy but also offers accessibility to nearby towns and cities, striking a balance between serenity and connectivity.
Local vets concerned about mysterious new dog illness
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A mysterious respiratory illness in dogs has now been reported in more than a dozen states. So far, New York isn’t one of them but that doesn’t mean local veterinarians and shelter officials aren’t concerned. Symptoms include coughing, sneezing, nose or eye...
Watertown mother and son sentenced to home confinement for role in Jan. 6 riot
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWTI) – A Watertown mother and son were sentenced to home confinement and fined for their roles in the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the United States Capitol Building. Maryann Mooney-Rondon, 57, of Watertown, was sentenced to five years of probation with the first 12 months to be served in home incarceration. U.S. […]
Rain for tomorrow
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) -Low pressure will increase the clouds overnight. Expect lows near 40. Rain moves into the area by noon tomorrow. Highs will be in the lower 40′s. A mix of rain and snow is likely over the weekend. Highs will be near 40. Cooler temperatures are...
Watertown's Morning Glory: The 3 Breakfast & Brunch Spots You Need to Try
In this article, we will be exploring three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Watertown. Have you had the chance to experience any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Tibbetts Point Lighthouse: A Beacon of Maritime Heritage and Community Pride
Perched on the edge where Lake Ontario meets the St. Lawrence River, Tibbetts Point Lighthouse has been a beacon of maritime heritage since its original construction in 1827. Donated by Capt. John Tibbetts and rebuilt in 1854, this historical structure has long guided sailors through treacherous waters with its still-operational original Fresnel lens, a rare and valuable piece of navigational history. Today, the lighthouse stands as a symbol of the rich tapestry of local history and dedication to preservation by the community of Brownville.
United Way of NNY hosting Marcy Christmas event in Watertown on Dec. 7
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – United Way of Northern New York is excited to announce an upcoming open house event at the Marcy Building, 167 Polk St. or 245 State St. in Watertown from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 7. The Marcy Christmas Open House promises a festive atmosphere and enjoyable experience for […]
WLDC head Don Rutherford to retire next spring
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - After nearly a quarter century at the helm, Watertown Local Development Corporation CEO Don Rutherford is retiring. Rutherford has announced plans to retire in April. He has been CEO of the WLDC since November 1999. Among other successes, Rutherford is credited with the development of...
Today the gas price is close to $3.59 in Chaumont as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Preserving the Architectural Legacy of Great Bend, New York
Great Bend, NY, is a town that reverberates with the echoes of its 19th-century origins, its streets lined with architectural treasures that tell a story of a bygone era. The Great Bend Fire Station and the Great Bend Community Church are not just structures of beauty and grandeur; they are the heartbeats of the town's history and culture. Recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, these landmarks act as custodians of the community's collective memory, safeguarding the narratives and traditions of generations past.
Bringing back the sunshine
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - We could see a few flurries early this morning, but skies will start to clear heading into the afternoon. It will be mostly sunny by late morning or early afternoon. Highs will be in the low 40s. Cloud move in overnight. Lows will be in...