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Jennifer Stevenson, President of New York State Association of Realtors and Owner at Blue Heron Realty, uses a compact stabilized handheld camera to record walk throughs to show properties to customers practicing social distancing. Christopher Lenney/NNY Magazines

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Council members agree to pursue new Thompson Park pool

Four City Council members are ready to dive into the project to replace the idle pool at Thompson Park. [Read more…]

Watertown officials to discuss Thompson Park pool

Children splash around at the Steve D. Alteri Municipal Swimming Pool. Photo by Amanda Morrison.

Children splash around at the Steve D. Alteri Municipal Swimming Pool. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Leman R. Backus Jr., 76, remembers swimming at the Thompson Park pool with his eight siblings when he was a child more than 60 years ago. [Read more…]

Jefferson County Fair opens today

The 199th Jefferson County Fair opens today and runs through Sunday. [Read more…]

Deteriorating Thompson Park playground to be replaced

Children should be swinging, going down slides and getting to climb on a brand-new city playground at Thompson Park next spring. [Read more…]

Time capsules at 10th Mountain Division monument to be opened in 2035

Time capsules from all three counties, as well as the city of Watertown and Fort Drum, are displayed at a ceremony prior to their burial at the new Fort Drum climb to glory monument at Thompson Park. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

Time capsules from all three counties, as well as the city of Watertown and Fort Drum, are displayed at a ceremony prior to their burial at the new Fort Drum climb to glory monument at Thompson Park. Photo by Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times.

In 2035, people will know just how important a role Fort Drum’s 10th Mountain Division played in the community and throughout the north country. [Read more…]

GWNC Farm & Craft Market to include four new vendors

Four new vendors will be joining the 39th annual Greater Watertown-North Country Farm & Craft Market when it opens Wednesday. [Read more…]

10th Mountain Division monument taking shape in Thompson Park

A crew from T.F. Wright & Sons places a granite slab onto the monument for the 10th Mountain Division Thursday morning in Thompson Park. The eight granite pieces were cut and shaped at a Vermont quarry. Photo by Stephen Swofford.

A crew from T.F. Wright & Sons places a granite slab onto the monument for the 10th Mountain Division Thursday morning in Thompson Park. The eight granite pieces were cut and shaped at a Vermont quarry. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

For a work crew putting together the 10th Mountain Division monument, it was a slow, careful climb to glory at Thompson Park on Thursday. [Read more…]

Otter project at Thompson Park zoo gets go-ahead

Work on improving the popular otter exhibit, seen here from the fire tower at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park, could begin by the end of the month. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

Work on improving the popular otter exhibit, seen here from the fire tower at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park, could begin by the end of the month. Photo by Justin Sorensen, Watertown Daily Times.

Work on improving the otter exhibit at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park could start by the end of the month. [Read more…]

Watertown ice arena opening slated for Thursday

Skaters can glide along the sparkling new ice in the renovated Watertown Municipal Arena tonight. [Read more…]