Happy Aug. 18, friend!
Here's what's happening in, around and about the north country.
Trouble in the Maple City
The city manager doesn't read his emails, and one of his employees is calling for an investigation. Things are not looking so good in a place that already doesn't look great.
There are three vacancies at the Oburg Chamber of Commerce because of the upcoming elections.
Creating a town would be unprecedented.
As Brownville looks to create one, Martinsburg is getting rid of one.
Jefferson County's inmates will travel further, costing the county money and making the COs tired, the sheriff warns.
President Obama says: We're not in danger of a double-dip.
The debt panel "is pressed for a deal."
Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist says he'd be OK with a gas-tax extension.
Rick Perry is skeptical about the science of climate change.
Is Perry electable?
Who's behind the Rep. Paul Ryan push?