DEC does not officially close the Upper Locks on the Saranac Lakes Chain, as they are manually operated and become inoperable when ice forms.
Unlike the Lower Locks, there is no hydraulic equipment that can be damaged.
The Lower Locks will be reopened after the ice goes out in the spring.
Westport School Board to meet Dec. 13
WESTPORT — The Westport Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in the library.
Agenda items include a discussion on the 2013-14 budget calendar, facility-use requests and any other business brought before the board.
The session is open to the public.
Dannemora Council to discuss wireless-facility sites
DANNEMORA — The Dannemora Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the Methodist Church in Lyon Mountain.
A public hearing will be held to introduce a local law regulating the siting of wireless communications facilities.
The session will be followed by the regular December Board meeting at 6 p.m.
The public is invited to attend.