Bill Shumway

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Bill Shumway is founder, editor, and publisher of “North Country This Week.” He started the paper with 1 full time and 1 half-time employee in his West Stockholm living room in 1984. NCTW now employs 20 people, publishes 2 editions of the paper and updates “” nine times each day. Bill has always had an interest in newspapers – he was a paperboy for 3 years in Junior High, served as a newsroom intern at his hometown paper in Massachusetts during his senior year in high school, and became a reporter in 1977. He moved to Potsdam in 1979.

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