■ LOWVILLE The third annual Lewis County General Hospital Baskets for the Cure raffle event, benefitting the Fund for Hope, will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the hospital lobby. More than 30 baskets were donated for the event.
n BALMAT The St. Lawrence County Department of Highways will have a public information meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the town hall in Fowler on its plan to rehabilitate the County Route 24 bridge over the west branch of the Oswegatchie River.
n LOWVILLE The Lewis County Board of Legislators on Tuesday unanimously approved increasing the sales tax from 3.75 percent to 4 percent, following state lawmakers approval. Along with the states 4 percent, the total sales tax will be 8 percent effective Dec. 1.