A sheet of uncut U.S. $1 bills. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

WATERTOWN — Jefferson and Lewis counties saw dips in the amount of local government sales tax receipts in March compared to the same month a year ago, while St. Lawrence County logged a modest increase.

Lewis County’s receipts dropped 10.9% in March over last year and Jefferson County’s went down 9.4%, according to data released Wednesday by the state comptroller’s office.

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