New cast takes over at 81 Main


It’s been a year to remember for joint municipal manager Pat Scheidel, who after nearly three decades in Essex, has overseen the most notable period of turnover in his tenure. Though the trend is likely to continue — two other…

The fair mastermind


For 94 years, the Champlain Valley Exposition has been delivering magic to the community. One of the most anticipated events of the summer is the Champlain Valley Fair. The fried dough, the rides, the concerts and the animals are just…