Boards narrow search for recruitment firm


The Essex board of trustees and selectboard narrowed their search to three firms to recruit a replacement for joint municipal manager Pat Scheidel, who tendered his resignation last week effective for April 1, 2018. Members read through the six applications…

Fab 9 facility celebrates 60 years in Essex Jct.


A contingent of prominent Vermont statesmen, including Sen. Patrick Leahy and Gov. Phil Scott, gathered August 9 at GlobalFoundries’ labyrinthine Essex Jct. campus, nicknamed Fab 9, to celebrate the site’s 60th anniversary. The celebration took place in a sweeping courtyard…