Myers part of House committee shake-up


Rep. Linda Myers is now on the House Commerce and Economic Development Committee. (File photo)

After eight years as vice-chairwoman of the House Corrections and Institutions Committee, Rep. Linda Myers (R-Essex) has been reassigned. The shift came as part of a much larger House committee rearrangement by Speaker Mitzi Johnson (D-South Hero), and landed Myers…

Unified district picks superintendent


Beth Cobb speaks during a community forum last week.

The Essex Westford School Board has officially named Beth Cobb as the unified district’s new superintendent, chairwoman Martha Heath announced in a news release Monday afternoon. Cobb, a former Essex resident who’s been superintendent of the Orange East Supervisory Union…

Police looking for missing Essex teen


Police are asking for help in locating a missing Essex girl and her mother who haven’t been seen since Friday, a news release said Sunday afternoon. Essex Police say 15-year-old Trinity Welkar left her grandparents’ residence on Park Street on…