Kaylee Sullivan

Essex native to lead National Guard public relations

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Just as his relatives did before him, Essex’s Mike Arcovitch grew up with a desire to serve his country. Leaving his teaching career behind, the 2002 Essex High School graduate is now fulfilling his goal full-time as he settles into his new role as public affairs official for the Vermont National Guard. “[I’m] coming into…

Pitchers enter Essex ‘Shark Tank’

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A stream of “good jobs” and “good lucks” trailed Max Robbins and Peter Silverman out the doors of Essex Jct.’s Green Mountain Harley Davidson on Monday, as did $1,000 and a greater opportunity to grow their small business, Majorwise. The two senior University of Vermont business majors took the stage July 31 with over 100…

Fast & (somewhat) furious

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My mom always taught me not to drink and drive. Texting behind the wheel wasn’t an option either. Or spinning out in a Mustang, for that matter. Being the dutiful daughter I am, I’ve always listened. Up until now. With the car in gear, I slowly inched forward. The array of orange traffic cones appeared…

Police: GlobalFoundries employee found dead

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A GlobalFoundries employee was found dead today from apparent self-inflicted injuries, a press release from Essex Police said. Essex police and rescue units responded to the Essex Jct. site for a medical assist around 9:30 a.m. July 13. The call later evolved into a death investigation, police said. The employee was pronounced dead after being…