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Meet your Guard: Sgt. Peter A. Shepardson

Name: Sgt. Peter A. Shepardson Military Specialty: 91B Wheeled-Vehicle Mechanic Years of Service: 3 Unit: Brave Company, 186th Brigade Support Battalion Hometown: Essex Jct. Current Town: Westford High School/Graduation Year: Essex High School ‘15 Q. Why did you join the Vermont National Guard? A. I joined the Vermont Army National Guard because I wanted to do more with my life than just a 9 -5 job. Q. What do you do in the Vermont National Guard? A. I am a 91B, wheeled-vehicle mechanic. I drill with Bravo Company, 186th Brigade Support Battalion at Camp Johnson in Colchester. Q. What...

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Essex Police Reports: March 5 – March 11, 2018

Monday, March 5: 3:24 a.m., Alarm on Greenwood Ave. 8:16 a.m., Agency Assist on Kimberly Dr. 8:35 a.m., Larceny on Susie Wilson Rd. 9:14 a.m., Citizen Assist on Maple St. 9:27 a.m., Welfare Check on Brickyard Rd. 10:37 a.m., Alarm on Pearl St. 11:42 a.m., Agency Assist on Ridge Rd. 12:15 p.m., Agency Assist on Pearl St. 1:05 p.m., Citizen Assist on Londonderry Ln. 2:36 p.m., Burglary on Central St. 4:37 p.m., Agency Assist on Pomfret Ln. 4:43 p.m., MV Complaint on Kings Ct. 4:51 p.m., Accident on Center Rd. 5:21 p.m., Lost/Found Property on Pearl St. 5:40 p.m.,...

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Notice Kindness

By Lou Ann Pioli Coordinator, Essex Area Senior Center Last month was February, a month decorated with hearts and flowers and a focus on love. When much of our current news seems to be about hate and prejudice and divisiveness and tragedy, it makes it difficult sometimes to see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. I hope this month’s article provides some of that much needed “light” to your day and your heart. At the senior center, above our oversized calendar, is a simple sign that reads, “Notice Kindness.” Dozens of our seniors were gifted extraordinary...

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