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Richard J. Boudah, Sr.

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Richard J. Boudah, Sr., 82, of Essex Center passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was surrounded by family as he peacefully left this world and his journey with Alzheimer’s disease. Dick and his twin brother, Bob, were born in Burlington to Ovila and Eva (Caron) Boudah on Dec. 7, 1934. He was a graduate…

Reginald H. Edwards

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Reginald H. Edwards (Reggie/Reg/Grumpa), 76, of Inman, S.C., formerly of Essex, Vt., passed away unexpectedly May 9, 2017. He was born to the late Richard and Julia (Holmes), on April 16, 1941 in Monticello, N.Y. He grew up on Edwards Road, in Bridgeville, N.Y. along the banks of the Neversink River. Reg graduated from Monticello…

Senior Center: We’re on the road again!

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The weather is finally starting to warm up a little, and you know what that means: Senior trip season is upon us! When folks 50 years of age and older were surveyed a few years ago, “day trips” was the No. 1 request for senior activities. It takes planning, creativity, work and some luck to…

Messages from Montpelier: May 25, 2017

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Well, what a dilemma we are in! Thursday, May18, the House and the Senate approved the budget and the property tax yield bill. And on the 18th, the governor stated that he’ll veto them both. All so that he can have control of teachers healthcare and captures the savings, if there are any. The budget.…

Going green at The Orange Owl

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“Do good. Smell good. Feel good. That’s what The Owl is all about,” says Akshata Nayak. Just off Kellogg Road sits the manufacturing facility of The Orange Owl, a vegan skincare line all manufactured, produced and shipped by Nayak. There are no florescent lights or dusty corner shelves in the manufacturing facility; rather, the space…