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Letters to the editor: February 23


Support for incumbents Levy and Watts Having been the selectboard recording secretary for the past 10 years and having typed the merger meeting minutes in 2006, my husband and I have learned something about the history of our efforts to merge and separate. We know many of you are very frustrated and we know many…

Message from Montpelier: February 23


As I write this column, the Vermont Legislature has completed almost half of the 2017 session. Over 400 bills have been introduced, most of them in the House. Most of the activity in the House has been in the 14 standing committees as sponsors of the introduced bills offer introduction testimony to the various committees…

Nordic takes first and second


An Essex skier leads the way during the Hornets' race last week at Dickinson Farm in St. Albans.

The Essex boys and girls Nordic skiing teams placed first and second, respectively, at last week’s meet at Dickinson Farm in St. Albans. The Hornet boys led the pack with an overall score of 16, followed by BFA-St. Albans with 39 and Burlington High School with 46. The Hornets placed a trio in the top…

Hornets crowned NVAC champs


1) Gabe Allen looks for a pin during the NVAC championships last Saturday. (Photo by Bob LoCicero)

The Essex wrestling squad took first place at the Northern Vermont Athletic Conference championships last weekend at Champlain Valley Union. The Hornets cruised past Milton and Mt. Abraham in the quarter and semifinals, respectively, before downing CVU in a tough finals match up. Up next for the Hornets is the JV state championships at Spaulding…