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Life of Pi… no not the movie   If you were ever taunted as a child “Life of Pi” will resonate with you in the opening pages when protagonist Piscine Molitor Patel is hailed “Pissing.” I myself was “Elsie the Cow.” Immediately more intelligent than me, Piscine reclaims his identity by adopting his own nickname:…

Hello, cupcakes!

Salted caramel, triple chocolate, black forest, sugar free carrot, chocolate fudge, maple, peanut butter chocolate and golden vanilla. These are some of the cupcakes our Advertising Manager Wendy Ewing has whipped up for staff birthdays over the last year. She takes requests “because the birthday person always gets what they want” and never fails to…

The Staff looks back…and ahead…

We’re a reflective bunch here at The Essex Reporter. We’ve been swapping stories and sharing memories of 2012 all month. In preparation for the New Year, we’ve also made some resolutions. Here’s a sampling of some good times and personal goals: . Kelly Malone A favorite 2012 memory: On Jan. 1, 2012, the Giants played…

An important discussion

From Essex CHIPS: “Did you know that 38% of EHS Seniors binged on alcohol in the past 30 days?  That means they had 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row within a couple of hours.  This is a serious concern since 5,000 people under 21 die, annually, from alcohol related injuries.”  . I…