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Gleason scores twice in win over nation’s No. 1

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Notre Dame sophomore and former Essex High School standout  Brendan Gleason cashed two goals, including the game winner, for the No. 4 Fighting Irish as they downed top-ranked Maryland last  Saturday at Arlotta Stadium in South Bend, Ind. The win moved Notre Dame to 3-0 on the young season and marked their second straight win…

Jean F. Baron

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ESSEX JCT. – Jean F. Baron, 86, of Essex Jct. died Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Viera Hospital in Melbourne, Fla. She was born in Dover, N.H. on April 4, 1930 the daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Kelley) Carbonneau. Jean graduated from Dover High School in 1948. On Aug. 28, 1948 she married…

Linwood G. “Berg” Bushey

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ESSEX – Linwood “Berg” Bushey, 92, passed away at the Vermont Respite House on Feb. 27, 2017 with his family at his side. Berg was born Aug. 23, 1924 on Hardscrabble Road in Milton, son of Burton and Grace (Randall) Bushey. He attended school in Milton while working on the family farm. Berg was a…

Donald W. Messier

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JERICHO – Donald Wilmore Messier, 79, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday March 1, 2017. Visiting hours were held on Sunday March 5, 2017 from 2 – 5 p.m. at A W Rich Funeral Home – Essex Chapel, 57 Main Street, Essex Jct., VT with a wake service will be offered by the Rev.…

Message from Montpelier

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Our state, like other states, is in a mental health care crisis. The House Health Care Committee is deeply concerned with the long wait times in our emergency rooms due to the inability to discharge inpatients to suitable sites, the lack of staffing in our designated agencies like the Howard Center and the lack of…