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Letter to the editor | My Sister’s Keeper Challenge Conference

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Join Vermont women to listen, learn and mobilize around racism On Thursday, Aug. 31, women from across Vermont will come together in Stowe for the 2017 My Sister’s Keeper Challenge Conference. I hope the Essex community will be well represented at this important event to “listen, learn and mobilize” around racism. As a state committed…

Meet the First Congo pastors: 1867-2017

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In the first 150 years of its history, 24 senior pastors have served at the First Congregational Church of Essex Jct. Chronologically, they are the Revs. Andrew Willard, Joshua Maynard, Edwin Wheelock, Charles Seaton, John Cowan, William English, Orlande White, Dwight Prentice, Theodore Bacon, Evan Thomas, Chauncey Adams, Elliott Foster, William Millar, Archie Axtell, Duncan…

A foundation for growth

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On my first day in office, I issued an executive order defining the top goals of my administration: growing the economy, making Vermont more affordable and protecting the most vulnerable. We are laser-focused on these priorities and they guide us in everything we do. That’s why we’ve concentrated on government modernization and efficiency, rethinking and revitalizing…

Lucile Larrabee

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ESSEX – Lucile M. Larrabee, 87, of 25 Indian Brook Rd. in Essex passed away peacefully due to complications from ALS on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center with her loving family by her side. Lucile was born Dec. 8, 1929 in Hanover, N. H., the daughter of Ephraim and…

Girls learn STEM at summer camp

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From July 31 through August 4, GlobalFoundries invited a group of 30 seventh- and eighth-grade girls from 11 local schools to the tech firm’s sprawling Essex Jct. campus for their GlobalGirls summer camp program. Participants were selected on a first-come, first-served basis from an applicant pool of students nominated by teachers for their talents in…