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Letters to the editor | November 16, 2017

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Community supports food shelf Last week Mary Pollard sent out a letter to 180 of her neighbors telling them she was having a food drive for Aunt Dot’s Place, a local food shelf. Last Saturday, Nov. 11, Mary and her sister, Patricia Redalieu, met us at Aunt Dot’s to deliver the food. We were amazed…

Letter to the editor: November 9, 2017

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State reps want to hear from you Village community members: We want to hear from you as we approach January and the start of the 2018 legislative session. Please join us for a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. We will gather at the Essex Community Senior Center (2 Lincoln St. at…

Gertrude Dorine Smith

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ESSEX JCT. – Gertrude Dorine Smith, 100, of Drury Drive in Essex Jct. passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at UVM Medical Center. She was born on March 8, 1917 in Ilion, N.Y., the daughter of Julian J. Benoit and Gertrude Walrath Benoit. She was a graduate of Union-Endicott High School. She was married…

Rita H. (Lamarche) Brown

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COLCHESTER – Rita Helen (Lamarche) Brown, 69, passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at her home in Colchester. She was born on June 2, 1948, daughter of the late Laurier and Flora (Robillard) Lamarche. Rita graduated from Orleans High School Class of 1966. She then moved to Burlington to work at the Howard Bank…