Voting for president made easy


Imagine using one issue only as the sole deciding factor when voting for president. Now consider how many of the millennial demographic are saddled with the stifling debt of education funding. Remember, much, if not all, of this debt was incurred by good people who bought into the American dream – get an education, work…

Thank you to local businesses


The staff of the Essex High School Employment Program would like to thank the following businesses who mentored a student during the 2015-16 school year and/or summer 2016: Rocky’s Pizza, CCSU Child Nutrition Services, West Meadow Farm Bakery, Sodexo, St. Michael’s College, St. Michael’s Early Learning Center, Little One’s University, Oasis Day Spa, Green Mountain…

Hornets dominate early on



The Essex field hockey squad is off to a hot start after cruising in its first two games of the season. The Hornets defeated visiting CVU 4-0 in its season-opening contest before downing Rice 2-1 last Friday.