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Lawmakers sound off on session

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After an extended legislative session that kept lawmakers in Montpelier late into May, The Reporter sat down with all five Essex legislators to get their take on some of the prominent issues that cropped up. In Q&A format, each legislator was asked to respond to five questions. Their answers were edited for length and brevity…

Robert P. Lemire, Sr.

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ESSEX – Robert Phillip Lemire Sr., a lifelong resident of Essex, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at his home, which was made from materials off his land by the hands of his family. He was born Feb. 23, 1944 in Essex Center, son of the late Joseph and Annette (Ruel) Lemire. He…

Trump’s budget a disaster for Vt.

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President Donald Trump’s budget is morally obscene and bad economic policy. It would cause devastating economic pain to tens of thousands of Vermonters making it harder for our children to get a decent education, harder for our working families to get the health care they desperately need, harder to protect our environment and harder for…

Letter to the Editor: June 8

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Seeking former students The Underhill Historical Society is looking for people who attended the District 5 Schoolhouse in Underhill Center before it burned in 1951. Please contact Jean Archibald at 899-5219 or jeanarchibald8@gmail.com or Judy Boardman at 899-2260 to get information about a Sept. 10 reunion at the schoolhouse. Jean Archibald Underhill