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Clean up day a success


The Essex Town Conservation and Trails Committees wish to thank all of those who attended the 3rd Annual Fall Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. Participants enjoyed a beautiful sunny day while getting a ton of work done.   One group worked on the trails cleaning leaves out of the swales in advance of the…

Plageman has integrity to serve village


In a self-serving way, I like to think of myself as a reasonably well-informed citizen. But I must admit I do not take the time to thoroughly explore very many issues of public policy. My neighbor Mike Plageman is different; he really digs in and educates himself on issues to a degree far greater than…

Farmers’ market thanks you


With the seventh outdoor season now behind us, the Five Corners’ Farmers’ Market wishes to thank many people and organizations that made this year’s market possible. On the most fundamental level, we thank our customers and our vendors, many of whom have shared a mutual fondness of our market for years. We especially thank Humble…

Spikes fly at Bhutanese volleyball tourney


Essex's Mason Hill (7) attempts to block a return during Saturday's Green Mountain Bhutanese Volleyball tournament at Essex High School.

The Essex High school boys volleyball team participated in the first ever Open Knockout Volleyball Championship on October 8 in the school’s gymnasium. The Green Mountain Bhutanese Organization, a nonprofit that strives to integrate Bhutanese youths and adults into the community via games and sports, sponsored the tournament. Boys volleyball is in its first season…