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CCSU announces new finance director

Winooski City Manager Katherine "Deac" Decarreau was named chief financial officer of Chittenden Central Supervisory Union this week. (Courtesy photo)

By COLIN FLANDERS The Chittenden Central Supervisory Union announced Katherine “Deac” Decarreau was named its new chief financial officer, set to begin August 1. Decarreau, a Winooski native, worked as the city manager for her hometown over the past seven years. She was responsible for all aspects of city operations, including finance, human resources and…

‘Four Corners’ trial scrapped

The Brownell Block of Main Street will be closed to cars and converted into a pedestrian plaza under plans advocated by village officials and community organizers. (Photo by Jason Starr)

By JASON STARR The vision of a pedestrian plaza in the heart of Essex Jct., with the first block of Main Street closed to cars, has captured the imagination of village officials and community organizers. Earlier this year, the citizens who organize the annual block party and street dance on Railroad Avenue considered a one-day…

Essex golf takes 3rd and 4th in state finals

The Essex boys golf squad took fourth in the state championships held at Ralph Myhre Golf Course with a final score of 339. Adam Ely led the Hornets, shooting a 78, good enough to tie for fourth place, followed by Brody Yates (82), Jordan Calhoun (87), Teagan Anderson (92) and Brennan Moreau (92). Ely and…

Essex Jct. needs more care

The earlier letter in The Reporter praising “more” in Essex Junction left me feeling like I have not lived in the same village. I was a village resident from 2007 through 2014. Through that time, I struggled to pay rent and maintain a car to drive for work and spoke with other Essex Jct. working…