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Letter to the editor: June 22


Thanks for help with Indian Brook cleanup On April 24 of this year, the Essex Conservation Committee held its 2nd Annual Invasives Clean-Up Day at Indian Brook Park. After a week of non-stop rain, it turned out to be a beautiful sunny day at the reservoir. This event was quite successful, attracting approximately 45 volunteers…

Lawmakers sound off on session


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.


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…