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Mike Plageman for the House


Mike Plageman should be top choice for our Essex Jct. village for the Vermont House of Representatives. Mike has given so much to us and continues to offer us more. He has owned a small business for over 25 years. He understands the bottom line and what needs to be done to meet those challenges.…

No to a Plan B, yes to a UMD


We ask that the Essex Selectboard and the community support bringing the unified municipal district to a vote in December and to support the UMD as the new combined model for the recreation departments. We agree the UMD is the best path forward to reach overall equality in our communities for recreation for these reasons:…

VPA to host debates


The Vermont Press Association is sponsoring “Debate Sunday” to allow voters a chance to hear the candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general on Sunday, Oct. 23 at St. Michael’s College.   All candidates for the three statewide offices are invited to the event, which is being held in conjunction with the St. Michael’s…

Conference covers women’s wellness



Last Friday marked the 19th annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference, hosted by The University of Vermont Cancer Center. The event took place at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in South Burlington, with events kicking off at 8 a.m. Originally held in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the conference has since expanded…