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Fun at Train Hop



Neighbors shared in holiday spirit last Friday night at the 8th Annual Essex Jct. Train Hop & Village Tree Lighting. Scenes from the night of revelry throughout downtown Essex Jct. are pictured here, including some of the 35 kids (and a few grown-ups) who wrote letters to Santa at The Essex Reporter’s table in Brownell…

Jennifer McClintock


ESSEX JCT. – Jennifer McClintock, AKA Jennifer Foxx, 50, passed away Dec. 10, 2016 at home, wrapped in the warm love of her husband, Brian, and devoted daughters Holly, Celia and Mary. As many know, her favorite role in life was being Mommy. She waged a brave and graceful battle against a formidable foe, pancreatic…

John Kunkel


John R. Kunkel, D.V.M. died November 21 at 76 years old in Mesa, Ariz. after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 41 years, Donna, their six children and 10 grandchildren. John is survived by five siblings, as well as by many loving and supportive friends.…

Rep-elects to hold meetings


It is an honor to have been elected to represent the Village in the Vermont House of Representatives. The legislative session starts on Wednesday, Jan. 4, but both representative-elect Lori Houghton and I agree there’s a lot of work to do before 2017 arrives. We have arranged to hold monthly community meetings on the third…