Reporter staff

Looking beyond the recreation district vote


We would like to thank the Recreation Governance Study Committee for its hard work, professionalism and perseverance on behalf of this community in preparing us for last week’s vote. They enthusiastically engaged in many hours of lively public meetings and graciously endured unfair and, at times, withering criticism. Although we’re disappointed with the result, we…

Busy year in 2016 and big agenda for 2017


Due to the efforts of a full and active committee, the Essex Conservation Committee was quite busy in 2016. Working in collaboration with the trails committee and the selectboard, our accomplishments included the following: Ongoing joint reviews with the Essex Trails Committee of development proposals, offering suggestions to improve development trends in Essex; Hosting the…

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…