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Defeat the recreation district proposal


When the chairman of the Essex Selectboard continues to under-report the problems his fellow board members have with the recreation district proposal, it makes it hard for me to believe anything he says. In his Dec. 1 letter to the editor, Max Levy – who sits beside Sue Cook in the boardroom – conveniently forgot…

Mary Goodrow



Our mom, Mary Margaret Gould Goodrow, 89, was reunited with our dad on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. She was the last member of the immediate Gould family and became the matriarch for her brother and sisters’ families, and she loved each and every one of them with all her heart. Mary enlisted in the U.S.…

“Shades of Harriet Powell”


Essex and Essex Jct. are married and have become the second most populous community in Vermont. What do we, its voters, plan to do with that fact? Let’s raise taxes. Let’s change the name. Let’s change to a mayoral government using state rep. districts as the basis for wards. Let’s force all our small town…

Yes on recreation district


Our family has been involved in one way or another with Essex Jct. Recreation & Parks for more than 20 years. My kids have attended preschool, Village Kids, summer camps and recreation programs. We use the Maple Street Pool and take our dogs to the dog park. And five of my children have worked at…