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Watts and Levy to seek re-election

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Essex voters will have an incumbent candidate in both of the selectboard’s elections this Town Meeting Day. Chairman Max Levy and selectboard clerk Andy Watts both confirmed they’re seeking re-election to their three-year seats when voters hit the polls March 7. Petitions to run for the selectboard are due to the town clerk’s office by…

State: Fairfax CTE students to stay put

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The Vermont State Board of Education denied a Franklin County superintendent's request that would have resulted in a loss of students for the Center of Technology in Essex.

The Center for Technology in Essex received welcome news Tuesday after the Vermont Board of Education denied a request to reassign students from the Franklin West Supervisory Union to a different service region. CTE director Bob Travers said the proposal would have meant losing $640,000 in revenue for the state’s largest tech center if passed…

Couple injured in motorcycle crash

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Vermont State Police say an Essex couple was injured after their motorcycle collided with a car exiting a driveway in St. George, a press release said Saturday. Police say the motorcycle, driven by Alan Coe, 49, was traveling on Oak Hill Road when it struck a car driven by Michael C. Hadow, 84, of St.…