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A longtime support of Scouting

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By Judy McCullen First Church’s longstanding support of scouting organizations in our community has been, and continues to be, a treasured relationship. The church has enjoyed helping the young men and women, who have been members of the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, to grow in their civic and moral responsibilities. For over…

Made in Essex: Houghton thrilled by opportunity in Essex

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Lori Houghton has always been a go-getter. In 1991, after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh, Houghton landed a secretarial position for an information management corporation in Philadelphia. She worked her way up through the ranks of the company and, in 2000, accepted a promotion in Cleveland that saw her leading a $50 million division…

Robertson earns weekly conference honor

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St. Michael’s College baseball sophomore and Essex High School alumnus Joe Robertson was named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll last Sunday. Robertson hit .400 (6-for-15) with a .600 slugging percentage and .471 on-base percentage from the No. 2 slot. He added two runs, a double, a triple and two walks while striking out…

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…