Robertson earns weekly conference honor


Essex High School alum Joe Robertson slides into home during a game last season. Robertson was named to the NE-10 weekly honor roll.  (Photo by James Buck)

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


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


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…