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Apart of the community

Miles Gasek is the newest addition to The Essex Reporter team. As an Advertising Account Executive, he thought he wouldn’t have too many chances to loosen his tie and participate in community events.  Boy, was he wrong! Here’s Miles’ personal account of the 2013 Block Party in Essex Junction: . Two weekends ago marked my…

Beyond the desk

Colchester native Emily Davis has been interning for The Essex Reporter and The Colchester Sun throughout the summer. As she nears her final days with us and prepares to head back to Colby Sawyer College for her senior year, she took a few moments to reflect on her internship: . While working on my stories,…

Little green children

The rain has finally stopped (for now) and my little plants have taken a collective sigh of relief. My biggest challenge this growing season has been controlling weeds in between thunderstorms. Because there has been no need to turn on the hose to water, I’ve had plenty of time to get down and dirty in…

So far, summer is working out!

This spring, I made a commitment to myself to get healthy. Since March, I have been religiously going to the gym Monday – Friday. But that’s not all. I’ve tried new things, including PX90, ZUMBA and yoga. I’ve made new friends that are on the same schedule at the gym as I am, and they…