NEWS

Penny Pillsbury-1 042414 - Oliver PariniPenny’s thoughts on retirement

“This place is magic,” she says, eyes wide in the director’s office behind the Brownell Library’sREAD MORE 

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Westford to reconsider budget

After its budget was defeated 325 to 309 on Town Meeting Day, the Westford School…READ MORE 

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Water, sewer rates continue climb

Essex’s public works director is recommending water and sewer rate increases…READ MORE

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A missing piece in Five Corners

Have you been through Five Corners lately? Do you notice somethingREAD MORE

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Essex residents participate in retirement community fashion show

Dian Bouchard knows how to pull things together. The Essex Junction native first conc…READ MORE

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Police beat

On the night of April 4, Anthony Birchmore, of Essex, allegedly burglarized an…READ MORE

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OPINION

Pharmaceuticals in the water

Drugs are making their way from our medicine cabinets into our waters, and traces of pharmaceuticals have been found in the environment. Drugs may pass through our bodies unchanged or unused pills may be dumped…READ MORE

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From The Statehouse

As I write this column, it looks like we have three weeks left in the current legislative session. The Speaker of the House has indicated that we will most likely adjourn May 9 or 10. Because we can see adjournment on theREAD MORE

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Legislature considers 10-cent fee on disposable shopping bags 

Lawmakers have revived the notion of placing a fee on disposable shopping bags …READ MORE

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House bill bans smoking with kids in car, considers raising tobacco age

The Vermont House passed a bill Friday that expands smoking bans to all hotel and motel rooms ...READ MORE

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