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ESSEX -- Separation, an alternative to merger that has started to see more discussion and support recently, would still result in an increase of taxes for Essex residents who live in the town area that’s outside of the village (TOV). How much they would increase, however, would depend on the…

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The upshot of Thursday's joint meeting of the Essex Junction trustees and the Town of Essex selectboard is that the village will vote in November on whether or not to merge, while the selectboard argued there were too many issues still to be resolved to go forward with a merger vote.

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ESSEX -- It’s going to be a busy stretch for elected officials, town staff, and interested members of the public who tune into the trustee and selectboard meetings, as the trustees and selectboard schedule special meetings ahead of a deadline for finalizing items for November's ballot.