Local students used engineering and math to have fun in the snow, learn some science, and--at least for the near future--change the landscape of their school’s property.
A local musician will soon be taking the stage at Burlington’s Flynn Center for the Performing Arts with a special opportunity he has not yet experienced through an already-extensive playing career.
In the early afternoon of Jan. 21, Vermont State Police pulled over and cited Ashlee Marcoux, 31 of Essex, with Criminal Driving with License Suspended.
On Jan. 14, four Essex High School (EHS) students were among nine young musicians who put on a stellar performance at the Cathedral Arts’ Young Artist Showcase Recital at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington.
Chris Luke is an employee of The Essex Agency, and his son, Colton Luke, has been deployed to Japan to help guard interests and people in that part of the world.
Essex High School seniors Alessandra Michaelides, Samuel Phillippo, Henry Wu, and Nathan Wu qualified as finalists for consideration in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Recently, the Town and Village Highway Employees, assisted by personnel from the Essex Parks and Recreation Department, picked up and recycled over 1,855 Christmas trees from the community.
Essex High School (EHS) and its dedication to excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have advanced in a nationwide contest with one of the best projects in the country.
One of the Five Corners in Essex Junction is getting closer to becoming village property as the go-ahead was given to close on the sale during a recent meeting.
The Essex Rotary Club has made the 2020 selections for its annual awards which honor individuals for community service and their dedication to living the Rotary motto of “Service above self.”
An idea two years in the works took another step closer to becoming a reality on Jan. 14 during a joint meeting with the Essex Selectboard the Village of Essex Junction Board of Trustees.
The Essex Police Department (EPD) recently issued a press release cautioning the public about a potential scam which has targeted community members.
Fourth-grade students from Founders Memorial School (FMS) recently had the amazing opportunity to visit the Vermont State House and speak with legislators about an issue they deemed extremely important.
Vermont State Representative Dylan Giambatista announced on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that he will be running for the state Senate this year--seeking one of the six seats in the Chittenden Senate District.
The next month will see the Champlain Valley Exposition host a pair of interesting weekends that are sure to attract visitors from near and far.
While spring semesters are beginning to get underway for institutions of higher education, fall honor lists are being released with local students earning themselves some of those decorations for their stellar grade point averages (GPA).
It was a vision two years in the making that came to fruition over the past week – making pasteurized, donated human milk available for babies.
Was it the promise of free food? Was it the idea of supervised crafts and activities for kids? Or was it the opportunity for people from around town to get together for no other purpose than to be together?
The Essex Police Department (EPD) advised the public this past week that there have been traffic signal changes for a couple intersections along the heavily-traveled Susie Wilson Road.
Vermont State Attorney General T.J. Donovan has reached a settlement with a Maryland-based company which used to manage a residential care home in Essex Junction.
A copper turtle weather vane dedicated to the memory of Alicia Shanks, a second-grade teacher at Essex Elementary School who was murdered in 2006, has been stolen.
BURLINGTON – In response to a recent report detailing past sexual abuses by members of the clergy, Vermont’s Catholic Church has hired an independent victim assistance coordinator to support abuse survivors and their families.
In 2020, all food scraps – from businesses and residents – will be banned from Vermont’s landfills. That means, in the New Year, Vermonters must do more than just resolve to compost more – they must be refuse-compliant.
Writer and illustrator Marek Bennett visited Essex High School and Center for Technology, Essex recently to talk with students about his career and the elements of cartooning.
Whether there should be one Essex or a town and village is once again a topic of heated debate as the town selectboard and village trustees move forward with plans to hold a vote on creating a single municipal government in November 2020.
Oliver Austin, of Essex Junction, was recently one of 22 young Vermonters to be nominated for the United States service academies as part of the Class of 2024.
The Brownell Library in Essex Junction recently had a display showcasing some of our community’s hopes and fears for now and the future. Submissions started being accepted in August and then decorated the walls of the Kolvoord Community Room through December.
Ben Lewis, a seventh-grade student, won the final round of Albert D. Lawton (ADL) School’s National Geographic Geo Bee against sixth-grader Liam Baty. Several sudden elimination rounds took place in a close battle for first place. This is Lewis’ second consecutive year as the ADL champion.
Heather Bushey has been named the director of accounting and finance for the Essex Westford School District (EWSD). A certified public accountant, Bushey joins the EWSD with over 20 years of experience in the financial field, which includes lengthy roles as both a chief financial officer and…
The Unified Sports teams at Essex Middle School competed in a state unified bowling tournament recently where they received two golds, two silvers, and two bronze awards.
Students at Essex Middle School decorated their homeroom doors with seasonal decorations and lights. Guidance and office staff members judged each door on theme, creativity, and seasonality with the winning classroom receiving a hot chocolate and movie party.
One of Hiawatha School parent teacher organization’s (PTO) expressed goals is to “provide support and assistance to families and staff in an effort to create the best possible education for each child.” In spring of 2019, the school began to look at its efforts toward equity and inclusion, i…
The sale of a semiconductor that has operations in Essex Junction was finalized in November, and it would be revealed soon afterward that the new owner made the purchase with a plan to lay off 78 employees.