Communities around the globe are being affected by the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, and Essex is no different.
It came down to the wire in the Hornets’ final home game of the year, but the hosts prevailed and captured an exhilarating victory Friday night.
There were a few attempts to reduce how much the fiscal year 2021 (FY21) budget for the Town of Essex would increase as compared to that of the current cycle--including an amendment to an amendment--but the majority of voters ultimately voiced their support for what was originally proposed b…
Lying nuns, fake nuns, ambitious journalists, and a yes-man groundskeeper… surely the ingredients for a comedic play, right?
Area members came together at The Essex Feb. 12 to enjoy dinner with one another and recognize five individuals who have proven their commitment to serving their community.
Essex High School (EHS) sits atop the Vermont indoor track and field world as of Feb. 16 as both the Hornet boys’ and girls’ teams were crowned 2020 Division I state champions.
Area youngsters took to the stage Feb. 15--some needing to put aside their fears and nerves--to compete in the 11th annual Essex Has Talent contest facilitated by the Essex Junction Recreation and Parks Department.
Aside from avoiding the gutters and those troublesome 7-10 splits, one of the hardest things in bowling--at least for some novice players--is finding the right ball to use.
Essex High School (EHS) athletics director Patrick Merriam has announced the hiring of Ira Isham and Tim Root as the head coaches for the Hornets’ varsity boys’ lacrosse and baseball teams, respectively.
After rolling out a new transportation plan for area students at the beginning of the academic calendar, the Essex Westford School District (EWSD) is now dealing with a brand-new issue related to busing.
The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame (VSHOF) held a press conference Jan. 29 to announce its newest members with a pair of Essex superstars being included in the Class of ’20.
Four cheerleading squads from Essex went to South Burlington High School to compete on the mat Jan. 25 with each one doing especially well.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
An Essex Junction teenager put aside her nervousness and put on a dazzling performance on one of the area’s biggest stages as the star of a recent production.
The town and village recreation departments unveiled more than a dozen new pickleball courts at several public parks this summer, in response to a growing demand for the popular sport.
Jamie Holden has a special message for breast cancer patients who come through the pre-operation department: I know you’re scared, and that’s OK, because it’s not an easy journey, “but it’s worth the fight.”