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Communities around the globe are being affected by the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, and Essex is no different.

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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…

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The Reporter has put together a quick guide to Town Meeting Day in Essex. For results, keep an eye on essexreporter.com

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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.

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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.

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Roller skating, bumps, soccer, bruises, cheers, and advocating for gender equality. What do they all have in common?

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The next academic year will be the first time since 1979 that Rob Reardon won’t be found in the halls of Essex High School (EHS).

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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.

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.

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?

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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.

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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.

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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.”