While many active voters returned their ballots through the mail before the June 2 election date, polling stations were open Tuesday to accept the remainder of those that wished to be cast for the Village of Essex Junction and Essex Westford School District (EWSD) voting.
There are a bunch of faces -- hundreds, in fact -- that are not practicing social distancing downtown during the day. But it’s okay--and actually welcomed by local officials.
The Essex High School (EHS) Global Leadership Program (GLP) facilitated a Zoom meeting on Tuesday with one of the most popular names in Vermont--not only for its own students, but for others from around the globe.
It’s not a figure of speech to say that there was a “ton” of food collected through Essex on Sunday for a local food pantry. Actually, there were 2,616 pounds of food picked up along a parade route created, and then driven, by members of the community--according to the scales at Aunt Dot’s P…
ESSEX JUNCTION -- The summer of 2021 was supposed to see the 100th rendition of the Champlain Valley Fair. Instead, it will just be the 99th edition as the Champlain Valley Exposition announced that this year’s fair has been cancelled.
A local U.S. military veteran is not letting the coronavirus pandemic stop him from giving the community a semblance of an honored tradition.
After an extensive search and careful consideration, the Essex Westford School District (EWSD) has decided to go with a co-principal model at Essex High School (EHS) starting in the 2020-21 school year--hiring Tamara Parks and Donald Van Nostrand as announced on Tuesday.
Since opening its doors just over three years ago, Jules on the Green has been mindful in offering a menu that caters to all of its customers--especially those with food intolerances.
Whether they shot the best round of their lives or lost every ball in their bag, people were thrilled to just have the chance of getting back on the golf course Thursday.
The Essex Westford School District (EWSD) has announced the hiring of Ashley Gray for the primary principal position at Essex Elementary School (EES).
A previously-unknown mold problem in the Essex Fire Department’s station is resulting in the aged facility receiving needed upgrades.
MONTPELIER -- The North American Wildlife Enforcement Officers Association has selected its Officer of the Year with the 2020 accolade going to Sgt. Warden Robert Currier, of Essex Junction, as announced by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department on Wednesday.
A pair of businesses have decided to collaborate in order to support local families dealing with food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis.
Thousands of cotton facial coverings were ordered and procured by a local business with the sole purpose of being distributed to area organizations that need them.
Some Essex residents, and a few friends from neighboring towns, have banded together to support the ever-growing need for facial coverings.
The Vermont National Guard quickly mobilized troops within the last week to complete the mission of turning the Robert E. Miller Expo Centre in Essex Junction’s Champlain Valley Exposition into a medical facility aimed to assist nearby hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic.
For many moviegoers, a trip to the theater is more than just viewing the newest film--which they could see on-demand in the comfort of their home a short time later.
Essex High School (EHS) had more players selected for 2020 Division 1 Girls’ Basketball All-League accolades than any other team in the Metro region while the Hornets’ head coach received stellar recognition from his peers.
ST. ALBANS — It started as a way to stay in touch with her stepdaughter while self quarantining. It turned into a way to share music, stories, and fun with children who are stuck at home and parents who are looking for new ways to help pass the time.
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.