News Archive

The D.C. journey for 43 Vermont students, organized by Essex Junction Recreation & Parks, took a surprise turn Wednesday when the students stumbled upon President Macron.

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The Vermont Commission on Women would like to know about the most important issues facing women in Vermont. 

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On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Vermont will become the first state in the US to hold a statewide celebration of Neighbors Day.  Last year the Village of Essex Junction was the first local municipality to celebrate Neighbors Day in Vermont.

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Over the past several years Essex Junction has demonstrated a renewed commitment to its tree resources and has become the sixth community in Vermont to earn Tree City USA recognition, a program sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation.  As you walk through the streets of Essex Junction, appreciate the cacophonous richness of textures and colors that a diverse tree community offers. 

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Rethink Runoff, a regional stormwater outreach campaign of which Essex Junction is a member, works to develop and implement social marketing campaigns and events to encourage best practices to address stormwater runoff. A recent survey shows that their efforts are paying off!

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Why Essex? is a weekly(ish) column highlighting the people and places that make Essex an interesting and special place.

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On Sunday, April 8 four families found a home at the newly dedicated Habitat for Humanity property on Park Street.

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The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at Brownell Library has received first place for their submission in the annual Teen Video Challenge.

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UPDATE: Water is back on for all customers. Please run cold water if you notice any cloudiness.

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A public meeting on the Susie Wilson Road Corridor Project (ESSEX STP 5400(11) will be held on May 8, 2018 at 6:30 PM.  The meeting is presented by VTrans and will be held at the Essex Police Department.

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Volunteers are needed for the All-State Music Festival Parade on May 9, 2018. 

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12-year-old Ronja Norstrom, an ADL student, has won a regional essay contest titled "My Favorite Teacher".

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On Friday, April 20 Congressman Peter Welch held a Congress in your Community event at Nest Cafe in Essex Junction. 

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Any resident of the Town of Essex (including Essex Junction) over the age of 60 may use the senior van for in-town rides at no cost.

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In May Excelerate Essex, the co-working space will have a new home by relocating to the Earthlogic building located at 56 Main Street, at the corner of Grove Street.

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Why Essex? is a weekly(ish) column highlighting the people and places that make Essex an interesting and special place.

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Work on Route 117 (River Road) will begin this summer. The state will repair culverts and storm drains during the summer of 2018, and fully repave the road during the summer of 2019.

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For the third year in a row, the Village of Essex Junction has been named a Tree City USA.

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Essex High School is hosting the All State Music Festival next month, and student host families are urgently needed.

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Essex students receive life-saving awards recognizing their heroic efforts on January 27 in Hartford, Conn.

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The Joint Stormwater Coordinating Committee would like to announce that the Village & Town have recently been awarded several grants amounting to $575,304 in funding.

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At their meeting on April 10, the Village Trustees heard a proposal to close several Village streets for the 91st All State Parade.

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The Winter Parking Ban on all Essex/Essex Jct. Streets ended April 1.

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