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On Monday, March 7th, the Town of Essex Selectboard voted unanimously (5-0) to lift the Face Covering Mandate Rule effective March 14, 2022.  

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The City of Essex Junction Public Works Department is receiving applications for full-time employment as an Equipment Operator/Maintenance Technician Level 1 or Level 2.

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Pleasant Street, from East Street to Park Avenue, will be closed on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 4-7 p.m. for a neighborhood block party. 

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The City of Essex Junction is seeking feedback on how community members interact with the City's current website and their thoughts on the redesigned homepage showcased at the City Council meeting on September 14, 2022.

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The City of Essex Junction will host Junction Jam on September 24-25, 2022. This annual event, previously known as Out and About, encourages residents of Essex Junction to spend the weekend shopping, dining, and listening to live music in the heart of Essex Junction. 

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The deadlines for paying your City of Essex Junction water and tax bills are quickly approaching. As a reminder, water bills are due on August 29th, and tax bills are due on September 15th. Do you have a question about your water or tax bill? Here are the answers to some of our frequently asked questions. 

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The City of Essex Junction Public Works Department will be paving roads in Essex Junction on September 15th-29th. 

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The City Council of Essex Junction is pleased to announce that Regina Mahony has been selected as the first City Manager for the City of Essex Junction. 

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The City of Essex Junction requests feedback from the community concerning the 1 Main Street Park design. This survey aims to understand the community's opinion on the use and aesthetic of the "urban park" at Five Corners (1 Main Street) in Essex Junction.

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The City of Essex Junction is pleased to announce the two finalists for the City Manager position.  City Department Heads selected Coralee Holm and Regina Mahony to move forward in the hiring process.

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Residents on Densmore Drive at Village Glen and Village Glen East condominiums will have a temporary water shut-off Wednesday, July 13, 2022, from 9 AM-5 PM. 

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The City municipal offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.

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The Essex Junction Recreation and Parks (EJRP) Department is pleased to present the Essex Junction Fourth of July Celebration on Monday, July 4, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds Midway Lawn.

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The City of Essex Junction invites all residents to attend a City Celebration on Friday, July 1, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. at 1 Main Street to commemorate the creation of Vermont’s 10th City. 

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The Village of Essex Junction municipal offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth.

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This weekend join the Essex community to celebrate JUNETEENTH! 

When: SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2022

Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Where: FORT ETHAN ALLEN PARADE GROUNDS

 11 MARCY DRIVE, ESSEX 

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The Village of Essex Junction seeks committee members to join, support, advise, and guide our municipality. Applicants must be residents of the Village of Essex Junction, soon-to-be City of Essex Junction, effective July 1, 2022. All positions receive a $50 per meeting stipend to provide financial assistance for your participation.

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Work on the railroad tracks will begin on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 7 am. The work will begin approximately 500' north of Central Street and will be completed in a southerly direction. This project will only focus on improvements to the rail and rail support subbase. 

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The Village of Essex Junction announces the start of the Crescent Connector Phase I Project; the rail line upgrades.  The Contractor will be mobilizing equipment and materials to the site starting on Monday, June 6, 2022, completing this phase by Friday, June 10, 2022.  The mobilization process should have minimal impact on traffic and the access to the businesses in the surrounding area. 

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In observance of Memorial Day, the Village municipal offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022.

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S.D. Ireland will begin the installation of the replacement culvert on Densmore Drive near Brickyard Rd starting Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Vehicle and pedestrian access to Densmore Drive from Brickyard Rd will be closed for the project's duration.

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The City of Essex Junction, formerly the Village of Essex Junction, will become Vermont’s newest and fourth largest city on July 1, 2022, and we’re searching for a manager to keep us strong and guide us through this transformative and exciting chapter in our community’s 130-year history.  Applications are due on June 12, 2022.

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The Village of Essex Junction has hired Ashley Snellenberger as the new Communications & Strategic Initiatives Director.

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The Essex Junction Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants from May 9 to May 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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As of July 1, 2022 the Village of Essex Junction will become the City of Essex Junction.

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Village water bills are in the mail and due April 15th, 2022.

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As of April 18, the Town of Essex Offices will be open 8 AM-4:30 PM.

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Election Results

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Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) is now accepting applications from Vermont homeowners who are behind on their housing expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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A public hearing on the 2022-2023 municipal budget for the Village of Essex Junction was held online via Zoom on Tuesday, February, 22, 2022 at 6:35 pm.

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