Village News

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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Please be aware that per Essex Junction Municipal Code, Section 801, street parking is not allowed on either side of Park Terrace.

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Free parking for approximately thirty vehicles is available in the gravel lot behind Road Res Q. It is rarely full and provides easy access to many destinations in the downtown area.

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This spring, the Village Tree Advisory Committee, in conjunction with Branch Out Burlington, is offering a Tree Keeper Training.   This will be held on Thursday, April 5 from 6-8 PM at the Burlington Parks & Recreation Building.

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Did you miss the last Trustee meeting and are wondering what happened?  Check out the minutes, highlights of the most recent meeting, and a link to watch past meetings on the Board of Trustees page.

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Anything other than human waste and toilet paper can clog our sewage system and costs ratepayers money to be removed.

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The Village of Essex Junction is pleased to announce that we have successfully renewed our bronze level Walk Friendly Community status.

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The Village of Essex Junction is pleased to announce that our Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) has been awarded the Energy Management Achievement Award by the New England Water Environment Association. 

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Rethink Runoff is a one-stop shop by providing data, educational resources, tutorials and engagement opportunities that teach residents about the effects of stormwater and the steps residents can take to help keep Lake Champlain clean.

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Interested citizens can sign up to receive daily e-mails (RSS feed) whenever new documents (minutes and agendas) are posted.

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The community is home to several food service based groups for those in need of some extra assistance, whether temporary or long-term.

Please review the guide (updated September 2017) below for more information, and please share widely!

Need A Meal?

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A preliminary study shows how traffic might be reduced throughout the Village center.

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A report on thoughtful growth in the Village Center, entitled Design 5 Corners, was prepared by Julie Campoli of Terra Firma Urban Design.  We welcome your comments!

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The phone number for scheduling new water meter appointments is 876-5033.

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