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Planned Water Shut-Off: Monday May 7

The Village of Essex Junction will be shutting off water service on Monday, May 7 for some customers due to water line repairs.

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Essex Junction Students Have Chance Encounter With French President Macron

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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Vermont Commission on Women - Listening Project

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

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Neighbors Day

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…

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Street By Street, Tree By Tree

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…

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Survey Shows Increased Awareness of Stormwater Concerns

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…

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Why Essex? Hammerfit

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

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Park Street Habitat House Dedication

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

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Brownell Library Wins Teen Video Challenge

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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Water Main Break

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

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Public Meeting Notice: Susie Wilson Road Corridor Project

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…

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All State Music Festival - Volunteers Needed

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

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ADL Student Wins Essay Contest

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

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Congress in your Community

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

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Essex Senior Van

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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Excelerate Essex: Co-Working Space Moving to Earthlogic

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? Aunt Dot's Place

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

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Annual Village Meeting & 117 Paving Update

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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Village Awarded Tree City USA Recognition

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

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All-State Music Festival - Student Housing Needed

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 Honored for Heroic Efforts in Near Drowning

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

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Village & Town Awarded $575,304 in Grant Funds

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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All State Parade

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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Winter Parking Ban

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

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Street Parking on Park Terrace

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 in the Village

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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Tree Keeper Training

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…

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Trustee Meeting Information

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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#WipesClogPipes - "Flushable" Wipes Should Not Be Flushed

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

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Village Receives Walk Friendly Communities Recognition

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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WWTF Awarded Energy Management Achievement Award

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…

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Rethink Runoff

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…

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Village RSS Feed

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

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Conceptual Conversion of Five Corners Intersection

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

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A Strategic Vision for a New Village Center

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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Water Meter Contact Information

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

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