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U.S. Census Information

It is critical that everyone participate and that all household members be included. The 2020 Decennial Census begins in March. Make sure that your community counts!

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Why Essex? Hagan Associates

Why Essex?: “I live with my family in Essex, and love being able to show the community to my clients.”

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Densmore Drive

The Village of Essex Junction Public Works Department would like to notify all residents that Densmore Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic until the spring of 2020. 

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Stormwater Gravel Wetland - Main St. & Fairview Dr

The constructed stormwater gravel wetland located on the corner of Main St. and Fairview Dr. was completed in October 2019.

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Water Break

Update: Water is back on for all residents.  Please run the cold water if you notice any discoloration.  

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Why Essex? CBD American Shaman

Why Essex? “I chose Essex to open my business in because it is easily accessible and parking in this location is plentiful” – Mary Lou Prendergast

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No Shave November at Essex PD

The Essex Police Department partook in a ‘No Shave November’ initiative this year--authorizing officers to wear a beard for the first time ever.  Members of the department who agreed to make a…

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Essex Junction’s Cynthia Seivwright appointed to U.S. policy committee

Cynthia Seivwright, from Essex Junction, was recently selected to serve on the newly-founded U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating…

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Essex provides support to local organizations

The Town of Essex Selectboard is encouraging local area social, health and human services organizations to apply for support funding. 

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Why Essex? Essex Holiday Fair

Why Essex? “Essex is who I am.  It is where I grew up, and I believe that it is an extraordinary community.” –Michelle Thibault

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Give Your Time & Talents Back to Your Community!

The Town and Village currently have seven positions open on five different volunteer boards and committees. 

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Governor Phil Scott Announces Essex Junction as One of the Vermont Phosphorus Innovation Challenge Finalists

The Village of Essex Junction was awarded $58,907 for work involving innovative technologies to separate and extract phosphorus from various waste streams.

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Ash Tree Removal

The Village of Essex Junction Tree Advisory Committee will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 PM regarding the removal of ash trees in the public right of way.

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Village Receives Grant to Convert Tennis Courts to Pickleball Courts

The Village of Essex Junction has been awarded a $5,000 grant to offset the cost of converting two tennis courts to six pickleball courts at Cascade Park.

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Winter Reminders

The Winter Parking Ban for the community of Essex and Essex Junction takes effect on December 1, 2019.

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Flags on Lamoille Street

The purpose of the blue flags placed along Lamoille Street flags is to assist our engineering contractors in planning for the roadway repair, reconstruction, and water line installation.

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Winter Operations Plan 2019-20

This plan addresses the wintertime Public Works operations for ice and snow control on Town and Village roads, walkways and municipal parking lots.
The Draft version of the Public Works 2019-2020…

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Keep Our Village Clean!

Please note that dumping of any kind is prohibited in the Village of Essex Junction public right-of-way (road, sidewalk, or bike path). This includes all leaves, trash, furniture, yard debris, and any…

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Flag Notification - Elijah E. Cummings

The American flag will be at half-mast on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 as a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative Elijah E. Cummings, of…

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Town of Essex Firearms Discharge Ordinance Information

The Selectboard of the Town of Essex held a public hearing on October 7th at Essex High School and approved the final passage of new and revised provisions to Chapter 6.08, Firearms, and Chapter 9.04,…

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Municipal Code Revision

The Trustees have adopted a revision to the Municipal Code in relation to parking on Lincoln Street.

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Your Community (still) Needs You!

The Town and Village currently have five positions open on three different volunteer boards and committees. 

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Please Take the Second Survey

This survey is a follow up to the survey that went out in July 2019 and the listening sessions that took place in August 2019.

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Flag Notification - Senator Hull Platt Maynard, Jr - 2019-09-28

The state of Vermont flag will be at half-mast on Saturday, September 28, as a sign of respect for former State Senator Hull Platt Maynard, Jr. from Rutland County who passed away on Thursday, August…

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Hydrant Flushing in the Village

The Village of Essex Junction Water Dept. will flush fire hydrants weekdays October 7-18 between the hours of 8 AM and 3 PM.

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Volunteers Needed

The Essex Community Justice Center (ECJC) is looking for volunteers for the Circles of Support and Accountability Program (CoSA). Ideally, volunteers would be from Essex, Colchester, Milton, Jericho,…

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Important Health Announcements

Mosquitoes collected in Essex have tested positive for West Nile virus at the Vermont Department of Health Laboratory.

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Your Community Needs You!

The Planning Commission currently has two open seats, and as long as you live in the Village of Essex Junction you are eligible to join!

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Municipal Road Work

The Town of Essex will be cold planning and paving the intersection of Kellogg Road and Susie Wilson Road at night starting Monday, the 19th of August to Friday, the 23rd of August.  

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Why Essex? The Lofts Essex

Why Essex? “The Lofts Essex is surrounded by all that Vermont has to offer, whether it be shops, cinemas, or local brewing companies”

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Gravel Wetland Construction

Work for the stormwater constructed gravel wetland located on the corner of Main St. and Fairview Dr. is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 5th. 

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Essex Merger Listening Sessions

The Town of Essex and the Village of Essex Junction are holding a series of listening sessions to gather resident feedback.

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Essex Junction Named as Bike Friendly Community

The Village of Essex Junction has renewed our status as a League of American Bicyclists recognized Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC)!

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Water Shutoff Notification - Thursday July 18

On Thursday, July 18 at 6 PM, the Village of Essex Junction will be shutting off water service for several hours to approximately 50 households on Lincoln Street. 

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Why Essex? Essex Westford School District Summer Meals

Why Essex? “We want to make sure that all children in Essex have the opportunity to have at least two healthy meals a day, all year round.” –Scott Fay

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Branching Out: Branch Out Burlington Welcomes Essex Junction

Branch Out Burlington has generously given the Village of Essex Junction space at its nursery to grow trees for our own public spaces.

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Why Essex? Transitions Physical Therapy

Why Essex? “Being in Essex has allowed us to make connections with local athletics and performing artists.  We love being a part of the community” -Kristin Fitzgerald

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Why Essex? Essex Rescue

Why Essex? “The Essex community has supported us throughout the years, through donations, membership in our annual subscription program, and volunteer support.” –Will Moran

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Fill A Public Works Truck Results

The Town of Essex & Village of Essex Junction collected a total of 293 lbs. of food and raised $400 in donations at two popular community events this spring.

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Why Essex? Center for Technology Essex Preschool

Why Essex? The high students that attend the center come from Essex and surrounding communities to learn about teaching young children. The preschool children also come from Essex and the surrounding…

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