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Light Up Essex is still going on and a great thing to get out and enjoy.  This year, the four year old tradition is tying into Cape Ann Winter Lights’ first ever regional holiday exterior light festival, designed to be a safe and festive way to enjoy the four towns of Cape Ann. 

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It was four years ago that a group in Essex started a tradition to brighten up its town and have some fun in the process.  Light Up Essex challenges businesses and residents to put their best seasonal light decorating foot forward.  This year the contest also has an online portion, to ensure…

Last spring, Essex Shellfish Constable Billy Novack presented a creative idea to the Board of Selectmen that he recommended: to install up to 60,000 baby oysters in the waters of Essex as part of an environmental project that works to turn oyster beds into sea cleaning engines.  That time ha…

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Town Administrator’s Report This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on December 28th, and it covers topics of interest for town business from December 12th to December 25th. 

Light Up Essex is still going on and a great thing to get out and enjoy.  This year, the four year old tradition is tying into Cape Ann Winter Lights’ first ever regional holiday exterior light festival, designed to be a safe and festive way to enjoy the four towns of Cape Ann. 

It was four years ago that a group in Essex started a tradition to brighten up its town and have some fun in the process.  Light Up Essex challenges businesses and residents to put their best seasonal light decorating foot forward.  This year the contest also has an online portion, to ensure…

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In Essex, all three members of the town’s Board of Health—David Driscoll, MD, Fares Mouchantaf, MD and Sally Rich, LPN—are practicing healthcare clinicians.  Together, they offer context for locals facing the holiday season as the pandemic rates rise here.

This is an important time for many Essex residents.  Last year, Kristin Crockett said, the COA office counseled approximately 200 Essex residents last year.  The concern, she said, is residents who aren’t aware of small but significant details to Medicare change and can have significant—and sometimes, costly—impact on their healthcare benefits.

This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on November 2nd, and it covers topics of interest for town business from October 17th to October 30th. 

 

 

For the last four years, a crew of dedicated Essex residents have built excitement around “Light Up Essex,” a community-wide contest in which residents and businesses go to the holiday mats to “get lit.”  It's becoming a tradition.  This year, organizers are changing it up.