The Comcast cable modem in Town Hall has experienced several malfunctions requiring a physical restart over the past few weeks.  Recently, the Town Administrator (TA) contacted Comcast to have the modem analyzed and Comcast agreed that it needed to be replaced.

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Phase I of mosquito virus testing began in Manchester on June 15 and will continue until August 1, and Phase II will last from August 1 to October 1. Essex will not opt out of the state mosquito control plan for 2021. If a documented public health threat arises in or near Essex, which could …

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Essex residents approved comprehensive new zoning to encourage density and mixed-use building downtown and control development town wide, while simultaneously failing to approve a citizens’ effort to establish detailed zoning restrictions for cell tower construction at a packed outdoor Annua…

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On Monday in person on the third-floor auditorium of the Essex Town Hall, 99-year-old resident Bonnie Jean Malcolm-Brown was honored as the town’s eldest resident.  As tradition calls, she was presented with the 14-carat gold and mahogany Boston Post Cane.

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Phase I of mosquito virus testing began in Manchester on June 15 and will continue until August 1, and Phase II will last from August 1 to October 1. 

Essex will not opt out of the state mosquito control plan for 2021. If a documented public health threat arises in or near Essex, which could mean that multiple residents contracted EEE or West Nile virus, the state will begin emergency spraying. This occurs strictly in cases of a documented health concern.

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This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on June 21, and it covers topics of interest for town business from June 5 to June 18.

It was the end of a year that felt like two years.  And for the Manchester Essex Regional High School Class of 2021, the idea of gathering together last Friday for an outdoor graduation ceremony on Hyland Field was one to remember, and one to inspire gratitude.  The weather was perfect.  Hun…

This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on June 7, and it covers topics of interest for town business from May 15 to June 4.

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The Class of 2020 may have started the tradition last year, but the Class of 2021 has made it their mission to continue the idea of a two-towns car parade to kick off graduation mindset for all residents in Manchester and Essex.

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The Memorial Day services began at 9 a.m. Monday in Manchester, at the Amaral Bailey American Legion Hall for Post 113 Waterside Service.  Then at 11 a.m. Essex held a ceremony at Memorial Park.  Both services were well attended with residents eager to remember those fallen in American wars. 

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On May 17, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that the Commonwealth is on track to meet the goal of vaccinating 4.1 million residents by the first week of June and all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted effective May 29.

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Essex residents approved comprehensive new zoning to encourage density and mixed-use building downtown and control development town wide, while simultaneously failing to approve a citizens’ effort to establish detailed zoning restrictions for cell tower construction at a packed outdoor Annual Town Meeting (ATM) on Saturday.

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This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on May 17, and it covers topics of interest for town business from May 1 to May 14.

“The opening day game ceremony for the M/E High School Hornets baseball team on May 8th was a huge success. We thank the Town of Essex, the many boards and departments and especially, Mike Galli’s DPW workers and Commissioners. They have supported the baseball field and Veterans projects from the start”, said Marty Flood, President, Friends of Memorial Park Improvement Project, Inc.

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Essex planning board elections are complete for another year. Shelly Bradbury won a Planning Board seat, besting William 'Bill' French by just 20 votes in the town’s only contested race.  

This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on May 3, and it covers topics of interest for town business from April 24 to April 30.

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This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on April 26, and it covers topics of interest for town business from April 10 to April 23.

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Local elections are here, and in Essex two residents—Shelly Bradbury and Bill French—are running for one seat on the Planning Board in the town’s only contested race.  Each has written an introduction for voters in Essex.