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 has come, and Novack said plans will move ahead sometime next month.
The 22nd Annual Manchester Essex Rotary Club / Landing Restaurant Golf Tournament was held October 6th at the Meadows Golf Course in Peabody and raised over $6,000 for the Manchester Essex Scholarship fund, thank you to all of the 83 golfers who participated on this beautiful October day.
Drew Godfrey and Justin O’Keefe Kane, the new owners of Cedar Hill Farm B&B in Essex, dreamed about moving from the South End in Boston to the North Shore “sometime in 2021.” They hoped to find a rustic property with history. Well, they found their dream a bit ahead of schedule, and discovered they’d gotten much more than planned.
Did anyone happen to see an extraordinarily large creature waving to cars, bikes, and pedestrians on the Essex causeway this weekend? If so, this was Hodge Podge who was invited by the Essex Public Library to participate in a hide and seek event this past Saturday morning. Families followe…
On Saturday, October 3 Essex will hold its Fall Town Meeting. Originally scheduled for later in the month, town officials pulled the outdoor afternoon event back to optimize their chances for good weather. It will take place at 1 p.m. at Essex Elementary School.
The Manchester Essex Conservation Trust (MECT), which manages more than 1,500 acres of conservation land in Manchester and Essex, announced the resignation of its executive director, Michelle Vaillancourt.