Essex Locals for April 9


APRIL 9, 2021

115 Years Ago – 1906

Several from town were in Salem, Saturday, shopping and seeing the sights.  The stores presented a very attractive appearance and a fine musical program by the Hundel’s orchestra was rendered in the evening.  Free return tickets were presented to the audience.

90 Years Ago – 1931

The adjourned town meeting was held Monday evening with a large attendance of voters.  On the motion of Thomas Boutchie $500 was appropriated for the Fire Warden and on motion of Lester Tompkins of the Board of Selectman, $2500 was appropriated for street lights.