Essex Locals in Years Past on March 19


115 Years Ago – 1906

The schools in town were given a holiday, Friday, allowing the teachers to attend the meeting of the Teachers Institute, under direction of the State Board of Education at High School, Gloucester.   A most enjoyable and instructive session was held, nothing but the storm to mar the business of the day.

90 Years Ago – 1931

“The Dock” one of the popular clam restaurants on the causeway was totally destroyed by fire shortly before midnight Monday night.