Essex Locals | July 28



115 Years Ago – 1908

The much-needed rain followed by subsequent cooler temperature came in a gently shower, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening.  The thunder was distant but heavy and lightning flashes frequent and very sharp for over an hour.  The thirsty earth was greatly benefited, and consequently good crops will result.

90 Years Ago – 1933

Essex’ share of the County tax this year is $1,981.56, a considerable reduction from last year when it was $2,228.98.

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