Essex Locals on April 2nd in Years Past


115 Years Ago – 1906

Rev. Dr. Matthews, who has within a week returned from and extended travel in the Holy Land and Europe, occupied the pulpit at the Congregational Church Sunday, preaching both morning and evening.

90 Years Ago – 1931

It is reported that a number of applicants are seeking the office of Chief of Police which the selectman have under consideration including the present incumbent Will E. Swett, who has served the town long and faithfully.