Essex Town Hall Renovation
Dec23

Essex Town Hall Renovation

The Essex Town Hall and T.O.H.P. Burnham Library have been sitting majestically on a hill overlooking the Essex marsh for over 121 years. Essex Library and Town Hall Receiving Much-Needed Renovations Starting on January 4th the offices in the Town Hall will be re-locating to 74 Martin Street and the Library to 245 Western Avenue. The $5.4 million dollar renovation should take a year to complete. Space restrictions necessitate that...

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Essex Farmer’s Market
Jun16

Essex Farmer’s Market

Essex Farmer’s Market Local Produce, eggs, pasture raised meats, flowers, baked goods, wines and a lot more. The 2014 season runs from June 21st – Oct 18th, Saturdays 9am-12pm We are excited to have moved to a more central location this year! We are at Shepard Memorial Park, 24 Martin Street in downtown Essex behind the fire station. Interested vendors please message us or email us at esseslovesfarmers@gmail.com Thank you, from...

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Essex Student Wins Prestigious Art Competition
Mar27

Essex Student Wins Prestigious Art Competition

Essex resident and Landmark School Junior, Alicia Ansara, recently won a Boston Globe Scholastic Art Award. Ansara’s drawing entitled “Self-Portrait with Helmet” received a Gold Key and will advance to the national level of competition. Over 9,500 pieces were submitted by students, grades 7 – 12, from public and private schools throughout Massachusetts in this year’s competition. Landmark School, a boarding and day school for students...

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Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum
Feb26

Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum

Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum Presents: Dave Roper Slide Show and Talk “Learning The Ropes: Watching for Mermaids”Dave Roper, who lives in Marblehead, Mass. will present a slide show and read from his bestselling book Watching for Mermaids onTuesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Waterline Center. His presentation “Learning the Ropes” will detail the many adventures, misadventures and lessons learned from...

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Essex Alpine Club Goes West!
Oct11

Essex Alpine Club Goes West!

Submitted by Michael Dyer Members of the Essex Alpine Club (est. approximately 15 years ago) ventured beyond their usual haunts in the Whites and Greens of New England to explore the spectacular Enchantment Lakes region of the North Cascades Mountains in Washington State. Club potentates Mike Stroman, Roger Tyler and Mike Dyer boarded a plane bound for Portland, Oregon on September 14th; there they were met by recent initiate, and now...

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