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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Essex Town Meeting Approves Funding for Ivoryton Bridge Projects,...
Voters at a town meeting Wednesday approved funding for four special appropriations, including $325,000 for engineering design work for two bridge replacement projects in Ivoryton, and $110,000 to convert Essex Elementary School to natural gas hearting by this fall.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
A splash of color at Six Summit Gallery
When making art, many artists have found that color is a good thing. For the rest of us who make and look at art, color is fun! Which is why a new show, "Color Odyssey," which opens Saturday at Six Summit Gallery in Ivoryton, will be fun.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Vista production making a Dreamsa come true
Actors Brian Ruddy as Joseph; Josh Buglione as Judah; Craig Hines as Simeon; and Jeff Durnin as Levi rehearse for Vista Arts Center's upcoming production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat."
Thu Feb 20, 2014
$100,000 for Essex Elementary School Natural Gas Conversion Goes to Town Meeting
Voters will be asked to approve four special appropriations at a March 5 town meeting, including $100,000 to convert the boiler and other equipment at Essex Elementary School for natural gas heating.
Approval of Zoning Variance Allows New Ivoryton Restaurant to Apply for Liquor License
The approval of a zoning variance will allow the Blue Hound Cookery to apply for a state license to sell beer and wine.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Ralph Nathaniel Clark, Jr., 93, Ivoryton
Ralph Nathaniel Clark, Jr., 93, of Ivoryton, died Feb. 13 at Middlesex Hospital Hospice after a brief illness.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Connecticut's River Valley Makes For a Restful Winter Retreat
Are you experiencing cabin fever? Looking for an escape but don't want to use up your vacation time this early in the year? Need a change of scenery to recharge your battery? Have you considered a night away in a quaint B&B that is close to home and big charm? Here are a few options in the Connecticut River valley that could give you a winter nest ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Chester/Deep River Boy Scout Troop 13 Announces Five New Eagle Scouts
Chester/Deep River Boy Scouts Troop 13 Five newest Eagle Scouts Samuel Jones, Tyler Johnson, Iestyn Norton, Gregory Merola, and William Brown Troop 13 - Boy Scouts of America would like to congratulate our five newest Eagle Scouts: Tyler Johnson and Gregory Merola of Chester and Samuel Jones, Iestyn Norton, and William Brown of Deep River.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Essex Planning Commission Begins 10-Year Update of Town Plan of...
The planning commission is holding a series of public forums as it begins the process of updating the town plan of conservation and development.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Hepburn Turned 'Box Office Poison' Into Stage Gold
She was fierce and independent, and there was no stopping Katharine Hepburn once she was determined to become an actress.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
New Ivoryton Restaurant Needs Zoning Variance For Sale of Beer and Wine
The zoning board of appeals has scheduled a Feb. 18 public hearing on an appeal that would allow the Blue Hound Cookery in Ivoryton to sell beer and wine with its restaurant menu.
Essex Selectmen Seek Appropriation for Bridge Projects Engineering Design Work
The board of selectmen will seek a $325,000 appropriation from the town's undesignated fund balance to pay for engineering design work for two bridge replacement projects in the Ivoryton section.