Old- Growth Forest Network Sign and Tree (Credit: Jamie Phillips)

Old-Growth Forest Network Recognizes Dickenson’s Point

Precious little ancient forest still exists on the shores of Lake Champlain, but in our community one special stretch of old-growth forest occurs between Essex and Westport. From the Lee Trust land on Rose Point to the Rock Harbor land on Dickenson’s … [Continue Reading]

Carting strawberries at Essex Farm. (Credit: Kristin Kimball)

Essex Farm: Raining & Pouring

Here’s the news from Kristin Kimball at Essex Farm in Essex, New York: "The solar panels are locked into their most horizontal position now, faces to the sun in its high-in-the sky trajectory. We’re here whenever you choose to appear, sun, they … [Continue Reading]

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Summer Yoga at Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness

With summer just around the corner Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness is celebrating by expanding our Summer Yoga offerings! With an array of excellent guest teachers joining us and we are adding new Yoga Classes with Michael Fergot, Susan Cerny … [Continue Reading]

CFES Community Mentors

Willsboro Mentors & Mentees Reflect at End of the Year Celebration

"Being a mentor is rewarding and allows me to make a difference in these students lives," said Sharon Cook, Willsboro resident and mentor at Willsboro Central School. Cook joined other community mentors, along with their high school mentees at the … [Continue Reading]

Sherwood Inn aka Rosslyn (Credit: Unknown; Shared by Susie Drinkwine)

Vintage Photo: Sherwood Inn

Every Monday we share a vintage image on the Essex on Lake Champlain Facebook page and invite our viewers to play some Vintage Essex Trivia. Thanks to Susie Drinkwine for sharing the photo above with us! Do you recognize this Essex building? Where … [Continue Reading]

ferry and tugboats in Essex, NY

Essex Ferry Summer Schedule 2015

The Essex-Charlotte ferry began operating on its summer schedule on June 11, 2015. The ferry operating at this crossing will arrive hourly in the early morning and late evening, and in between two ferries will be running and arrive at each … [Continue Reading]

Featured Stories

Carting strawberries at Essex Farm. (Credit: Kristin Kimball)

Essex Farm: Raining & Pouring

Here’s the news from Kristin Kimball at Essex Farm in Essex, New York: "The solar panels are locked into their most horizontal position now, faces to the sun in its high-in-the sky trajectory. We’re here whenever you choose to appear, sun, they say, and … [Continue Reading]

Forage Dinner

Locally Foraged Dinner at the Essex Inn

The Essex Inn will be presenting a local foraged dinner on Wednesday, July 8th at 6:30 pm. The Essex Inn and local forager Walker Cammack will team up to bring you a three course meal focused on what is available in the woods that surround us. Walker's … [Continue Reading]

Upcoming Events

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AARCH Westport Tour

July 5 @ 10:00 am

(Image Credit: Adirondack Architectural Heritage.) This outing coincides with the publication of A Walking Tour of Westport, which celebrates the Town’s Bicentennial and the 250th anniversary of its settlement by William Gilliland. The new… [Continue Reading]

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Art Camp: Craft-a-Palooza

July 6 @ 9:00 am At Erin C Hall Studio

Don’t miss out on amazing art camps taking place at Erin C. Hall Studio in Westport, NY. Fun with arts, crafts, new friends, and the outdoors! All supplies will be provided by ECH Studio. Ages: 5-7 July 6-10th Full Day: 9am-2:30pm, $… [Continue Reading]

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Art Camp: Craft-a-Palooza (Half Day)

July 6 @ 9:00 am At Erin C Hall Studio

Don’t miss out on amazing art camps taking place at Erin C. Hall Studio in Westport, NY. Fun with arts, crafts, new friends, and the outdoors! All supplies will be provided by ECH Studio. Ages: 5-7 July 6-10th Full Day: 9am-2:30pm, $… [Continue Reading]

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Art Camp: Craft-a-Palooza

July 7 @ 9:00 am At Erin C Hall Studio

Don’t miss out on amazing art camps taking place at Erin C. Hall Studio in Westport, NY. Fun with arts, crafts, new friends, and the outdoors! All supplies will be provided by ECH Studio. Ages: 5-7 July 6-10th Full Day: 9am-2:30pm, $… [Continue Reading]

More Essex, NY News

Sherwood Inn aka Rosslyn (Credit: Unknown; Shared by Susie Drinkwine)

Vintage Photo: Sherwood Inn

Every Monday we share a vintage image on the Essex on Lake Champlain Facebook page and invite our viewers to play some Vintage Essex Trivia. Thanks to Susie Drinkwine for sharing the photo above with us! Do … Continue Reading

Stormy clouds over Essex Farm, June 2015 (Credit: Kristin Kimball)

Essex Farm: Puddles & Mud

"We made our evening farm walks through puddles and mud once again this week. After twelve seasons, I know we have a choice when the weather gives us challenges. We can either bemoan the rain, over which we … Continue Reading

Wildway Overlook Trail (Photo: Bill Amadon)

Wildway Overlook Trail

These photographs were taken on the Champlain Area Trails Wildway Overlook trail early in the morning on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The trail is a short one mile or so from Brookfield Road in the town of Essex, … Continue Reading

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