The ferry crossing from Charlotte to Essex, New York, will be closed for nearly two weeks starting Monday. The Lake Champlain Transportation Company says the Essex ramp needs maintenance repair work. The ferry will stop from Jan. 9 to Jan. 21, depending on the … [Read more...] about Charlotte-Essex Ferry to Close for Repairs
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Every Monday we share an image on the Essex on Lake Champlain Facebook page and invite our viewers to play some Vintage Essex Trivia. Last Monday we shared the cropped version of the vintage ferry brochure cover seen above. We asked if anyone had seen this brochure and if they … [Read more...] about Vintage Artifact: 1951 Ferry Brochure
I doff my wooly cap to Mark Engelhardt for sharing this creative concept for how to cross the lake if/when the ice tightens from shore-to-shore. A Lake Champlain saw blade driven ice sled ferry service?!?! (Learn more about this unique ice transportation solution … [Read more...] about Saw Blade Driven Ice Sled: Viable Midwinter Ferry Alternative?
Essex-Charlotte ferry service discontinued as of 9:52 am today. LCT ferry/ies serving Essex, New York and Charlotte, Vermont have been indefinitely suspended until Lake Champlain is "clear of ice". Yesterday's announcement that ferry service had been temporarily suspended was … [Read more...] about Ferry Service Discontinued Until Ice Clear
Wow! I am thrilled with the great feedback and a flurry of new additions to the growing list of people doing business in Essex, who'da thunk? I believe we are an Entrepreneurial Magnet. (Just check out the tags listed below to see our large group of local entrepreneurs, and the … [Read more...] about Essex-Whallonsburg Entrepreneurs Meeting