This Saturday would have been the Grand Hike—it’ll be strange not to be holding it on Mother’s Day weekend, but we’re going to stay focused on the fact that it’s postponed and NOT canceled. The new date is Labor Day weekend, Saturday, September 5. So, to remind us what fun we … [Read more...] about 2020 Grand Hike, Logan’s Back, and Mowing Volunteers Needed
As you know, Essex becomes a quieter place after Labor Day. It is also the time when many of our volunteers return to their primary residences and the library finds it more difficult to fill the volunteer slots at the desk. You can help! Many people enjoy working at the … [Read more...] about Help Wanted at the Desk!
Last Saturday, CATS volunteers led by Trail Steward Bill Amadon, did a fabulous job getting the new Viall’s Crossing Trail ready for the Grand Hike. They moved rocks (literally!) which would get slippery when wet.Thank you to Deirdre, Joe, Evelyn, David, Michael, Ed. Tom, Elise, … [Read more...] about Volunteers Move Rocks for CATS Grand Hike
Are you ready to answer the call? Join the Essex Volunteer Fire Department! The Essex VFD responds to fire, medical, and rescue emergencies in the town of Essex, while looking out for the well being and safety of the community. Participate in monthly meetings and training; … [Read more...] about Join the Essex Volunteer Fire Department
Essex Initiatives needs your help. Whallons Bay needs your help. This frequently used access to Lake Champlain has become unsitely and unsafe. Paddlers, kayakers, SUPers and general lake enthusiasts must navigate a gauntlet of problems just to get to the water. We want to make … [Read more...] about Whallons Bay Cleanup Day