The Essex Reporter

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The Essex Reporter
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TypeWeekly Newspaper
Format digital
Owner(s)O'Rourke Media Group
PublisherJim O'Rourke
Headquarters281 N Main Street
Saint Albans, Vermont 05478
United States
Website Essex Reporter

The Essex Reporter is a free American weekly paper that is centered on Essex, Vermont. The Reporter also covers many other Vermont towns and cities such as, Jericho, Underhill and Winooski - with limited drops in Williston. The paper is a part of O'Rourke Media Group. [1]


In January 2021, the paper ceased its weekly print publication and moved to only publish content online. [2]


The Essex Reporter is owned and published by Jim O'Rourke, who also owns the Sun in Colchester, Vermont and who own several other Vermont newspapers. [3] [4]

Before ending print publication, its circulation was estimated at 8,800 papers. [5]

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