For two decades, white-tailed deer have been in the crosshairs of Essex County hunters during the annual hunt. This year, though, the pandemic has halted the winter cull, buying time for animal-rights activists to push for new ways to protect this indigenous species and the forest.
The former North American home of a Swiss company in Essex County has been sold. Redevelopment could be on the way.
Drone technology is a breakthrough at the South Mountain Reservation for the annual deer census.
A new grocery store might be coming to suburban Essex County.
An Essex County commissioner said that he supports a study on a possible “exit strategy” for the deer hunt.