42nd annual Essex Ed Groundhog Day parade
A crowd banging on pots and pans gathered in downtown Essex Sunday afternoon for the 42nd annual Essex Ed Groundhog Day parade. Ed was dressed by the Essex Community Fund as a firefighter to salute the Essex Fire Department for its dedicated service since 1833. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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