October 31, 2014

Williston store settles with AG over security breach

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By Stephanie Choate

Observer staff

September 19th, 2013 [Read more...]

Around Town

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Vermont 2A study public meeting Sept. 25

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission is set to hold a public meeting Sept. 25 at the Williston Town Hall at 7 p.m., presenting information from its scoping study of Vermont Route 2A and collecting feedback from residents on ways to improve the corridor. The study focuses on Vermont 2A from the Industrial Avenue and Mountain View Road intersection to River Cove Road.

Topics of discussion will include traffic, bike and pedestrian facilities, transit stops, safety and ways to create a better experience for all travelers. Light refreshments will be served.

Residents who cannot attend the meeting and have comments or questions can contact Christine Forde, senior transportation planner for CCRPC at [email protected] or 846-4490.

 

Vermont Health Connect forum scheduled in Williston 

Lindsey Tucker, deputy commissioner of Vermont Health Connect, will host a community forum at the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library Sept. 21 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to help residents learn more about Vermont Health Connect and upcoming health reforms. Tucker will cover topics including who can get coverage, new choices available to individuals and small businesses, financial help available to Vermonters and more.

 

Art sale fundraiser

Local artist Nancy Stone is set to hold an art sale and fundraiser for a Williston single mom undergoing chemotherapy who needs partial roof repairs. Stone will sell artwork including hand-made cards, drawings, watercolors, acrylics, collage and prints, all at 50 percent off. Stone hopes to raise $1,000. The sale is set for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 294 Old Creamery Road in Williston. To make an appointment outside of the sale, contact Stone at nstonevt@aol[email protected] or 879-0243.

 

Little League annual board meeting

Williston Little League will host its annual board meeting Sept. 25 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Williston Central School Library. All board seats are up for reelection for a one-year term.

CVS, town see glaring differences over lighting

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CVS Pharmacy and the town are at odds over the lighting along the building’s eaves. (Observer courtesy photo by Charis Gade)

CVS Pharmacy and the town are at odds over the lighting along the building’s eaves. (Observer courtesy photo by Chris Gade)

By Stephanie Choate

Observer staff

September 19th, 2013 [Read more...]

Burlington Book Festival to feature local writers

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Robin Fawcett, Champlain Valley Union High School drama teacher and Millennial Writers on Stage host, warms up the writers before last year’s event. Several local young writers have been selected to read their works at this year’s Burlington Book Festival. (Observer courtesy photo)

Robin Fawcett, Champlain Valley Union High School drama teacher and Millennial Writers on Stage host, warms up the writers before last year’s event. Several local young writers have been selected to read their works at this year’s Burlington Book Festival. (Observer courtesy photo)

By Stephanie Choate

Observer staff

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CVU board authorizes bond vote on CVU turf fields

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By Mal Boright

Observer correspondent

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PHOTOS: CVU football

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The CVU football team ground out a 27-19 final-minutes victory at Essex High on Sept. 6. (Observer courtesy photos by Glenn Fay Jr.)

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PHOTOS: CVU girls soccer

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The CVU girls soccer team unhinged the Rice Memorial High Green Knights 6-0 Monday at CVU to hike the season mark to 3-0. (Observer photos by Stephanie Choate)

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PHOTOS: Art Hop

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Williston painters, sculptors, photographers and creative minds were among the hundreds of artists who participated in the South End Art Hop Sept. 6 – 8.

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‘New Hampshire Primary’ by Lorraine Reynolds

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‘Between Seeing and Knowing’ by Lorraine Reynolds

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‘Taylor’ by Henry Reynolds

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An abstract geometric piece by Dennis Healy

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A stone mosaic by Forrest White.

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Erika White stands with a painting she created for Art Hop.

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A stone mosaic by Forrest White.

THIS WEEK’S POPCORN: ‘Getaway’ road outrage

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By Michael S. Goldberger

Special to the Observer

 

One advantage of being a film critic, especially pertinent in the case of Courtney Solomon’s furiously turbulent “Getaway,” is that you get to see movies you’d never pay to see. All of which is my cute excuse for succumbing to the tastes and curiosity of the 15-year-old me. Truth be told, no one had to twist my stick-shifting arm to see this flimsy excuse for a feature length car chase.

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RECIPE CORNER: Too many tomatoes?

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By Ginger Isham

I know I have shared this family recipe in the past, but it is worth repeating at this time of year.

Right now, my whole house smells of “Mama’s catsup” cooking on the stove. I used some of my first batch in place of barbecue sauce with spices to cook a thick steak in my crockpot. First, I browned the steak in the cast iron fry pan.

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