September 19, 2018

Quarterfinals next for CVU girls soccer

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Ali Bisaccia battles for the ball during the CVU girls soccer game vs Burlington High School on Wednesday the 19th.

Ali Bisaccia battles for the ball during the CVU girls soccer game vs Burlington High School on Wednesday the 19th.

South Burlington landfill goes solar

The South Burlington Landfill Solar Project, located off Airport Parkway in South Burlington, received a certificate of public good this week by the Public Service Board. [Read more…]

Rare animal encounters point to Vt. recovery

Observer courtesy photo Bald eagles have been making a strong comeback in Vermont, Fish & Wildlife officials say.

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Bald eagles have been making a strong comeback in Vermont, Fish & Wildlife officials say.

Staff with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences released a juvenile bald eagle back into the wild this month at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison. [Read more…]

Obituary

Tom Tessier

Tom Tessier passed away unexpectedly at age 64, in his home on Oct. 22. He was in the arms of his loving wife of 43 years, Mary. Tom was born June 13, 1952, to William and Frances Tessier in Burlington. [Read more…]

Library Notes

All programs are free. Call 878-4918 for information or to register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the library. Hearing assistance devices are available for events in the library’s community room. Find more information at williston.lib.vt.us.

Youth News  [Read more…]

Letters to the editor

Milne’s new attack ad is ‘tasteless’

While the negativity of the Milne campaign up until now has sadly kept pace with the tone of national politics, the “DiCa” ad Milne debuted online last week struck me as particularly tasteless. [Read more…]

Guest Column: Vermont Gas CEO misleads public on VT Gas pipeline

By Chuck Reiss

A recent commentary by Don Rendall (the CEO of Vermont Gas) in Vermont Digger was very misleading and shades of half-truths at best. He mentions the tens of millions of dollars pumped into the Vermont economy this summer thanks to the expansion of service via the Addison County pipeline. [Read more…]

Here’s Waldo!

Here's Waldo! Runners finish the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life on Sunday the 23rd.

Here’s Waldo! Runners finish the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life on Sunday the 23rd.

The Relay for Life was run on Sunday the 23rd.

The Relay for Life was run on Sunday the 23rd.

Group asks for budget action on senior center

Observer photo A group of seniors has asked the Selectboard to take budget action to provide a place for seniors to gather, socialize, take classes and share meals.

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A group of seniors has asked the Selectboard to take budget action to provide a place for seniors to gather, socialize, take classes and share meals.

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

The desire for a regular, daily place to gather, socialize, take classes and prepare or share meals prompted a group of seniors to share their vision with the Selectboard last week. [Read more…]

Halloween fun this weekend

Williston-based event production company Event Moguls is producing two Halloween-themed events this weekend. [Read more…]