September 21, 2018

Slimy student enterprise

Observer courtesy photos Emma Rich (left) Lillian Krilivsky (right) making slime.

Observer courtesy photos
Emma Rich (left) Lillian Krilivsky (right) making slime.

Rich and Krilivsy donate the money they made from their slime business to the Humane Society of Chittenden County.

Rich and Krilivsy donate the money they made from their slime business to the Humane Society of Chittenden County.

Two enterprising third-graders at Williston Central School, Emma Rich and Lillian Krilivsky, recently started a successful slime business at school and donated the proceeds to charity. [Read more…]

UVM produces LaunchVT winners

Observer contributed photo UVM seniors Max Robbins (left) and Peter Silverman won the LaunchVT competition for their software platform, Majorwise, an online job platform that connects college students with local employers.

Observer contributed photo
UVM seniors Max Robbins (left) and Peter Silverman won the LaunchVT competition for their software platform, Majorwise, an online job platform that connects college students with local employers.

Two University of Vermont-connected companies, Majorwise and Packetized Energy, finished first and second in the 2017 LaunchVT competition, Vermont’s largest business pitch contest. [Read more…]

Kismet cuts ribbon on wellness space

Kismet Place

Kismet Place

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Commemorative t-shirts

Look for July Fourth T-shirts on sale during the July Fourth festivities with the ‘We are Williston Proud’ theme. Get yours at the green on July Fourth during the day or prior to the fireworks. The price is $10.

Look for July Fourth T-shirts on sale during the July Fourth festivities with the ‘We are Williston Proud’ theme. Get yours at the green on July Fourth during the day or prior to the fireworks. The price is $10.

Recreation and Parks

Great Escape discount tickets

Day tickets and parking passes to the Great Escape in New York are on sale. Tickets are $40 each a discount from the regular price of $58.99. A parking pass is $18, $20 off the regular price. Tickets can be purchased Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the rec department office. Get your tickets before you go. Save money and no waiting in line.

Summer camps [Read more…]

Williston’s Independence Day schedule of events

MONDAY, JULY 3

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Library book sale

Williston Central School Cafeteria & Old Gym [Read more…]

Library trustee chosen as parade grand marshal

Barbara Mieder

Barbara Mieder

By Jason Starr

Observer staff

“Just smile and wave.”

That’s the advice Williston Parks and Recreation Director Todd Goodwin gave to Barbara Mieder when sensing her reluctance to take the mantle of grand marshal for this year’s July Fourth parade in Williston. [Read more…]

CVU all stars ready for summer action

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

Basketball

The rosters for the 35th annual Twin State Basketball Classic have been released, and a trio of Champlain Valley Union High School players will represent Vermont. [Read more…]

SD Ireland rips through Legion play

Coach, Tim Albertson (45) discusses stragety with his troups during the SD Ireland Legion Baseball game vs Addison on 24Jun17

Coach, Tim Albertson (45) discusses stragety with his troups during the SD Ireland Legion Baseball game vs Addison on 24Jun17

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Little League all-stars

Mark Brodowski fouls off a pitch during the Williston 11-12 LL All Stars vs Colchester on 25Jun17

Mark Brodowski fouls off a pitch during the Williston 11-12 LL All Stars vs Colcester on 25Jun17

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