July 19, 2019

Garlic lovers are smiling

By Lucy McCullough 

Fresh garlic is so good, and it is time to start harvesting this year’s garlic planted and anticipated since last October. I like to roast garlic while the oven is in use baking potatoes for dinner. After the garlic is cool enough to handle, I like to prepare the vinaigrette below or store in the refrigerator to mash and add a clove or two to double baked potatoes, mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower.

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Gun club, selectboard work toward new agreement

By Jason Starr

Observer staff

The Williston Selectboard tabled a noise ordinance change Tuesday that would have imposed a limit on the number of Saturday shooting events at the North Country Sportsman’s Club in favor of renewed negotiations on a voluntary agreement. [Read more…]

Guest Column: Allowing illegal votes is voter suppression

By Rob Roper

We can all agree that barring someone who is eligible to vote from doing so is a grave injustice. It robs a citizen in our representative republic of their voice in the process of governance. This is unacceptable. [Read more…]

Vermont Gas pipeline investigation expands

By Mike Polhamus

For VTDigger

State regulators are investigating whether Vermont Gas Systems buried a pipeline in Addison County as deeply as required by its permit. [Read more…]


By Jan Kenney

Blueberry Boy Bait [Read more…]

SD Ireland

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

With just a few games remaining before the Vermont Legion Baseball tournament, SD Ireland sandwiched a Friday victory and a Sunday sweep around two losses on Saturday. [Read more…]

Williston Little Leaguers vie for state title, regional berth

As the sports world gears up for the Little League World Series, baseball teams from across the country are beginning the push for a spot in the legendary tournament. [Read more…]

Williston 10- and 11-year-olds seeking state title

After sweeping through district play and the first two games of the state tournament last weekend, Williston has advanced to the state championship game. [Read more…]

The hidden dangers of heartburn

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is regular heartburn or indigestion anything to worry about? My 60-year-old husband eats a lot of Tums or Rolaids throughout the day to help him manage it, but it keeps him up at night, too. What can you tell us?

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Park district looks to increase value to towns

Williston considers pulling out of WVPD

By Jason Starr

Observer staff [Read more…]