February 20, 2018

Family Formal; CVU Celebrates the Arts

Celebrating the arts

CVU Celebrates the Arts 2018 – Kiwi – Chloe Andrae

CVU Celebrates the Arts 2018 – CVU Jazz Band

CVU Celebrates the Arts 2018 – Cheese Board – Isa Kaplan

Recreation and Parks

50 + Golden Grooves

Come join a fun, aerobic workout class that will have you grooving to the oldies and some current fun music. The program will get your heart pumping and have you smiling from ear to ear. The structure is easy to follow and welcomes any ability level as the moves can be done with higher or lower intensity. Not only will you reap the benefits of cardio training, you will also see improvements in balance, coordination and mood while having fun with peers. The program is held at Williston Federated Church. The instructor is Toni Kunker. For people aged 50 and older. Mondays 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays 9 a.m. First class is free. Register at first class.

50+ Strength Training [Read more…]

What to do when a loved one dies

By: Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

This may seem like a strange question, but can you tell me what steps need to be taken after a loved one dies? My 80-year-old father has a terminal illness, and I would like to find out what I will need to do when he passes.

Only Daughter [Read more…]

What’s Cooking?

Red Lentil Dahl

Dahl hits every single note for me: On my palate it feels complex and soothing; in my tummy it is comforting and filling. It is so versatile and simple to make, too. I usually cook a big batch and freeze several portions. Combine it with some basmati rice or serve it alongside roasted root vegetables during the week and you’ll never grow tired of it. [Read more…]

CVU skiers rule Cochran’s slalom

By Lauren Read

Observer correspondent

A one-two punch at the finish line led to a win for the Champlain Valley Union High School alpine ski team at Monday’s slalom race at Cochran’s Ski Area in Richmond.

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Letters to the Editor

Energy saving strategies for the winter months

Although Vermont is one of the most energy-conscious states in the country, energy usage isn’t at maximum efficiency. Without strategic action, energy scarcity and climate change will undermine Vermont’s economy, environment and way of life.  [Read more…]

Guest Column: A school budget Q&A from CVSD

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part of a series of monthly articles submitted by the Champlain Valley School District Board of Directors. [Read more…]

Hub Happenings

Gardener’s Supply expansion accelerates

Gardener’s Supply Company of Burlington and Williston plans to close Longacres Nursery Center in Lebanon, N.H., and reopen it later this month as a Gardener’s Supply Company satellite location.

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Olympic dreams dashed for Williston native

Observer file photo
Ross Miner, a native of Williston, took second place in the U.S. nationals earlier this month in California.

By Jason Starr

Observer staff

Ross Miner had the performance of his career with his last shot at the Olympics on the line. [Read more…]