Around Town (3/11/10)

March 11, 2010

 

Kindergarten registration approaching

The Williston School District has announced the upcoming dates for kindergarten registration.

Parents of children who live in Williston or St. George and will be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2010 can register their kids for kindergarten at the Williston Central School dining room. Registration will take place April 6-8 at the Williston Central School dining room.

The school district recommends making an appointment for a registration time. Appointments can be made online at the school’s Web site, wsdvt.org/teams/kindergarten/kindergarten registration, or by calling 879-5806.

Passport Day in Williston

Williston is preparing for Passport Day in the USA 2010, which takes place on March 27.

Passport Day is a national passport acceptance and outreach event. Williston will take part by hosting a Passport Day Fair at the town clerk’s office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 27.

Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available online at travel.state.gov. U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 877-487-2778.

For more information about Williston’s Passport Day, contact Town Clerk Deb Beckett at 878-5121.

Bills due

The water and sewer bills for the town of Williston have been mailed and are due March 30, 2010. Kimberly Richburg of the town’s Public Works and Recreation departments made the announcement in an e-mail to the Observer.

Recognition for waste district

The Chittenden Solid Waste District has received an award for its participation in the Vermont League of Cities and Town’s Leader Program.

The program encourages and rewards municipalities for their wellness activities. The CSWD is one of 251 municipalities and local government organizations that belong to the VLCT Health Trust.

Late last year, the CSWD won a Leader Program award for earning the highest score for a medium-sized municipality.