Absentee ballots available
Absentee ballots are now available at the Williston Town Hall for residents who can’t go to the polls on March 5. Ballots can be picked up at Town Hall or mailed to your residence.
The annual town and school meetings are set for 7 p.m. on March 4 at the Williston Central School Auditorium, with a potluck dinner and historical mock Town Meeting set for 6 p.m. Voting by Australian ballot is set for March 5, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Armory.
The deadline to register to vote on Town Meeting Day is 5 p.m. on Feb. 27. Register in person at Town Hall or by requesting an application and mailing it in.
The town report, which shows what will be on the ballot, is available online at town.williston.vt.us. Hard copies will be available in approximately two weeks.
Kindergarten pre-registration to begin next week
Kindergarten pre-registration for the fall of 2013 begins Feb. 18 for Williston and St. George children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2013. Pre-registration is a new step to collect basic information to assist in the planning for registration. Starting Feb. 18, parents can go to the school’s website, wsdvt.org, or call 879-5806 to enter their family’s information.
Spring youth lacrosse registration open
The Williston Recreation Department is now taking registrations for spring lacrosse. Players may register through the Town Clerk’s office. To register, players must fill out the Town of Williston registration form. Players must also register as a member of U.S. Lacrosse at www.uslacrosse.org. The league has limited enrollment, and registrations will be taken on a first come, first served basis until closed. The department is accepting registrations for the following age groups: third- and fourth-grade boys; fifth- and sixth-grade boys; fifth- and sixth-grade girls; seventh- and eighth-grade boys; seventh- and eigth-grade girls. The department would like to field a third- and fourth-grade girls team, but it does not have a coach. If you are interested in playing or coaching, contact the parks and recreation office at 878-1239 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register, submit a registration form and payment to the Williston Town Clerks’ office.
Blood drives next week
American Red Cross has scheduled two blood drives in Williston.
The first is set for Feb. 17 at the Masonic Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The second is set for Feb. 19 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.