August 30, 2016

Williston, CVU welcome new teachers

Williston Central School

John Godfrey – grades 7-8

Godfrey is very excited to join the team this year, and is joining Williston after having taught 6th grade at Cambridge Elementary School for two years, and a one-year internship at Shelburne Community s [Read more…]

Local bike man packs up shop

Observer photo by Jess Wisloski Edward Miles, 84, of Williston stands next to the dolly that helps him navigate around Williston Village.

Observer photo by Jess Wisloski
Edward Miles, 84, of Williston stands next to the dolly that helps him navigate around Williston Village.

Tinker barn torn down

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

For the past 70 years, Edward Miles has done nearly the same thing, day in and day out: walked the distance from his home to a barn in Williston Village, and set to work on repairing some bikes or lawnmowers or snowblowers, and put them out on the roadside for resale.  [Read more…]

Back-to-school fashions, finds and must-haves

Observer courtesy photo Water bottles are in demand at Natural Provisions.

Observer courtesy photo
Water bottles are in demand at Natural Provisions.

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

With Williston schools kicking into gear next Wednesday morning, and most high schoolers set to return Thursday, (CVU freshman start Wednesday), it’s the final days to take advantage of of back-to-school buys, and get an edge on the trends that will be filling the hallways this year. [Read more…]

Volleyball at WCS

Armadillos

Allen Brook bridge rebuilding

“Captain Fantastic”

Father Knows Existentially

3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

film critic

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Obituaries

Bonnie J. Marshall

Bonnie J. Marshall, a longtime resident of the Williston community, died Wednesday evening, Aug. 10, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. [Read more…]

Vt. doctors prescribe outdoor exercise

Observer courtesy photo A hiker pauses to rest during a hike in Groton State Forest

Observer courtesy photo
A hiker pauses to rest during a hike in Groton State Forest

A visit to the doctor might result in a new prescription, but it won’t be filled at the pharmacy. These prescriptions for exercise will be redeemable at a Vermont State Park. [Read more…]

VNA ready to close Respite House

By Visiting Nurse Association and the Respite House

Observer courtesy photo The VNA Respite House in WIlliston will hold a closing ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Observer courtesy photo
The VNA Respite House in WIlliston will hold a closing ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 24.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties wishes to invite anyone whose life has been impacted or touched by the Vermont Respite House in Williston over the last 25 years to join us as we say a special goodbye to our beloved facility. [Read more…]