Maggie Warren (LEFT) and Alix Akey, both 14, sang the national anthem at the Lake Monsters baseball game on Saturday, July 16, to a crowd of more than 3,000 people. The recent grads from Williston Central School were trained in singing by WCS teacher Karla Kennedy. [Read more…]
All programs are free. Call 878-4918 for more information or to register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the library. Find more information at williston.lib.vt.us
Take the Summer Reading Challenge
Keep track of the amount of time you spend reading and listening to books. Win free books a [Read more…]
Isham Farm in favor of Farmers’ Market
In regards to the story on the front page of the Observer June 23 and what happened to the Farmers’ Market, I would like to respond. The farm is willing to host the market and would like to throw its hat into the ring. I would like to host a mid-week market on possibly a Wednesday afternoon/evening. The farm here has several advantages including:
Over 3,000 square feet of indoor space
By Michael Sirotkin
Last November, on a cold weekday night, I was truly moved by the more than 100 Richmond residents who attended a community meeting on the growing heroin problem in their town. They were both troubled and angry at the increase in related crime in Richmond and Chittenden County, while at the same time were compassionate about the need for greater treatment and prevention. [Read more…]
Police Department welcomes new officers
The Williston Police Department announced two new patrol officers would be joining the department starting in the fall.
Robert Recore and William Bouffard were sworn in earlier this week, and will be entering the Vermont Police Academy to train as Level III officers starting Aug. 1. [Read more…]
By Jess Wisloski
A state wastewater funding program that could help cover the costs of creating stormwater mitigation projects so they fulfill federal and state environmental standards sparked a firestorm in recent weeks among Williston homeowners. [Read more…]
Ever wanted to be a mermaid, swishing your mega-tail through the water and teasing silly mortals that cross your path? Mermaid school, a trend that’s grown across the U.S. over the past 18 months, allows humans to now realize that fantasy in the form of swim lessons, but as this reporter discovered in a recent class held at The Edge in Williston, as funny as it might seem to some, mermaiding is no joke.
Selkie Mermaids is a new Vermont-based mermaid swimming company started by Elaine Fortin, who reached out to the Observer when she began offering classes at the The Edge on June 26. [Read more…]