August 30, 2016

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…]

Acupuncture can help relieve pain and many other ailments

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

Is acupuncture a proven treatment for arthritis pain? I have a lot of back and neck pain and am wondering if it’s worth trying. What can you tell me about acupuncture?

Afraid of Needles

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Healthy Food for Two: Cooling yogurt drink is a break from the summer heat

By Ania Robertson

During summer months, we welcome cooling treats like ice cream or pudding to give us a break from the heat. Lassi is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink originating from India that is easy and worth trying at this time of year.

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Bumps, digs and dinks

Observer photos by Al Frey

Observer photos by Al Frey

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