September 29, 2016

Chowder Challenge raises $6,000

Observer photo by Al Frey People queued up in front of the 17 chowder tents to get chowder samples during the Sept. 18 Chowder Challenge.

Observer photo by Al Frey
People queued up in front of the 17 chowder tents to get chowder samples during the Sept. 18 Chowder Challenge.

The weather held out and sun shone bright on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the annual Williston Chowder Challenge fundraiser. Seventeen local restaurants, fire and police departments and chefs from Williston Central School ladled out chowder samples for attendees to taste and then vote for their favorites. [Read more…]

$19.8M needed to fix WCS

wcsBy Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

The Williston School Board met Tuesday night, following weeks of discussions and years of mulling over whether to ask voters to take out a bond to help pay for long-delayed repairs to Williston Central School. [Read more…]

What’s the deal with the pipeline staging area?

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

The gas pipeline staging area on U.S. Route 2 is not long for the Williston area, according to representatives from Vermont Gas and developers from Omega Realty. [Read more…]

CVU Girls Soccer

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Shelburne Farms Fire

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Popcorn: “Southside with You”

A Sensible Romance

2 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

film critic

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How to prevent falls at home

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

My 79-year-old mother, who lives alone, has fallen several times over the past year. Are there any extra precautions we should take that can help prevent this? [Read more…]

Healthy Food for Two: Yellow bean, cabbage and coconut subzi

By Ania Robertson

Subzi literally means “vegetable dish.” This subzi makes great use of sesame seeds, which support a healthy digestive system and colon as they are rich in fiber. According to Ayurveda, sesame (“til” in Hindi) is a crop of immense medicinal value. They also add a pleasant crunch to dishes. [Read more…]

CVU High School Sports Scoreboard

Field Hockey

Sept. 7 CVU 0, Essex 4 [Read more…]