Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
This six-week course covers all you need to know to understand your dog. Learn how your dog communicates through a powerful program for building a confident, socially-savvy dog. Learn how to have a well-behaved dog using a simple training approach you can use well after the course ends. The course also covers how to bond with your dog through gentle touch techniques, fun games and understanding your dog’s unique personality. Deb Helfrich, Goldstar Dog Training. For adults 18 and up and dogs 8 weeks and older. Mondays, Oct. 5 – Nov. 16, 6:15-7:15 p.m. $120 per dog.
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By Jim Condos
September is National Voter Registration Month, a national, non-partisan campaign by non-profit and voter advocacy organizations.
Our system of government works because “we the people” participate in its organization. This right is enshrined in both the United States and the Vermont Constitutions. Vermont led the nation long ago in extending the right to vote to all eligible citizens by removing property ownership as a prerequisite to voting eligibility. I believe that we should remove any and all unnecessary barriers to the exercise of this critically important right and my ˇ [Read more…]
Chowder Challenge Sept. 27
By Stephanie Choate
As summer gives way to fall, residents and visitors can tuck into hearty chowders on the town green.
The annual Williston Chowder Challenge returns on Sunday, Sept. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. on the Williston Historic Village green.ˇ [Read more…]
Developer looks to revive and expand Cottonwood Crossing
By Stephanie Choate
The site of the former Williston Driving Range—currently filled with pieces of pipeline destined for the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project—may soon be teeming with new residents and businesses.
Developer Al Senecal of Allen Brook Development is proposing a revamp of his original plan for the parcel—Cottonwood Crossing. This time, the project has doubled in size.
The proposed development would include ten buildings that would house 268 dwelling units and 100,000 square feet of retail, office and commercial use in four buildings.
ˇThe commercial and retail use, which could include restaurants, would be housed in four buildings. Two of those buildings would also have dwelling units. Six additional buildings would be multi-family residential structures. [Read more…]