May 28, 2017

Obituaries

Delmer Frederic Borah III

Delmer Frederic Borah III

Delmer Frederic Borah III

Delmer Frederic Borah III passed away peacefully on May 4, 2017. [Read more…]

Recreation and Parks

Community Gardens

There are 11 plots available at the community gardens off Mountainview Road, near Brennan Park. Available plot sizes are: small-5×10; medium15x20; and large 15×30. Visit the Rec website for online registration or visit the Rec office Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for a form. Plots will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Plots are only for Williston residents.

Great Escape
Discount Tickets
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Letters to the Editor

Time for
single payer system
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Library Notes

All programs are free. Call 878-4918 for information or to register. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the library. Hearing assistance devices are available for events in the library’s community room. Find more information at williston.lib.vt.us.

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Guest Column: Gratitude for Green Up Day 2017

By Melinda Vieux

I would like to express gratitude to many who made Green Up Day 2017 a vibrant reality. Thank you! [Read more…]

Williston greens up

Dressed for the weather, Betsy Ezerman greens-up on Mountain View Road

Dressed for the weather, Betsy Ezerman greens-up on Mountain View Road

Williston Green Up Day 06May17-14

Candace Pratt uses her "unapproved bag" to clean up Old Creamery Road on Vermont's Green Up Day 2017.

Candace Pratt uses her “unapproved bag” to clean up Old Creamery Road on Vermont’s Green Up Day 2017.

Sister and brother Heleigh and Jeff Bostwick, along with Heleigh's daughter, Lauren, collect trash on Oak Hill Road during Vermont's Green Up Day 2017.

Sister and brother Heleigh and Jeff Bostwick, along with Heleigh’s daughter, Lauren, collect trash on Oak Hill Road during Vermont’s Green Up Day 2017.

Residents took to Williston roadsides on Saturday, May 6 for the 47th annual Green Up Day. They collected 1.85 tons of trash—eclipsing last year’s total of 1.2 tons, according to Williston Conservation Planner Melinda Scott. [Read more…]

Williston Runs for Education set for May 20

Observer file photo by Al Frey The fifth annual Williston RUns for Education event will be held this Saturday, May 20. Organizers hope to raise $5,000 for activities at Williston Central and Allen Brook Schools.

Observer file photo by Al Frey
The fifth annual Williston RUns for Education event will be held this Saturday, May 20. Organizers hope to raise $5,000 for activities at Williston Central and Allen Brook Schools.

By Lauren Reed

Observer staff

As the Williston Runs for Education gets ready to run, the community is ready to celebrate a big milestone. [Read more…]

No ‘Concerts on the Green’ this year

Observer file photo Maple Tree Place’s outdoor music concerts on the green will not return this year because of upgrades being made to the area. More parking, a skating rink, splash pad and new paint are among the proposed changes.

Observer file photo
Maple Tree Place’s outdoor music concerts on the green will not return this year because of upgrades being made to the area. More parking, a skating rink, splash pad and new paint are among the proposed changes.

Maple Tree Place puts series on hiatus for ‘improvements’

By Stephanie Choate

Observer correspondent

Maple Tree Place’s popular summer music series on the green will not return this year as the plaza owners plan upgrades to the area. [Read more…]

Williston Runs for Education set for May 20

By Lauren Reed

 

As the Williston Runs for Education gets ready to run, the community is ready to celebrate a big milestone.

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Kids Take Over the Observer