April 27, 2017

Property Transfers

137 North Brownell Road

Joyce Combs sold a single-family home to Christopher Pettit for $216,000 on Jan. 20.

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Upcoming blood donation opportunities

Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients. [Read more…]

Auction, wine raffle and dinner to benefit Saxon Hill School

downloadSaxon Hill School will host an artisan auction, wine raffle and dinner on Saturday, April 8 at the Catamount Golf and Country Club at 1400 Mountain View Road in Williston from 5:30–9:30 p.m. [Read more…]

Brick Church Music Series presents

Observer courtesy photo Jamie Lee Thurston will perform at the Brick Church Music Series on April 14.

Observer courtesy photo
Jamie Lee Thurston will perform at the Brick Church Music Series on April 14.

Jamie Lee Thurston

Williston’s Brick Church Music Series will rock the village roots April 14 with country singer-songwriter Jamie Lee Thurston. A Vermont native and local favorite for many years, today Jamie Lee hails from Nashville, Tenn., and is enjoying a meteoric rise on the country music scene. [Read more…]

A strong finish to ski season

Observer photo courtesy Byron Batres (www.instagram/byron_batres) Riders enjoy a fine late March sunset from near the top of Bolton Valley. Spring snows have kept base depths at higher elevations healthy for a strong finish to the ski season. Bolton Valley’s final day of operation for 2016-2017 is Sunday.

Observer photo courtesy Byron Batres (www.instagram/byron_batres)
Riders enjoy a fine late March sunset from near the top of Bolton Valley. Spring snows have kept base depths at higher elevations healthy for a strong finish to the ski season. Bolton Valley’s final day of operation for 2016-2017 is Sunday.

Locals earn black belts at KOJO

Observer contributed photo KOJO Academy of Taekwondo recently awarded black belts to Willistonians (left to right) Francis Vigoreaux, Ryan Underhill, Katherine Mathon, Margaret Mathon, Molly Duncan and Ethan Duncan.

Observer contributed photo
KOJO Academy of Taekwondo recently awarded black belts to Willistonians (left to right) Francis Vigoreaux, Ryan Underhill, Katherine Mathon, Margaret Mathon, Molly Duncan and Ethan Duncan.

KOJO Academy of Taekwondo, located on Commerce Street in Williston, under the direction of owner Stephen Barrett, recently promoted several local students to black belt. [Read more…]

Mikell off to torrid start at Castleton

Observer contributed photo Davis Mikell, of Williston, is garnering a lot of honors for both his pitching and batsmanship as a freshman at Castleton University.

Observer contributed photo
Davis Mikell, of Williston, is garnering a lot of honors for both his pitching and batsmanship as a freshman at Castleton University.

Castleton University freshman Davis Mikell of Williston was recently named the North Atlantic Conference pitcher of the week and rookie of the week for his stellar play at the plate and on the mound for the Castleton baseball team. [Read more…]

CVU winter athletes honored

After a successful winter sports season, Champlain Valley Union’s athletes received the following statewide honors.

GIRLS BASKETBALL [Read more…]

Recreation and Parks

July Fourth celebration planning

The first step in planning is to have a theme and parade marshal, and we want to hear from you, the community, for your ideas and suggestions. All submissions will be presented to the recreation committee at their May meeting to pick this year’s theme and parade marshal. All submissions must be received before Friday, May 5, at noon and sent to recreation@willistonvt.org.

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Spectacular spring sunrise tie dyes the skies

Observer photo by Al Frey Williston was bathed in beauty beneath a colorful sunrise the morning of March 17. For more photos, visit the Web Extras section at willistonobserver.com

Observer photo by Al Frey
Williston was bathed in beauty beneath a colorful sunrise the morning of March 17. For more photos, visit the Web Extras section at willistonobserver.com