February 27, 2017

Town Meeting to address budget, stormwater

Last week, the four candidates for Selectboard, as well as the town’s manager and finance director, appeared on CCTV, Channel 17, to discuss the upcoming budget vote, what municipal taxes go towards, and ongoing issues faced by Williston residents. As Town Manager Rick McGuire noted in the presentation, Williston has grown by 1,000 residents over the past 10 years, at the same time adding four additional miles of roadways to be maintained. With the increase in service demands, and the increased cost of delivering services, the town works to keep the quality and offering of services level while increasing taxes minimally, he said. [Read more…]

Superfund cleanup set for this summer


Observer contributed diagram by EPA
Plans to clean up contamination beneath Commerce Street are moving forward.

By Stephanie Choate

Observer correspondent

Plans to clean up a plume of contamination beneath Commerce Street in Williston are moving forward this year.

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Candidates sound off on Selectboard race

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

No seat will be uncontested in the Selectboard race on voting day this year — Tuesday, March 7. [Read more…]