October 1, 2016

Northridge plans revealed

Colchester-based developer BlackRock Construction presented plans for a 59-unit, 44-acre subdivision adjacent to the South Ridge neighborhood to the Development Review Board on Tuesday night. [Read more…]

Artist says goodbye to Williston

Observer courtesy photo Chelsea Lindner in her new Cambridge store, Artists’ Mediums Art Shop, which opened this spring. The Williston store, which has been in the area nearly 20 years, closed last weekend.

Observer courtesy photo
Chelsea Lindner in her new Cambridge store, Artists’ Mediums Art Shop, which opened this spring. The Williston store, which has been in the area nearly 20 years, closed last weekend.

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

The shift away from brick-and-mortar stores has been rolling along with the advent of Amazon.com, despite Vermont’s “Buy Local” ethos. This month, it was the final nail in the coffin for the fine-arts supply store, Artists’ Mediums. [Read more…]

NETS move-in completes Pine Ridge conversion

Volunteers help with all the household items on "Move-in Day" at the new NETS facility at the sight of the former Pine Ridge School in Williston on Saturday the 17th.

Volunteers help with all the household items on “Move-in Day” at the new NETS facility at the sight of the former Pine Ridge School in Williston on Saturday the 17th.

By Jess Wisloski

Observer staff

Seven interns training in the Southern Baptist ministry moved into their new digs at the NETS Center for Church Planting & Revitalization on a recent Saturday and were bowled over by what they found on their new campus.

It wasn’t the breathtaking views from the former Pine Ridge School that stood out most, said Dave Appenzeller, when the interns and their families arrived the afternoon of Sept. 17. [Read more…]