May 27, 2018

BEVS breaks ground

Observer courtesy photo by Riley Jensen

Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists (BEVS) broke ground last week on its new location on Marshall Avenue. The animal hospital will triple in size from its current 5,000-square-foot location on Commerce Street  to a customized 17,000-square-foot facility. [Read more…]

Williston runs for education



Shannon Bovier is happy with her finish during the Williston Runs event on Saturday morning

Tim Richmond crosses the line first during the Williston Runs event on Saturday morning

Stephanie Glock sprints to the finish during the Williston Runs event on Saturday morning

Observer photos by Al Frey

Saturday marked the sixth annual Williston Runs for Education 5K and Kids Fun Run at Williston Community Park. The run was created in 2012 by Williston Families as Partners (FAP) — a group of parents, teachers and community members ‘who share a single goal of making every child’s potential a reality,’ according to the event’s website (

The run helps raise money to support Williston schools.

The Vermont Lake Monsters mascot, Champ, made an appearance Saturday and helped local kids prepare for the fun run, which took place behind Williston Central School.

Scouts honor

Observer courtesy photo
Jared Kartschoke of Williston Boy Scout Troop 692 helped distribute flags last Wednesday along with his troop mates at Williston cemeteries to honor veterans ahead of Memorial Day.

Four-way stop planned for N. Williston Rd.

Observer photo by Jason Starr
Currently a two-way stop, the intersection of Mountain View Road and North Williston Road has been approved for a four-way stop.

Board approves host of measures to slow traffic

By Jason Starr

Observer staff

A variety of speeding deterrents will be installed in the coming months on North Williston Road, the most dramatic of which is a stop sign at the road’s intersection with Mountain View Road. [Read more…]