March 25, 2019

Around Town

CVU hosts regional college fair

Champlain Valley Union High School’s 18th Annual Spring College Fair is set for Monday, April 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

College representatives from across New England, the mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Canada will be on hand to speak with both students and parents.

This is an opportunity for this year’s high school juniors to talk with the same people who may read their college applications in the fall. It’s also a chance for freshmen and sophomores to gather information to help them set preliminary college goals.

The fair is free and open to students and parents from around the region.

Representatives from schools that offer four-year and two-year degrees as well as one-year certificate programs will be in attendance. For more information, call Garrath Higgins at (802) 482-7137 or email

Publicly funded preschool registration open

The Champlain Valley School District is enrolling for the 2018-2019 year for preschoolers between the ages of 3 and 5 who reside in Williston, Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne and St. George.

This publicly funded program covers 10 hours a week of learning based on Vermont’s early learning standards for 35 weeks.

Children must be at least 3 years old on or before Sept. 1 to qualify for preschool funding. Children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible for kindergarten and not eligible for preschool funding.

There are several public and private programs that qualify as publicly funded preschools. A list of eligible centers can be found at

Go to to find a registration packet for students in the Champlain Valley School District. Students enrolling in a program outside of a public school building must be enrolled with the district to receive public funding as well as with their private preschool.

More information is available by contacting Wendy Clark at or 985-1903 or Sherry Carlson at

Rotary seeks scholarship applicants

The Williston-Richmond Rotary Club is accepting applications for three $1,500 scholarships to support college or trade school studies.

Applicants must reside in Williston, Richmond or St. George and be accepted or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program, apprenticeship, trade school, college or university.

Applications are available at the Rotary Club’s website —

The deadline to apply is April. 27. Scholarship recipients will be notified in June.

(From left) Mark Brodowski, Maddie Morris, 99 Manager Tasha Vranorsey, Jackson DuBois and Lauren Morris.

(From left) Mark Brodowski, Maddie Morris, 99 Manager Tasha Vranorsey, Jackson DuBois and Lauren Morris.

Thanks to the 99

Williston Little League players presented an appreciation plaque to the 99 Restaurant for its years of sponsorship Monday. The 99 Restaurant supports the ballplayers and the league’s annual Hit-A-Thon event.

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