July 26, 2017

Students dig deep

    Observer photo by Tim Simard
Williston Central School students from Tad Dippel’s fifth and sixth grade science class take to the banks of the Allen Brook to plant a variety of trees and plants for environmental restoration. Dippel’s class spent Tuesday afternoon digging holes and planting trees with the help of town planning staff and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.  See story below.


  1. tcoletta says:

    almost 3 decades ago when williston started it’s development review process the public works section was pushing for a wider roadway typical for residential streets. The town adopted 30 ft widths vs 24ft. That’s 6/24 (30%) additional impervious area and runoff that needs to treated before flowing into ALLEN BROOK. The town and selectboard have indicated a lack of interest to reach out and help communties like mine that have had expired stormwater permits for more then a decade. Its always been a wait and see, well I see where this headed now.

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