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The Observer and Citizen earn journalism awards


Feb. 24, 2011

The Williston Observer and The Charlotte Citizen earned five awards at the Vermont Press Association’s annual banquet in Montpelier on Feb. 17.

VPA Executive Director Mike Donoghue said the annual competition for the top Vermont journalism awards is open to the state’s 10 daily newspapers and four-dozen non-daily newspapers that circulate in Vermont.

The list of awards:

The Best of Vermont – General Excellence (non-daily): Second place, Williston Observer.

Feature photo, (non-daily): First place, Greg Duggan, Williston Observer.

Best headline writing (non-daily): Second place, Greg Duggan, Williston Observer.

Best sports writing (non-daily): Second place, Mal Boright, Williston Observer.

Feature writing (non-daily): Third place, Stephanie Choate, Charlotte Citizen.

The papers are owned by Williston Publishing and Promotions, LLC.


  1. Louis M. Izzo says:

    I take frequent walks in my neighborhood and surrounding sidewalks/roads on Industrial Avenue and Rt 2-A and occasionally see what appears to be a dog-poop bag, nicely tied, but simply left there in the road or on the sidewalk. I would like to remind dog-walkers that this is not appropriate. Please carry it off.

    Thank you for meeting your legal responsibilities.

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