Images of 2008: The year in photos1/8/09

    File photo by Tim Simard
Williston Selectboard member Chris Roy (he had yet to be elected at the time of the photo) watches Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain speak to a crowd at Burlington International Airport in February. Roy was McCain’s campaign manager in Vermont.

    File photo by Greg Duggan
Tyler Brooks (center) leaps over a jump rope swung by Nathan Gibbs (left) and Brayden Bartlett at the Jump Rope for Heart event at Allen Brook School in March. About 380 students from Allen Brook and Williston Central schools participated, raising more than $18,500 — the most of any school district in Vermont — for the American Heart Association.

    File photo by Stephen Mease
Chris Castano as the Cat in the Hat progresses the story and serves as emcee for Williston Central School’s spring production of ‘Seussical the Musical.’

    File photo by Karen Pike
Jasmyn Druge, 11, Rachel Nigh, 12, and Laura Jennings, 12, help raise money for their Odyssey of the Mind team at a car wash in May. The team traveled to Maryland for the International Odyssey of The Mind Competition, going up against about 20 teams from around the world.

    File photo by Greg Elias
Matt LaRock, a Vermont Technical College student who interned with the Williston Fire Department, poses at the bottom of the station’s fire pole.

    File photo by Stephen Mease
July Fourth parade participants spray their audience with silly string as they make their way down Route 2 during the Independence Day celebrations.

    File photo by Sierra Flynn
Ginger Morton, the wife of Williston Fire Chief Ken Morton, directs traffic away from the village on June 10, not long after a storm slammed the town with hail, wind and rain. Due to felled trees, she told drivers the road was open ‘only to school buses.’