Friday Aug 29
Local animal experts share their pet advice
Be responsible My advice for ALL animal or livestock owners is simple. BE RESPONSIBLE OWNERS.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Friends of CVU seeks input
The Friends of CVU is a group of parents from Charlotte, Hinesburg, St. George, Shelburne and Williston who volunteer together to strengthen the links between community, teachers and CVU high school students.
Minimal turnout for primaries
By Stephanie Choate Observer staff With few contested primary races, Williston voter turnout for the Aug. 26 primary elections was one of the lowest turnouts in recent years.
Local author releases new novel
Observer staff report Williston author Sarah Healy will celebrate the release of her new novel next week.
PHOTOS: Monsters for a day
Williston resident Storm Rushford holds a check from the Lake Monsters after signing a one-day contract with the team.
Understanding town dog control laws
Town Clerk Deb Beckett and Williston Animal Control Officer Marilla Whitcomb have teamed up to educate Willistonians about the town dog control ordinance.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Williston salt shed collapse injures multiple people
A state report says the incident was the result of the contractor not installing appropriate bracing on the structure.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Vermont Woman Cited for Selling Bogus Fair Passes
A Vermont woman has been cited into court for selling fake day passes to the Champlain Valley Fair.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Police:Men Spend Thousands with Stolen Credit Cards
Police in Chittenden County arrested two men who they say used stolen credit cards to buy thousands of dollars worth of merchandise at local businesses.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Williston police try to ID paint thief
Investigators are looking for a man who they say stole $1,500 worth of paint from the store, shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Business outlook neutral to mildly optimistic
For the second quarter in a row, a majority of Vermont business leaders expressed mild optimism about the state's business climate, according to the latest Business Conditions Survey of Vermont Business Roundtable members.
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House of Pizza opens in Williston
Since he was 11 years old, Spiros Tsimis has worked in the restaurant business. He began under the tutelage of his Greek father at the family's restaurant in Haverhill, Mass.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Common Core: Vermont schools brace for new tests, standards
Nine binders sit piled in a crate in the back of elementary school teacher Sarah Schoolcraft's car.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Friesian stallion Thys a dressage star in the making
Thys shows off the canter that helped him win at the Vermont Dressage Days show with trainer, Liz Austin.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Nine students from area high schools have spent the past eight weeks learning about advanced manufacturing at Husky in Milton, a plant that makes machines that mold plastic.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
PHOTOS: Williston Farmer's Market
Penny from Mediterranean Mix dishes up a serving of five-layer meat lasagna. The market is held on the lawn of New England Federal Credit Union every Wednesday from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Lisa Boutin from Boutin Family Farm in Williston, and her young helper, chat with a customer over the blueberries and jars of jams, jellies and pickles.
PHOTOS: Sustainable Garden Tour
Eighteen locals-from beginners to master gardeners- traveled earlier this month to five gardens around Williston for the Sustainable Gardens Tour, hosted by Sustainable Williston.
PHOTOS: Pint Night at Burlington Beer Company
Burlington Beer Company on Omega Drive in Williston - owned by Essex Junction native Joe Lemnah - hosted its first in a series of Community Pint Nights on Aug. 9. The event featured a potpourri of activities including a "spirit animal" art show, exercise demos, live music, localvore food, ping pong and craft beer tastings.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Vt. towns grapple with wedding-barn zoning
Driving up Oak Hill Road in Williston, the Isham Farm greets visitors with a sense of celebration.