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  1. Bonnie ChristensenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seven Days

    Bonnie Christensen, a Burlington author and illustrator whose award-winning children's books illuminated the lives of such cultural icons as Elvis Presley, Andy Warhol, and Woody Guthrie for young readers, died on January 12 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston. She was 63. Of her more than 20 titles, the most acclaimed was Woodie Guthrie: Poet of the People , whose images Booklist described as "sinewy and emotionally compelling."

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  2. Competing against some of the country's best ice carversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... and he's got the treads already carved into it, so very intricate and very cool looking," said Suzie Earnest, of Williston. The judges base their decision on creativity, number of different pieces of ice, and how realistic the sculpture looks. "It's ...

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  3. Guster's Ryan Miller is looking for IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Boston.com

    ... album, "Evermotion." We caught up with singer and guitarist Ryan Miller, 42, a native of Dallas who lives now in Williston, Vt., with his wife, Angela, and their two children, to talk about all things travel. Roatan, Honduras. My wife and I were ...

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  4. Just the facts: VIP Investigations & Security ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    ... detectives generally work on criminal cases such as murder or missing children. Clow recently opened an office in Williston. Located on Williston Road in the former ADP Security building and accessible to Burlington and the Interstate, it's the ... 1 comment

  5. HUB HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    Allstate Insurance Company recently announced that The Coburn Agency of Williston will be taken over by Michael Coburn. Michael Coburn, son of original agency owner John Coburn, has been working in the agency for more than eight years.

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  6. Dorothy Peden HoweRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Burlington - Burlington, Vermont - Dorothy Lois Wellwood Peden Howe, 86, of Whitney Hill Homestead in Williston, VT died on January 16, 2015 surrounded by her family following a long illness. She was born on August 13, 1928 in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of Joseph Russell and Susan Leora Wellwood.

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  7. EPA to complete town Superfund site study soonRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    By Stephanie Choate Observer staff After five years of study, the Environmental Protection Agency hopes to release its report and action plan for a Superfund site in Williston this spring. A plume containing high levels of compounds used to clean metals, including trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene, has contaminated groundwater beneath Commerce Street and South Brownell Road.

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  8. Local author publishes second children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    ... in the works-a series of alphabet, counting and color books featuring illustrations of English bulldogs from Williston-based Vermont English Bulldog Rescue. All proceeds from the books will benefit the organization. The book is available for $9.95 ...

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  9. Seasoned candidates, newcomers throw hats in ring for town electionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    By Matt Sutkoski Observer correspondent By Monday's filing deadline, it will be clear who is running for which positions on the Williston Selectboard and School Board. But there is already some confirmation, since incumbents on some of Williston's boards and commissions have announced their intentions for Town Meeting Day 2015.

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  10. ObituaryRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Williston Observer

    DOROTHY LOIS PEDEN HOWE Dorothy, "Dot," "Dottie," Lois Peden Howe, 86, of Whitney Hill Homestead in Williston, died on Jan. 16, 2015, surrounded by her family following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 13, 1928, in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of Joseph Russell and Susan Leona Wellwood.

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  11. Vermont economy boosted by fuel prices, but revenues lagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Kavet of Williamstown-based Kavet Rockler & Associates said in a written report. But due to what Jeffrey Carr of Williston-based Economic & Policy Resources Inc. called "under-performance and structural change" in the state's personal income tax, as ...

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  12. "Selma" Provides History Lesson For Students on MLK Jr. DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WVNY

    ... all." Nearly 1,000 South Burlington Middle and High Schoolers spent their MLK Day at Majestic 10 movie theater in Williston watching "Selma." The film depicts Martin Luther King's campaign for equal voting rights and the subsequent epic march from ...

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  13. Help wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... learn. Prior forklift experience a plus. Class B CDL driver for shuttle trips between our distribution center in Williston and their plant at 79 Industrial Parkway in Burlington. Will be required to do general warehouse work, freezer, forklift, as ...

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  14. Large Donation Paves the Way for LearningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WVNY

    WILLISTON, Vt- The Stern Center in Williston received a $2 million gift on Thursday. This is the largest donation the center has ever gotten.

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  15. Get a Full Grocery Cart Without an Empty WalletRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WVNY

    ... heating bills go up the grocery shopping budget goes down. But there are still ways to save at the supermarket. WILLISTON, Vt.- As the heating bills go up the grocery shopping budget goes down. But there are still ways to save at the supermarket. ...

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  16. Police NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Williston Observer

    ... 116 in St. George. An unoccupied home was forcibly entered overnight. The break-in was discovered on Dec. 31 by a Williston resident. All of the copper piping was removed from the home, which is being remodeled, along with several power tools that ...

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  17. Have you ever considered running for office?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Williston Observer

    ... to determine where tax dollars should be spent, exercising the right to cast a ballot is taking place worldwide. Williston is no different. On March 3, 2015 Williston voters will go to the polls and cast their ballots to determine who will best lead ...

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  18. Library NotesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Williston Observer

    ... materials. Grades 3-5. Pre-register. Presented by Peter Hibbeler and Jake Kahn. littleBits kits donated by Williston-Richmond Rotary Club. Science Story Time Tuesday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m. Explore the hidden world beneath the snow to see how many ...

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  19. Saluting Women in Business: Helping people back to healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Williston Observer

    ... she said. "It was certainly a big step since I knew nothing about running a business." Initially, Adams worked in Williston but in September of 2013 she helped open a new PT360 facility in Shelburne, where she is currently based. "It's been a new ...

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  20. ATC-3210 Works as Taxi Crane at Port Rensselaer, N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... rather than anything taxi related," said Flach President John Flach. Flach purchased the crane from Wood's CRW of Williston, Vt., and is impressed with the ATC-3210's capabilities. "The ATC-3210 is lightweight for its capacity, as well as meeting ...

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