Lynn Goyette, left, and Eileen Blackwood have an early appointment today to get a civil union license.

Lynn Goyette, left, and Eileen Blackwood of Williston will be civilly united on July 1, the first day that the civil union law becomes official. The Vermont couple takes some time together Friday afternoon on their sail boat in Burlington. Same sex couples from both in and out of state will be picking up mariage licenses at various town clerk offices around Vermont on Saturday and sharing their vows in front of clergy or justices of the peace.
Karen Pike Riesner/ Burlington (VT) Free Press
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