Brandon Auction team thinks outside the tent

BRANDON — Due to COVID-19 issues, the 32nd Annual Great Brandon Auction will be taking place in a very non-traditional way this year. Organizers have had to “Think Outside The Tent” and decided to move into a downtown storefront. Because pandemic restrictions rule out an auction under the tent at Estabrook Park, a donation from Heather and John Bierschenk has allowed auction organizers to stage it in the former Brown’s Gift Shop location at 6 Park Street. For two weeks, Aug. 1-Aug.15, the site will be open … (read more)

Vergennes Lions move to virtual auction

VERGENNES — The annual Vergennes Lions Charity Auction, normally held in July, has been cancelled for this year. Chair Jim McClay said club members did not feel right going to businesses, many of whom are struggling to survive due to the COVID-19 pandemic … (read more)

Rotary auction includes business lifeline

MIDDLEBURY — For the past 11 years, Middlebury-area businesses have generously donated items to the Middlebury Rotary Club’s annual online auction, the proceeds from which aid numerous nonprofit causes ranging from literacy to health care. But this year, … (read more)

Note of appreciation: Thanks to all who supported the Brandon holiday auction

The Nov. 24 Brandon Free Public Library holiday auction, sponsored by The Friends of the Library, was once again a successful afternoon. We are so grateful for the many ways people find to support the library. Our community businesses, organizations, and … (read more)

Annual Brandon library auction approaches

BRANDON — With diverse auction items arriving from town artisans, local businesses and talented neighbors, the Brandon Library is gearing up for what they say should be a banner year for its 28th annual auction. The auction is set a bit earlier this year, … (read more)

Brandon auction will have fun items galore

BRANDON — For the 31st year running, Brandon will have its annual Great Brandon Auction on Tuesday, July 16, at 4 p.m., at Estabrook Park. Billed as the auction to be at, the event supports local businesses and the Brandon Chamber of Commerce community pr … (read more)