Neshobe Elementary forced online by COVID

Superintendent Jeanne Collins cited two main factors that prompted the action: a cluster of positive cases that affected a number of grade levels and sent at least six classes into quarantine, and a shortage of staff.

Brandon Rescue is calling 911

After decades of taking care of Brandon-area residents when emergency attention was needed, the Brandon Area Rescue Squad is now appealing to the community for an emergency of its own.

Bloodroot Gap plays Brandon on Saturday

Performing their special combination of bluegrass, jazz, Celtic and traditional American string music, steeped in the hills of Vermont this concert promises to provide an incredible night of entertainment from some of Vermont’s finest musicians.

Local towns taking a pass on mask mandates

The communities of Vergennes, Bristol and Brandon have decided not to take advantage of a new law giving communities the option of imposing COVID-related face mask mandates for public places, while Middlebury officials are slated to consider the matter at … (read more)

Brandon is abuzz with holiday activities

It all starts this weekend with the traditional start of the season — the lighting of the Memory Tree in Conant Square in front of the Brandon Town Hall.

Snake Mountain Bluegrass play Brandon Music

The group is known for their vocal, instrumental and original songwriting talents, plus a great sense of humor and onstage banter. 

Michele Fay Band releases new album

After seven long years, the Michele Fay Band is finally releasing its newest cd:  “Zucchini Days.” 

Buster Keaton comedy concludes silent film series

He never smiled on camera, earning him the nickname of “the Great Stone Face.” But Buster Keaton’s comedies rocked Hollywood’s silent era with laughter throughout the 1920s.

Steven Kirby Quintet performs in Brandon

On Saturday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m., Brandon Music is delighted to welcome the return of the Steven Kirby Quintet for a special performance of contemporary and mainstream jazz.

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ screens in Brandon

The classic silent film will screen as a special Halloween program with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Saturday at the Brandon Town Hall and Community Center.

Vergennes, Brandon win development grants

Gov. Phil Scott last week announced funding to support 28 rehabilitation and revitalization projects in 22 of Vermont’s designated downtown and village centers, including projects in Vergennes and Brandon.

Rev. Bill stepping down from Brandon church

Brandon’s Congregational Church will host a thank-you and farewell gathering for Rev. William L. Bartholomew this Sunday, Oct. 10, after the church service during coffee hour.

Fall Guide: Take a walk on the new interconnecting trails in Brandon

Developing the Brandon Greenways has been a journey involving dozens of committee members and years of dedicated effort.

The Twangtown Paramours bring new tracks to Brandon

Catch this acoustic husband and wife duo when they play a show on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Brandon Music.

Peter Karpak Jr., 71, longtime Ripton resident

Even from a young age, Peter had an engineering mindset and had a love for ham radio, receiving his ham radio license at the age of 12 (one of the youngest to do so). Peter also had a creative side, expressed through his passion for music, and was a talen … (read more)

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