Some locals voice opposition to proposed Silver Lake hut

For the most part, the meeting was peaceable enough, although there were moments when opposing viewpoints threatened to derail the affable pretense of the occasion.

Silver Lake hut hearing set for June 8

A public hearing on the construction of a hut near Silver Lake in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area is set for next Wednesday, June 8, at 6 p.m. in the downstairs function room of Café Provence in Brandon.

‘Vermont: In the Country’ exhibit on view in Brandon

The Brandon Artists Guild welcomes all Vermont lovers to enjoy “Vermont: In the Country,” the second in a series of three all-member shows celebrating our favorite state. Inspired by rolling farmland, striking mountain views and quiet lake scenes, this sh … (read more)

Otter Valley Union High School announces honor roll

BRANDON — Otter Valley Union High School has released its latest honor roll for the 2021-2022 school year. Students achieving the roll include: GRADE 12 Scholar’s Roll: Hayden Bernhardt, Marissa Connors, Anna Kerr, Maggie Loyzelle, JoAnna Ray and Kieran W … (read more)

Brandon Library’s $2M campaign opens

After two-plus years of planning for a capital campaign to renovate the Brandon Free Public Library (BFPL), the $2.2 million quest is well on its way.

Silent film series starts up again May 14

First up is Harold Lloyd in “For Heaven’s Sake” (1926), an uproarious romantic comedy which screens on Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m.

Poet to read new work in Brandon

On Friday, May 20, from 7-8:30 p.m., The Compass Music and Arts Center, Park Village in Brandon will present an evening with acclaimed poet Paul Christensen.

Food drive in Brandon on Apr. 30

St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church in Brandon is conducting a drive-thru collection for the Brandon Food Shelf on Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Warren Kimble: Artful assemblages

Warren Kimble, at age 87, remembered everywhere as “the contemporary folk artist,” selects a venue dear to his heart to stage what he calls his “last hurrah,” until he retires once again.

Meet Guinness: Brandon’s newest police trainee

The newest member of the Brandon Police Department is warm, furry, too cute for words — and in the earliest steps of training.

New art in Brandon celebrates ‘Life on Earth’

A new art happening is opening at the Compass Music and Arts Center in Brandon on April 22, at 5 p.m., featuring FROBERTAN, a collaboration between acclaimed artist Fran Bull and long time collaborator Robert Black.

Redistricting splits up Brandon-area district

The final maps of the redistricting bill, H.722, which redraws lines for Vermont legislative districts, will have an impact on Brandon and area towns.

Genevieve Clifteen Gero, 79, of Brandon

GENEVIEVE CLIFTEEN GERO BRANDON — Genevieve Clifteen Gero, age 79, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2022, at her home in Brandon. Genevieve was born in Hancock on July 28, 1942. She was the daughter of Clifton and Geneva (Whitter) Vorse. She grew up in Han … (read more)

Rutland Northeast hires Kristin Hubert as its next superintendent

The curriculum chief will replace the retiring Jeanné Collins on July 1.

Voters defeat Otter Valley school district budget, 522-462

The Otter Valley Unified Union School District budget was defeated, 522-462, by voters in the Brandon-area district on Tuesday.


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