Brandon will get you in the holiday spirit with music, shows and sales

You can start your holiday season off this weekend with a meaningful and enduring tradition of remembrance in Brandon — the Brandon Memory Tree.

A Brandon musician finds her own shooting star

It’s been almost a year since local singer-song writer Breanna Elaine, 25, quit her day job and dedicated herself to becoming a full-time professional musician.

Brandon Artists Guild opens Holiday Show exhibit and shop

The downtown Brandon gallery is hung with care to share the joy of the holidays.

Swing Noire to play at Brandon Music next Saturday

Swing Noire will perform their inimitable style of gypsy jazz at Brandon Music for the final show of the season on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Zen and the art of monster pumpkins

Ethan Nelson has been growing huge pumpkins around these parts since he saw Dan Boyce’s Vermont-record, one-ton pumpkin in 2018. It’s become more than a pastime for the Brandon resident.

RNESU learning COVID lessons

BRANDON — During the COVID-19 pandemic, youngsters have seen the brightness of their childhoods darkened by the specter of disease, uncertainty and the real-time fissuring of a society in which many have been taught to trust implicitly. New Rutland Northe … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Advancing candidates offered words of advice

To all primary candidates: We wish to thank you all, Democrat and Republican, for your contribution to our elections and our democratic process. Throughout the campaigns most candidates made strong efforts to reach out to the constituents via television, … (read more)

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.