The views from the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood in Brandon are spectacular. Just up the hill from downtown, the summit looks out over the Champlain Valley to the west and the Green Mountains to the east.
Proctor teacher and Selectboard member Benjamin J. Curtis, 46, died unexpectedly after the car he was driving went off the road in Proctor last Friday afternoon, February 17.
While the race for Brandon Selectboard heats up with the greatest number of contenders in years, the ballot for RNESU board seats remains wide open. Seven seats on the Otter Valley and Barstow boards had yet to receive any candidate interest by the January 29 submission cutoff.
At a well-attended public forum organized by the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce at Brandon Town Hall on Thursday, February 15, six of the seven candidates for Brandon Selectboard introduced themselves (or re-introduced, in some cases) to the public and answered questions from the audience.
And the answer is: Three. Question: What is the number of Brandon residents who have appeared on the television quiz show Jeopardy?
Despite some very vocal opposition to several “green” initiatives recently, the Brandon Energy Committee (BEC) remains determined to propel Brandon into a greener future.
Rick Renfrew and his son, Evan, are shaking things up at Brandon’s only smoke shop. Green Mountain Smoke Shop is located on Route 7, at the intersection with Country Club Road, in the same shopping plaza as Black Cat Tattoo.
In a brief special meeting on Monday evening, the Brandon Selectboard approved the ballot for Town Meeting in March.
The Pittsford Selectboard convened on Wednesday, January 24 for its bi-monthly meeting.
Louis Gaudreau has climbed the 48 tallest peaks in New Hampshire. Not bad for a 67-year-old. But his physical regiment has a purpose beyond the thrill of adventure: he’s keeping himself in shape in order to remain eligible to receive a donated kidney.