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Grand Opening of Little Mexico
The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of Little Mexico in the Okemo Marketplace Plaza . Stop by 57 Pond St . in Ludlow , VT to try their delicious enchiladas , tacos , margaritas , and so much more ! In addition to Mexican food and drinks served bar side and in the dining room , the restaurant provides catering and hosts events .
‘ Murder By The Book ’ Mystery & Comedy in Wallingford
In Murder by the Book , the town of Two Spruce is about to lose their beloved library ! A team of volunteer actors come to its rescue by staging a murder mystery . But on opening night a real murder most foul threatens to thwart their fundraiser . Lucy the Librarian and a team of quirky volunteers scramble to solve the crime before the curtain rises and the library is lost forever . Mystery writer Louise Penny & playwright Laura Teasdale created the play as a benefit ; this fully staged production is directed by Saskia Hagen Groom and all proceeds will go to Gilbert Hart Library . Limited seating available at the Wallingford Town Hall Theatre , please reserve in advance . Three performances : March 8 at 7pm and March 9 at 2pm and 7pm . Email ghlib @ comcast . net or call 802-446-2685 with your name , contact info , and number of seats . Payment by check or cash at the door , suggested donation $ 15 . The Town Hall Theatre is on the second floor but accessible by a side door elevator . Parking on the street and at Wallingford Elementary School .
Heating Oil
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“ Quick , friendly , old-fashioned service ”
Miles Lumber Company , Inc . of Arlington , VT
Celebrating 96 Years of Service
Since 1927
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Greenwich-Easton Historical Assoc . Meeting
The Greenwich Easton Historical Association will hold its Annual Meeting on March 10 , 2024 at 2pm in the community room of the Greenwich Free Library located at 148 Main Street ( at the corner of Academy and Main Streets ) in Greenwich , NY . Doors will open to the public at 1:45pm . Beginning at 2pm there will be a brief business meeting followed by an engaging , informative , and entertaining program entitled “ First Nations , The History and Traditions of the Indigenous People of the Greenwich-Easton Area ”. This will be presented by Dr . Joseph Bruchac , Storyteller & Executive Director of the Ndakinna Education Center in Greenfield Center , NY .
Dr . Bruchac was raised in Greenfield Center by his maternal grandparents . He received his BA from Cornell University , Masters from Syracuse University and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Union Institute and is a citizen of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation . Named 2023-2025 Poet Laureate of Saratoga Springs , NY , Joe is a prolific poet and author with over 180 books published . He is the founder of the Greenfield Review Press which has published over 150 contemporary books and anthologies giving voice to the otherwise voiceless and marginalized .
There is no charge for this program . It is open to the public . Donations will be gladly accepted . This is truly a program not to miss .
Kimpton Taconic Hotel Among ‘ Best in VT ’
Kimpton Taconic Hotel has once again been recognized as a “ Best Hotel in the state of Vermont ” for 2024 by U . S . News & World Report .
Kimpton Taconic Hotel rated Gold and was # 6 on the list of the top 10 Best Hotels in Vermont , and the highest ranking hotel in Manchester . Other ranked Manchester hotels in the top 10 list include The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa (# 7 ), The Inn at Manchester (# 8 ), and The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant (# 10 .) U . S . News analyzed more than 35,000 hotels to find the best in the USA , Europe , Canada , Mexico , Bermuda and the Caribbean , based on reputation among travel experts , guest reviews and hotel class ratings .
“ We ’ re delighted with Kimpton Taconic ’ s 2024 Gold U . S . News & World Report Vermont ranking ,” says Nick Squire , general manager of Kimpton Taconic . “ This is a true testament to the amazing employees who work diligently every day to make this truly special hotel one of the very best in the state of Vermont and New England . It ’ s also a testament to our amazing guests whom we can ’ t thank enough . They love the Taconic just as much as we do . And we congratulate our friends and neighbors at The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa , the Inn at Manchester , and The Reluctant Panther . Together . We ’ re making Manchester one of the best and most sought-after destinations in the US .”
The South Lake Champlain Fund
Grant funding is now available to support projects through the South Lake Champlain Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation . The Fund supports projects focused on education and research concerning the cultural / ecological history of southern Lake Champlain . Projects must be located in the area of Lake Champlain that is south of Crown Point in both Vermont and New York , with a preference for projects directly on the lake or in close proximity . School-based projects are encouraged . The fund also supports projects that involve experts and others living in the region . Applications must be submitted by 5pm on March 26 . Visit vermontcf . org / slcf for more information or to apply .
10 Vermont News Guide February 26 , 2024