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Liquor license logic

Dear Editor,

This letter is to those who hold the final words on who gets a liquor license and who doesn’t in the town of Carbondale.

Ms. Cerise went before the Carbondale trustees last week with her attorney by her side in hopes of becoming a sole business owner of a tavern. She claimed she had no clue about any of the police calls that were made to her previous business establishment.



She claims she will do better this time and be onsite 24/7 to make sure all is well, no drugs are dealt on the premises, no one underage gets served, no one drinks too much and lots of good food is available to all who want it.

While Carbondale has a financial crisis looming, I hope the trustees do not decide to rely on taverns to carry them through the tough times, whether there is a “perfect” ownership in place or not. I wonder what the revenue WAS from the past tax year of the Lone Wolf?



One last comment: While I was walking down Carbondale’s Main Street one morning last summer, an older couple from out of town stopped me and asked, “Are there any restaurants around? It looks like only bars in this town.” I pointed down the street to the Smithy and off they went.

Tavern ownership is serious business.

Sincerely,

Susan Hawkins

Carbondale


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