It’s unclear why the South Station Restaurant in Rutland is closed but there is evidence that the eatery owed tax money to the city and the state.
The popular restaurant and location of numerous civic and political functions closed suddenly on Monday.
A note taped to the front door advised members of the Rutland Rotary Club that their lunchtime meeting Monday had been moved.
Another note taped to the inner door advised that the restaurant would be closed Monday due to technical difficulties but added optimistically “See you soon.”
But owner William Gillam Jr., said Monday he had little to no hope of reopening the restaurant located in the Trolley Barn at 170 South Main St.
For the complete story, see Tuesday's Rutland Herald.
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