Town Crier

WILMINGTON — Wilming­ton residents may soon have the opportunity to listen to a live mariachi band right here in town.

At a meeting on Nov. 27, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to ap­prove a request by Pancho’s Cantina to host mariachi performers on its slower business days, contingent upon approval by the building inspector.

Restaurant owner and liquor license manager Fon­zi Chavez explained that there are a few potential groups, and that any chosen would walk around the restaurant and play their instruments and sing. The acts would range from one performer to a group of three to four.

“It’s something unique, something different, and I do support it,” said Select­man Michael McCoy.

“I think it’s great, I can’t remember the last time we had a mariachi band in town,” added Selectman Greg Bendel.

Town Manager Jeffrey Hull noted that there is a requirement that, if the capacity exceeds 125, including staff, a licensed crowd control manager would need to be present during the time of the performance. The restaurant capacity is 150, with seating for 125.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.