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Not left at the altar, but certainly in the lurch

A venue’s closing leaves brides scrambling for other party sites

When Erin Golden received a phone call from the wedding planner at 43 Church in Salem, she thought it was to finalize the menu for her fall wedding in the restaurant’s function hall. No such luck.

“She said the restaurant had been sold” and was closing, Golden said. “I was shocked and said, ‘What do you mean? My wedding is in four months.’ ”

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