Ledes from the Land of Enchantment

🌱 New Office To Assist Veterans + City Pools Open

Good morning Albuquerque! Like many of you, the Patch team is taking some time off to celebrate Memorial Day, so you won’t see a newsletter in your inbox on Monday morning. We will be back on Tuesday with your next update, but in the meantime, here’s what’s happening around town this holiday weekend.

First, today’s weather:

Warm; windy in the afternoon. High: 92 Low: 59.

Here are the top three stories in Albuquerque today:

  1. The City of Albuquerque announced its first field office meant to assist veterans. The Veteran and Military Affairs field office will be located near Gibson and Louisiana at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park. The office was previously located inside City Hall. The new location will hopefully be more accessible for those that need it. (KRQE News 13)
  2. It’s time to grab your swimsuit because the majority of Albuquerque’s pools will open today. Some of the city’s pools will remain closed due to ongoing staffing issues. Click for a full list of open pools within the city. (KRQE News 13)
  3. Greater ABQ Chamber of Commerce has appointed two new board leaders during its Thursday meeting. Peter Lorenz will serve as chairman of the Board of Directors while Bruce Stidworthy will serve as chair-elect. Click to read the full backgrounds for both Stidworthy and Lorenz. ()

Today in Albuquerque:

  • Meditation For Beginners At 142 Monroe St NE (10:00 AM)

From my notebook:

  • ABQ BioPark wishes Mac the fossa a happy 21st birthday! Click to see Mac’s new ID photo. (instagram)
  • The Albuquerque Police Department announces that STEM Day with APD is full. Click to learn more about the free summer camp and future events. (Facebook)
  • Albuquerque Fire Rescue is working on hot spots in the containment area with various fire departments. Please adhere to closures. (Facebook)

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β€” Helen Eckhart

About me: Helen Eckhard is a marketing assistant at Lightning Media Partners. She is a self-professed logophile who is currently pursuing her master’s degree in library science. Outside of work, you can find Helen constructing crossword puzzles, knitting, or devising increasingly crafty ways to kill off characters in her mystery novels.

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