Blog

0

CITY OF PEABODY CRACKING DOWN ON STRIPCLUB AND OTHER LICENSED ESTABLISHMENTS THROUGH AGGRESSIVE STING OPERATIONS

The City of Peabody has issued several three-day liquor license suspensions to the Cabaret Lounge Strip Club on Route 1 and other Peabody licensed establishments, such as Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Toscana’s Restaurant and Café for serving minors after a one day sting operation by an undercover police agent. The three day suspensions, which coincide with the 4th of July Continue Reading...
0

Restaurant Lobbyists Prevail On Revising Legislative Ban Against Doctors Being Wined & Dined

Nearly four years ago, Massachusetts passed a broad state law entitled the Act to Promote Cost Containment, Transparency and Efficiency in the Delivery of Quality Health Care—with the objective of curbing healthcare costs. The Act, pragmatically, resulted in a statewide ban against drug companies from giving items of value, including meals, to doctors. Meals were only permitted if provided during Continue Reading...
0

APPEALING DECISIONS TO THE MASSACHUSETTS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CONTROL COMMISSION

Liquor license holders in Massachusetts who have suffered disciplinary penalties by their local license board, such as the Boston Licensing Board or their local Board of Selectmen (i.e. a “Local Licensing Authority”), have the opportunity to appeal such decisions. Appeal may be warranted in cases where the license holder finds the penalty to be unfair. For example, if the penalty Continue Reading...
0

BOSTON LIQUOR LICENSE ATTORNEY

My name is John P. Connell and I have been practicing law for twenty years.  Before I became an attorney, I spent ten years in the Massachusetts restaurant business holding such positions as dishwasher, busboy, waiter and bartender.  From this experience, I gained a lifelong appreciation and understanding of the restaurant businesses. In addition to my civil litigation practice, my Continue Reading...
0

BOSTON CITY COUNCIL REQUESTS STATE LEGISLATURE FOR ADDITIONAL LIQUOR LICENSE TO BE ISSUED TO THE IRISH SOCIAL CLUB

Earlier this month, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley requested the Boston City Council to consider allowing Boston to acquire additional Liquor Licenses from State Legislature.  As discussed in our previous blog, Councilor Pressley challenged the current quota of issued Liquor Licenses, claiming it does little to promote cultural and economical growth for the City of Boston. Today, the Boston City Continue Reading...
Page 24 of 28Start...10...2223242526...End