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WHEN APPLYING FOR A NEW LIQUOR LICENSE CAN YOUR COMPETITORS OBJECT?

The Law Offices of John P. Connell, P.C.:  The ABCC recently issued a decision that held that the City of Chicopee erred in refusing to grant a petition to transfer a license to a new proposed location that would have been operated by BJ’s Wholesalers. The license had been exercised for over 20 years by Winn Liquors, Inc., at a location Continue Reading...
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ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES: COMMON VIOLATIONS

Entertainment licenses are granted throughout Massachusetts by Mayors and Boards of Selectmen pursuant to Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 140, sections 183A or 181, and authorize a licensee to provide such entertainment as televisions and radio music, to musicians and concerts.  These entertainment licenses, however, may be modified, suspended or revoked for any violation of the licensing “standards” set forth in Continue Reading...