Monday, March 25, 2013
The Salem Licensing Board is scheduled to discuss a new Mazda dealership on Highland Avenue at their meeting tonight.
The Salem Licensing Board will sit down with a representative of the new Mazda dealership on Highland Avenue at their meeting tonight. The meeting, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the third-floor meeting room of the City Hall Annex on Washington Street, will feature a discussion regarding the dealership's application to amend the existing Class 1 Auto Dealer license in the hopes of adding an additional building and square footage. If you haven't heard, a new North Shore Mazda dealership will open soon at the former Stutz Volvo dealership on Highland Avenue. A photograph of the site is attached to this post. Click Here to vite the board's posted agenda. Check back with Salem Patch Tuesday morning for a full story.
Monday, November 19, 2012
The individual has to be held responsible - as does the business.
Recent actions taken by the Salem Licensing Board have caught the attention of many local residents and prompted some lively discussions on Salem Patch. Those who frequent downtown businesses on weekend nights can attest the vibrancy that has become downtown Salem. By late afternoon, it is not unusual to see places filling up with those out for a burger and a beer at Major Magleashe's or some delicious pasta and a good red wine at Cafe Graziani. Salem, along with Beverly, has become a destination for the dining and drinking crowd. This is good for everybody, but like anything else, it brings some negative with the positive. Among the many are residents looking for a relaxing night out are more than a few who have done a little pregame …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Salem Licensing Board voted to suspend Murphy's liquor licenses for 10 days.
- Owen Boss
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Salem Licensing Board handed down a stiff punishment Thursday to the owner of Murphy's Restaurant and Pub after police told board members that the bar had been repeatedly serving underage patrons. The Derby Street bar was hit with a 10-day license suspension for serving alcohol to minors and over-serving customers, according to the Salem News. The three allegations of serving underage patrons all involved women under 21, including one who was charged with drunken driving; one who was transported to the hospital; and a third who may have been sexually assaulted after drinking at the establishment, according to the Salem News story. The suspension is scheduled to begin sometime after Thanksgiving. Do you think the serving of underage …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
St. Pierre leads reasoned deliberations in pursuit of correct solutions.
Anyone that reads message boards or newspaper comment threads is familiar with the "hang 'em high" mentality that comes with the territory. No matter the subject matter, hard-liners will insist that any and all infractions must be met with quick and severe discipline. Any other approach is seen as lily-livered or weak-kneed. Take the malefactor out back and tan his hide with a leather strap. The actions the Salem Licensing Board took against Bangkok Paradise last night will not come close to appeasing some of those homebound "knights of the keyboard" (thank you Ted Williams). That is because we do not govern by the QWERTY method. In a meeting that covered infractions from two separate incidents, Bangkok Paradise was issued both a written…