ABCC kicks off Operation Safe Holidays to coincide with national impaired driving crackdown.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Editor's note: The following was submitted by the ABCC. State Treasurer Steven Grossman and the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC), in conjunction with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) national Impaired Driving Crackdown, will focus enforcement efforts at bars throughout the Commonwealth during the 2012 holiday season. The operation started the night before Thanksgiving and will continue through New Year’s Eve. “This type of enforcement effort can save lives and prevent tragedies before they happen,” said Grossman. “Operation Safe Holidays takes immediate and effective steps that result in the direct prevention of drunk driving and serving of intoxicated individuals during the …
Board of selectmen accept liquor hearing request for Waxy O'Connors Pub.
Foxborough selectmen voted 3-0, in Tuesday's March 8 meeting, to accept a request for a liquor hearing for Waxy O'Connors Pub. This request comes after voters approve a $200 fine for public drunkenness at Monday's special town meeting. Police Chief Edward O'Leary submitted the liquor hearing request to the board after three alcohol infused incidents related to Waxy O'Connors Pub have occurred. Since late December, three separate incidents involving individuals impaired by alcoholic beverages, point back to continued service at Waxy's. Two of the incidents occurred in late December. In one incident, officers placed one intoxicated male into protective custody who is alleged to have been drinking at Waxy's. On December 24, a female Norwood …