Alcohol Regulations Public Hearing Scheduled for Monday

The Board of Selectmen will hold the hearing as part of its weekly meeting.

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on a possible change to alcohol service regulations in Wellesley Monday.

Based on permissions granted both by last year’s , the general assembly of the state, and a , the Board of Selectmen may now grant up to six liquor licenses to restaurants in Wellesley which have 50 or more seats, according to the regulations. Previously, restaurants had to have 100 seats to qualify for a liquor license.

The board has yet to enact the decision, however, and will await public input.

The town voted “yes” 2,749 to 457 to a March ballot question, which asked if the town would accept this change.

Copies of the proposed changes, regulations and history of the alcohol regulations in Wellesley are available in the Selectmen's Office at .

The meeting will begin at 7:15 p.m. in Town Hall’s Juliani Room Monday. The town is also accepting feedback via e-mail at: sel@wellesleyma.gov.


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