Monday, February 4, 2013
The License Commission could close the bar permanently if problems continue, officials say.
The Waltham License Commission has suspended alcohol and food service at Guanachapi’s Bar & Grill on River Street after repeated liquor violations, according to Commissioner Robert Hardiman. The commission, at its Jan. 22 meeting, ordered the bar closed for two weeks for “repeat over-pouring,” Hardiman told Waltham Patch. The suspension lasts until Feb. 13, Hardiman said. The bar can reopen on Feb. 14. Specifically, the suspension stems from two indicents in September and December 2012, in which drivers allegedly drove drunk after leaving Guanachapi's. Both drivers were later involved in accidents in Waltham. The bar’s owner, whom Hardiman could not recall, said he would not appeal the decision to the Massachusetts Alcohol Beverage …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
See what is happening today in Waltham.
Today's weather forecast -- 39 degrees and sunny. Attention Waltham High School students: Mid-year exams are coming. Stadium Sports Bar & Grill will hold an open mic at 8 p.m. Waltham Police Chief Thomas LaCroix has received more freedom with his supervised release as he awaits the start of his trial on domestic violence charges. Still need your Christmas tree picked up?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Find out which bar in Waltham recently closed.
Sadie's Saloon & Eatery located off of Moody Street closed on Friday, Oct. 19, according to a local restaurant blog. Hidden Boston, which tracks Boston-area restaurant news, reported the longtime eatery closed on Friday. The bar's Facebook page confirmed the closing in an Oct. 19 posting. No details were given on the reason for the closing. However, reviews on Yelp were largely positive.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Take our poll!
The city's License Commission has proposed issuing more liquor licenses as a way to boost development in Waltham. While details on the proposal are still preliminary, a public hearing on the issue will be held on May 14. Tell us whether your support the proposal by taking our poll below. Don't forget to leave your comments in the box below.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
License commissions has proposed to issue more liquor licenses.
A public hearing to gather citizen input on the proposal to issue more liquor licenses will be held May 14, the City Council announced last night. City Council Robert Waddick during last night's Council meeting that hearing would be held at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Another hearing will be held at a later date. The proposal, if approved, would allow additional liquor licenses to be issued to specific locations the city is looking to develop.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Public hearing date on matter to be announced on Monday.
Waltham officials are considering whether to issue more liquor licenses. The License Commission has proposed issuing several new liquor licenses, according to City Council Vice President Kenneth Doucette, who chaired a City Council/License Commission meeting on the issue on Monday, April 2. A date for a public hearing on the issue will be announced on Monday, April 9. Terms/Intent of the proposal: