Monday, June 25, 2012
Panera Bread is planning a second location in Waltham.
Waltham City Councilors, on Monday, June 25, will take up Panera Bread's psoposal for a new store and accompanying drive-thru at its proposed second Waltham location, according to the council agenda. The hearing begins at 8 p.m. at Waltham City Hall. The company, which already has a location on Lexington Street, is looking to expand into the former Main Street Ford site in which Chipotle and others businesses plan to locate. Specifically, the company get approval for two special permits, one to operate a fast food restaurant and the other to operate a drive thru.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Chipotle plans to cooperate with investigation.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, which is planning a location in Waltham, is under investigation for illegal hiring practices. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said the U.S. Attorney's Office was investigating it for "conducting an investigation into possible criminal securities law violations relating to our employee work authorization verification compliance and related disclosures and statements," according to a Reuters report posted on the Huffington Post. In 2010 and 2011, the company fired hundreds of workers after federal immigration authorities determined it hired illegal immigrants in Washington D.C., Virginia and Minnesota. The news comes as the Waltham City Council prepares for a Tuesday, May 29 …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Chipotle is planning a new location in Waltham.
A public hearing to discuss the proposal to bring a Chipotle Mexican Grill to Waltham will be held on Tuesday, May 29. The hearing on the company's request for a special permit to operat e a fast food restaurant will start at around 8 p.m. at City Hall. While few details are known about the proposal, the council's agenda reveals the company is trying to locate a new store at 1006 and 1022 Main Street (it would be one store), the site of the former Main Street Ford. Editor's Note: This story has been reposted because a prior version incorrectly reported the date of the hearing and the type of request Chipotle was making.