BOSTON — The Alcohol Task Force convened by Treasurer Deborah Goldberg released the final report and recommendations from its review of the legal and regulatory framework governing the alcoholic beverage industry in Massachusetts. The Task Force consisted of an independent group of professionals appointed by the Treasurer, Speaker of the House, Senate President, and Governor. E. Macey Russell, partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, served as Chair. “I want to thank the Alcoho
ABCC’s Operation Safe Holidays program steps up enforcement efforts around the state BOSTON — This weekend Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) Investigators charged two Hyannis bars for overserving a visibly intoxicated individual. The incidents occurred on Friday, December 15th at The Duck Inn Pub, located at 447 Main Street and on Sunday, December 17th, at The Embargo, located at 453 Main Street. The bars will be summonsed before the ABCC to address
ABCC’s Operation Safe Holidays program steps up enforcement efforts around the state BOSTON — On Sunday, December 17th, Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) Investigators charged a Boston bar with overserving a visibly intoxicated individual. The Greatest Bar, located at 262 Friend Street, will be summonsed before the ABCC to address the charge. If found to have violated the state Liquor Control Act, the bar’s liquor license will be subject to suspensio
Holiday Program to Coincide with National Impaired Driving Crackdown BOSTON — This holiday season the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) will focus enforcement efforts at bars throughout the Commonwealth that have been most identified as the last bar to sell alcohol to a convicted drunk driver, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced today. “This effort supports safer roads throughout Massachusetts during the holiday season,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg.
Program provides seeded college savings accounts to low-income middle schoolers in 5 Massachusetts cities BOSTON — Treasurer Deb Goldberg today announced open enrollment for the SoarMA pilot program providing seeded college savings accounts to low-income middle schoolers in select Massachusetts Gateway Cities. Every account opened through the SoarMA program includes a $50 deposit and families can have their savings matched up to $400 in the first year. SoarMA is a two-year in