Thursday, May 7, 2015

In the News: Big Y gets the license, 2 more arrested at the clothing bin

After listening to arguments for and against the request, the Town Council Wednesday granted a liquor license to the Big Y supermarket. 
The family-owned chain, which has a location on East Central Street, applied for the town’s only available malt and wine license to open one of its Table & Vine shops. 
Big Y’s application met with some opposition from residents, including the owners of a decades-old local business, who argued that the area did not need another beer and wine merchant.
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My notes from the meeting and discussion Wednesday can be found here

For a second time in two weeks, police say they thwarted a pair of thieves who were stealing clothing donations, finding one hiding in the locked donation bin. 
Kevin Santos, 22, of Brockton, and Valdir Barros, 27, of Central Falls, Rhode Island, were charged Monday with breaking into a depository and trespassing, as well as larceny over $250 after allegedly stealing from a Society of St. Vincent de Paul donation bin kept in a parking lot on Main Street. 
Two Brockton men targeted the same donation bin last week, police said, leaving with more than 50 trash bags of clothing.
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Last week's article can be found here

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