“We have to put an ad in the paper and let other people know about it,” board member Nancy Delaney told them.
But that can’t happen until Mastrangelo returns the license, member Fred Murtagh said.
“We have to make sure it’s a fair and level playing field,” Dakos said.
Clukey and Chalifour are currently wrapping up a season managing food service at Marblehead’s Dolphin Yacht Club. Both have experience in restaurants, including 17 years at Leslie’s Retreat in Salem. To operate successfully in Peabody Square, Chalifour said after the meeting, “We need the liquor license.”
Despite the wait, Clukey expressed relief that the license will be available. “Now we can move forward.”