Trask said he had a problem with a business being able to transfer a liquor license from one location to another for large sums of cash, considering that liquor licenses are a town asset that he said are rented from year to year. Langlais, an accountant by profession, insisted that liquor licenses are business assets that count.
Selectmen eventually voted 5-0 to extend Tedesco’s license for six months to give the deal more time. Trask said last night he would not favor giving another extension to Tedesco.
Bonefish Grill is a division of Tampa, Fla.-based Bloomin’ Brands, which also operates Carrabba’s and Outback Steakhouse, which has a location at 300 Andover St. in Peabody.
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