Orlando Ramos

Candidate for Ward 8 Springfield City Council

Springfield License Commission adopts escalating penalties for the sale of alcohol to minors

SPRINGFIELD – The License Commission, raising concerns about the sale and service of alcohol to minors, has established guidelines, including escalating penalties for bars and other businesses that violate the law.

During a meeting last week, the commission voted unanimously to adopt the guidelines, effective immediately.

“Hopefully, the guidelines will send a message that we are taking this very seriously,” said Peter L. Sygnator, chairman of the commission. “We have a high incidence of minors being served and sold alcohol in Springfield.” Read More

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