Selectmen approve liquor, secondhand dealer and road use licenses
Selectmen breezed through their meeting on Tuesday night in 15 minutes, approving licenses for two events and one license for a company that will sell used equipment in town.
The Selectmen approved three liquor licenses for The Bartending Service of New England, which will serve beer and wine during A.D. Makepeace's Bog to Table dinner and reception at Box Mill Hall on Tihonet Road from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 6.
The company's application for licenses to serve alcohol on Oct. 22 and Oct. 29 – both wedding receptions at Box Mill Hall – were also approved.
A second hand dealers license for South Shore Generator Service, and a request from the Wareham Middle School for the use of two town roads on Oct. 16 for the annual Readers Become Leaders 5K Race & Walk were also approved by Selectmen.
South Shore Generator Service, located on 2696A Cranberry Highway, sells used and refurbished generators for discounted prices. The company sells and services generators of all sizes, from 5kW to 4000kW fueled by gasoline, diesel, natural gas or liquefied petroleum.
The Readers Become Leaders Annual 5K is a fundraiser that benefits the language arts program of the Wareham Middle School. Proceeds will buy books, periodicals and technology.
Runners are encouraged to dress up in costumes in a a five-kilometer loop that that starts and finishes at the Minot Forest Elementary School. The run stations readers along the course, who read excerpts from their favorite books while dressed in costume as their favorite literary characters.