Nite Lite Lounge Violated State Requirement on Alcohol Purchases

The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission found the night club on Central Street made purchases of alcohol at a package store, instead of a licensed supplier.

A state commission overseeing businesses that hold alcohol licenses found recently that the made inappropriate purchases of bottled liquor from a package store.

The state's Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission found the bar violated a state law concerning "sale of alcoholic beverages other than those purchased from a licensee ... or from a holder of a special permit." The decision came after a state investigator inspected the bar and found 10 bottles of liquor that had a "sticky residue-like substance on their exteriors," which is a sign the bottles had been purchase at a retail store, a violation of state rules for bars.

A manager of the Nite Lite Lounge, Steven Cheschi, admitted that he had purchased the alcohol from a package store, according to the investigator's report.

Because the bar has been open for almost 50 years, with no previous violations of state requirements, the ABCC voted to suspend the alcohol license for three days as punishment, but hold that punishment in abeyance for two years, provided no more violations occur in that span.

Shadow 24 July 11, 2012 at 11:01 AM
"Because the bar has been open for almost 50 years, with no previous violations of state requirements..." How can a bar that opened in 2009 or 2010 be open for 50 years???
Nicole July 11, 2012 at 11:29 AM
How about 2 years and already a shooting and a few major fights under its belt?
Tracy July 11, 2012 at 11:49 AM
The bar holds the liscence that was issued to the establishment. That place has always been a bar so it's probably the same liscence. Remember Club 77
Mary MacDonald (Editor) July 11, 2012 at 11:57 AM
The ABCC is talking here about violations of its rules. I'll ask about the transfer of licenses, because I'm guessing that's what's happened. When was the shooting?
slinger July 11, 2012 at 02:08 PM
If my memory servers me correctly, hasn't just about every establishement run by a Cheschi had some sort of 'issue'..?
Mark Cain July 11, 2012 at 04:48 PM
Wow! Stop the presses, woopdy do, they bought from a package store (costs him more). Closing them down for 3 days in this nobama economy is a poor decision.
Live and In Color July 11, 2012 at 09:29 PM
No one got hurt, give them a ticket and move on. Closed for nothing.
Mary MacDonald (Editor) July 11, 2012 at 09:43 PM
The bar is not being closed. The punishment of the loss of the license for three days will be held in abeyance, which means nothing will change unless they repeat the problem in the next two years.
Live and In Color July 11, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Ah, my bad.
Mary MacDonald (Editor) July 11, 2012 at 09:48 PM
I tried using the word used in the decision. It's a lawyer's word. But nothing else seems to fit in its place.
Marina July 12, 2012 at 01:19 AM
Steve made a bad decision like everyone has done, at least he doesn't serve minors like scol bar does an he doesn't over serve to make a quick buck he cares about who gets behind the wheel.
notinmilfordanymore July 12, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Please, they should be shut down for good!!!!!!! I am positive that the "OWNERS" do worse things then buying booze from packie. How about when the place 1st opened and they had the TOWN PIGS dancing on the bar, They should be shut down for hiring all the NASTY people in town!!!!
Tony July 12, 2012 at 03:33 PM
I suppose the term "suspended sentence" could fit the bill.
Myd Nevins July 12, 2012 at 07:44 PM
notinmilfordanymore, do you have a link to any article about that incident? Just curious as I've never really heard anything bad about the place.
Live and In Color July 12, 2012 at 09:15 PM
They hire people you consider nasty, and have girls dancing on a bar, in a BAR, so they should be shut down? Hope you don't vote.
joyce July 17, 2012 at 07:25 PM
that doesnt mean it is a bad place ,,,,, things happen
joyce July 17, 2012 at 07:32 PM
oh, my god people , i have known steve all hids life......you people have no reason to judge a person like that ......All he is trying to make a good business , and hitting so many walls because of these comments ....When was the last time any one of you have been there ??????????? they have some really good bands there and entertainment....Club 77 was a whole different cliental ....So until you come in and try the place you will never know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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