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Milford Selectmen to Impose Hours Rollback on Scioli's

Beginning Friday, Scioli's Pizza Bar will be prevented from serving alcohol after 11 p.m. The restriction will continue for six months.

Milford Selectmen on Monday ordered a six-month rollback on alcohol serving hours for Scioli's Pizza Bar, to take effect Friday.

The rollback on serving hours, to 11 p.m. daily, follows a court decision that affirmed the town's decision to curtail alcohol sales at the bar and restaurant. Selectmen voted to approve the hours rollback after a hearing in which police and customers described a fight in the parking lot that seriously injured two customers.

Scioli's is appealing a related decision by selectmen, which would suspend the alcohol license for three weeks.

On Monday, Selectmen voted 2-0 to have the alcohol pouring rollback take effect beginning Friday, Feb. 15 and ending Aug. 15.

Selectman Dino DeBartolomeis said, of the court decision: "We were justified in doing what we did."

Selectman William Buckley recused himself from the discussion and vote, because one of the people involved in the incident is known to him.

Ray Fellows February 13, 2013 at 04:20 PM
They should be happy they are still in business. Our selectmen have shown amazing restraint, Scioli's has nothing to complain about. There are consequences for your actions and they are lucky if this is all that comes out of this. If I were a selectman, you would NOT have a liquor license anymore.

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