WAMC New York News
3:48 pm
Tue March 23, 2004

Town Looks at Capping Package Stores

Great Barrington, MA – Liquor laws are extremely complex because of how highly regulated alcohol is. In Massachusetts, it's up to local governments to grant licenses for liquor stores, bars and restaurants. Great Barrington is considering passing special legislation that would prevent any more package stores from opening. One storekeeper hoping to sell wine at his shop says the move is in response to his business. But town officials disagree. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports.