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Public Hearing Liquor License 04/22/2014

South Berwick Town Council
Public Hearing
New Liquor License for Thistle Pig Restaurant
April 22, 2014

Chairman Gerald W. MacPherson, Sr. opened the hearing at 6:55pm.  Councilors present included Jean Demetracopoulos, David H. Webster, and John C. Kareckas.  Town Manager Perry A. Ellsworth was also in attendance.  Russell H. Abell was not present.

The purpose of the hearing was to receive public comment on the request for a new liquor license for Thistle Pig Restaurant at 279 Main Street.

Ben Hasty & Jennifer Fecteau of Thistle Pig were present to answer any questions.  Mr. Hasty stated that the goal is to have a fun neighborhood restaurant that will utilize fresh local produce and farm products.  Ms. Fecteau stated that they will initially be open five days a week for lunch and dinner.  They will also be offering Sunday brunch.

Mrs. Demetracopoulos made note of the difference in the number of seats in the application (55) and the drawing (56).  Mr. Hasty stated that 56 is the correct number.

The hearing was closed at 7:02pm.


Barbara Bennett, CCM