Sudbury Selectmen offer their assistance to Selectmen in Newtown, Conn.
- Ann Kenda
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Sudbury’s Board of Selectmen opened the last meeting of 2012 on Dec. 18 with “heavy hearts,” according to Selectmen Chair Larry O’Brien. He said both the Board of Selectmen and residents of Sudbury are deeply saddened by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. “It will take the community years and years to recover from the tragedy,” O’Brien said. He said that he has written a letter to the Selectmen in Newtown, offering condolences and inviting the board to reach out to Sudbury Selectmen if the board can assist with Newtown’s recovery process. O'Brien noted Sudbury has also been a victim of school violence, referring to the fatal stabbing of James Alenson, 15, at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School on Jan. 19, …
Chairman Larry O'Brien explains why he needs to exit from the meeting before discussion of the Lavender incident on May 9 begins.
Sudbury Police Chief Richard Glavin appeared at Tuesday night's meeting of the Board of Selectmen to discuss the warning letter he sent to Lavender Asian Cuisine and Bar on Boston Post Road regarding an incident on May 9, when several town officials were found to be present in the establishment past the time it was supposed to close, according to the terms of its liquor license. "As I indicated at the last meeting, I have recused myself from any discussion involving Lavender," said Selectmen Chair Larry O'Brien, who has admitted to being present in the restaurant on the night in question. "When you recuse yourself, it is required that you leave the room. On that note, I will leave the room at this time." The meeting was then turned over …