Defenders of Portland tavern tell appeals board that police wrongly label it as a trouble spot

Preti Flaherty partner, Tim Bryant, is featured in a Bangor Daily News article about his representation of Sangillo's Tavern before the state Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery Operations.

Continuing Coverage

Denied a liquor license, Sangillo's Tavern closing after 62 years, Bangor Daily News, February 9, 2015

Last call at Sangillo's, Bangor Daily News, February 9, 2015

Portland tavern gets hearing on liquor license appeal, Portland Press Herald, November 7, 2014

Sangillo's wins round one before State Liquor Board, Munjoy Hill News, November 6, 2014

An Excerpt:

“There are an awful lot of problems in this neighborhood, but they’re not because of Sangillo’s,” he said. “If you close Sangillo’s, a lot of people will lose their jobs and a small business will go away, but the problems won’t go away.”