Residents in a Massachusetts town reportedly spoke out against a proposed Hooters franchise on Route 1.
Wicked Local reports that more than 50 Dedham residents spoke out against the Board of Selectmen granting a liquor license transferal previously held by the owners of the former Summer Shack on Providence Highway to the owners proposing a Hooters franchise.
Many of the residents were concerned about the atmosphere of Hooters and traffic problems caused by the restaurant's location, according to the report.
The latest news from around the state
A petition with more than 500 signatures expressing disapproval of the establishment was also presented to board members during Monday nights's meeting.