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Hearing Postponed: Use of Solid Fuel (Wood and Charcoal) as a Cooking Source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar

March 2, 2017

Please take note that the hearing scheduled for March 9, 2017 has been rescheduled. The rescheduled hearing date is April 6, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room at the Cambridge Health Alliance’s Windsor Street Care Center located at 119 Windsor Street in Cambridge. The Center is accessible to persons with disabilities and the conference room is accessible by elevator located in the main lobby. 
The hearing will be held pursuant to M.G.L. c.  111, §§ 122, 123 and 143 et. seq.  The hearing will be conducted by Patrick Wardell, Commissioner of Public Health for the City of Cambridge.  A stenographer will be present and will record the proceedings. 
The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony and evidence to determine whether smoke and/or odors that are alleged to be emanating from the use of solid fuel (wood and charcoal) as a cooking source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar, located at 1 Shepard Street in Cambridge, have caused a condition of nuisance, noisome trade, injurious odor, and/or a condition causing sickness which may be injurious to the public health and to allow the owners or responsible parties to respond to said allegations.

Members of the public are invited to attend but there will be no public comment. If any members of the public believe that they have helpful information on this issue prior to the hearing date they may contact Sam Lipson, Director of Environmental Health for the Cambridge Public Health Department at 617-665-3838 or slipson@challiance.org.
Please take note that the parking lot at the Center is reserved for patients with clinical appointments. Metered and resident permit parking is available on surrounding streets.

Suzy Feinberg, MPH
Public Information Officer

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