LAWRENCE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Lawrence police have busted a number of illegal nightclubs and casinos, and now Mayor Kendrys Vasquez is looking to hand out hefty fines for it.
Vasquez has asked city councilors to increase the fine of running illegal clubs to up to $10,000.
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He said that makeshift clubs are not only a COVID-19 risk, but also a fire hazard since most are not following fire codes.
WBZ NewsRadio’s Karyn Regal (@KarynRegal) reports: