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Carroll's Approved to Stay Open Late-Night

New restaurant at 21 Main St. will be allowed to stay open to 1 a.m.

The will be allowed to stay open until 1 a.m.

The city council approved a request from the restaurant to remain open until 1 a.m. 7 days a week. The city ordinance allows businesses to stay open until 11 p.m.

The council approved the request by a 6-0-1 vote, with Frederick Dello Russo absent.

Maury Carroll, co-owner of the planned restaurant, said it will feature American-style grill food, seafood and roasted beefs. They hope to open the second week of December, he said.

The restaurant was also granted a victualler license by the city council.

In a phone interview last week with Patch, Carroll said t

The Carroll family owned a diner further South on Main Street - called Carroll's - from the 1930s until 1986.

"We think it will be something special," Carroll said last week. "We know the Square is getting rejuvenated and we’re pleased to be a piece of the puzzle."

Jonathan Pickering October 26, 2011 at 03:40 PM
Wow, open until 1 a.m. Do you think Carroll's will have a lot of success in Medford with a late night audience?
Ken Krause October 26, 2011 at 04:51 PM
How did the Council vote on the petition by the Burger King on Mystic Avenue for 24-hour drive-thru service?
Jarret Bencks (Editor) October 26, 2011 at 05:54 PM
I am writing up a brief on that right now. The short of it - they approved the request with a couple contingencies, including a review in 6 months to see how it's working.
Diane Carroll DeBenedictis October 26, 2011 at 08:05 PM
Yes I do!! Always did int he past!
Bob Russo December 08, 2011 at 07:20 PM
My mother worked at the original Carroll's for years. I can't wait to take her to the new place!
Anita Rossi March 20, 2012 at 06:07 PM
Sounds terrific! I can't wait and you know Jerry and I wish you the very best!!
shawn craig May 05, 2012 at 05:36 PM
Just what Medford Square needed......we need to bring the square alive. Now the square has Blue Fuji, Salvatore's and Carroll's. This will be great !

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