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Selectmen grant 5 retail liquor permits

It’s getting easier and easier to buy a bottle of wine in the suburbs.

Needham selectmen granted liquor licenses last week to five businesses — including a family-owned farmstand — under a new town law that allows retail sales of alcohol for the first time. Next door, Wellesley is mulling allowing grocery stores to sell wine and beer.

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