Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Canton-based company is lobbying the White House to changes its definition of full-time work from 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, according to reports.
Canton-based Dunkin' Brands has joined the fight against Obamacare. The coffee and baked goods company is working to overturn a major provision of Obamacare, according to a Newsmax.com report this week. Specifically, Dunkin' is lobbying the White House to change its definition of full-time work from at least 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, CEO Nigel Travis told the Financial Times, according to The Huffington Post. The change would leave Dunkin', as well as other companies, with fewer workers to insure under the health care reform law, which requires large employers to provide health coverage to all full-time workers and their dependents. Those companies who fail to provide coverage could face a penalty of $2,000 per worker. The …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
A monthly roundup of nearby restaurant news from around the region.
We know Wrentham residents don’t just stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new business and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the last month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the last month. Mr. Dooley's Bringing Irish Boston Tradition to Wrentham Brian Griffin, general manager at Mr. Dooley’s in Wrentham, has been cooking his entire adult life. Wrentham Patch spoke to Griffin in January about the local restaurant. Route 1, Wrentham Businesses Prepare for AFC Game Sunday Prior to the Patriots' disheartening loss to the Baltimore Ravens in January, businesses along Rte. 1 in the …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
This week, a man who attempted to rob two Dunkin' Donuts in Plainville was arrested in North Attleboro, it was discovered that NECC co-owner Barry Cadden has ties to Wrentham, and former King Philip basketball star Jake Layman gets ready to play for the M
Man Attempts to Rob two Dunkin' Donuts in Plainville According to eyewitnesses talking to Wrentham Patch and Plainville Police Chief James Alfred, a person described as a white male, with blue eyes, wearing baggie jeans, and a red lifeguard hoodie attempted to rob the Dunkin' Donuts located across the street from Target at approximately 7:00 p.m. The man went into the Dunkin' Donuts and attempted to rob the store with what he claimed to be a hypodermic needle infected with HIV. When he was unsuccessful, he fled the scene and attempted to rob the Dunkin' Donuts at 86 Washington St. on Route 1 in Plainville where he got away with $200. The person in question also held up Dunkin' Donuts in Bellingham and another one on King St. in Franklin …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Both Gregory Mansur, 23 and his wife Amanda Mansur were arrested by the North Attleboro police Thursday afternoon in connection to the recent donut shop robberies
North Attleboro police have arrested two suspects connected to the recent local donut shop robberies after allegedly stopping their attempt to rob a Honey Dew Donuts on Route 1. Both Gregory Mansur, 23 and his wife Amanda Mansur, 24 were found by the North Attleboro police while allegedly planning to hold up a Honey Dew Donuts on North Attleboro. Gregory Mansur was found with a hypodermic needle containing blood on it which police suspect he was going to be used to help hold up the shop. The two were in the custody of the police in North Attleboro on Thursday night as they faced questioning concerning the investigation of similar incidents in Plainville, Franklin, and Bellingham. Gregory Mansur is accused of going to donut shops in …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Franklin Police Department has announced that they have two suspects concerning the recent Dunkin' Donuts attempted robberies in Plainville and Franklin.
The Franklin Police Department has named two suspects in the recent attempted Dunkin' Donuts robberies. Police suspect that it is the same person that held up two Dunkin' Donuts in Plainville as the incidents in Plainville were similar, if not identical to the one in Franklin. Two outstanding arrest warrants were issued for Gregory Mansur, D.O.B. 23, and his wife Amanda Mansur, 24, both of Franklin. According to the press release from the Franklin Police Department: On Oct. 9, 2012 at approximately 6:17 p.m., Mansur allegedly entered the Dunkin' Donuts located at 490 King Street. Police say he approached the counter and displayed a syringe and demanded money or he would stick the employee with aids infected blood. According to the police …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Gregory and Amanda Mansur admitted to police that they were responsible for the recent attempted robberies at donut shops in Franklin, Bellingham, North Attleboro and Plainville
The couple arrested in connection to a string of donut shop robberies in Bellingham, Plainville, North Attleboro and Franklin have admitted to holding up the shops in an attempt to gain drug money according to the Sun Chronicle. Gregory and Amanda Mansur, who are currently homeless, admitted to North Attleboro police that they attempted to rob donut shops in order to get money to buy heroine. In each incident, Gregory Mansur, aged 23, walked into the shop and threatened to stab the person at the register with what he claimed was a HIV infected hypodermic needle unless he was given money. Amanda Mansur, aged 24, was responsible with driving the getaway car. On the evening of Wednesday October 10, the couple attempted to rob two Dunkin' …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
CNN reports says Dunkin' Donuts will double stores in 25 years.
Here's some good news for coffee and Munchin lovers in the area. If by any chance you can’t find a Dunkin Donuts in your area, it’s about to get even easier in the future Over the next 20 years, Dunkin Donuts announced today it will be doubling its locations in the United States, according to a CNN report. Besides more coffee, Dunkin' Donuts will be adding more jobs. The CNN reports says that each new store adds an average of 20-25 full and part-time new employees. According to Los Angeles-based industry research firm IBISWorld, Dunkin' Donuts had about 23 percent of the coffee and snack-shop market. Starbucks is a 32.6 percent of the market share. Read the entire story here.