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New liquor law begins Sunday

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CRANSTON, R.I. -

Starting on Sunday, July 14th, Rhode Island liquor stores will be lawfully allowed to open as early as 10:00 am after a bill passed into law on July 3rd. Rhode Island lawmakers passed the bill with the intention of doing whatever they can to help small businesses in the state.

David Barricelli, owner of Park Wine and Spirits in Cranston, doesn't think it will affect his business much, but it is intended to help border stores – especially those near Connecticut where liquor stores can open at 10 am on Sundays.

"It's a feeling out process," says Barricelli of the new law. "I'll talk to my partner and then we'll make a decision."

Barricelli is all for helping business grow and he points to the forthcoming NFL season as the time when he expects to see the greatest benefit to this new law. Local customers are all for helping business thrive.

"It's a convenience for the customer," says Chad Dubois of Cranston. "It'll help business, (it will) get a couple more hours, you can make more money."

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