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A Lynn restaurateur added a joke to his checks. City officials aren’t laughing

Patrick DeBoever called the local option tax an "irresponsibility tariff," and that has some city councilors hopping mad.

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LYNN — The owner of the Four Winds Pub & Grill on Sluice Pond said he was just kidding when he put a controversial message on the diners’ tab. At the bottom of the check, under the 6.25 percent meals tax, is the recently enacted local option tax of 0.75 percent, or 75 cents on…

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