Boston Dunkin’ closed after video shows mice running around inside

Posted on November 20, 2019 by


The Boston Inspectional Services Department said a East Boston Dunkin’ location has closed after video captured what appears to be mice running around inside.

The video shows the rodents scurrying around the floor of the Maverick Square Dunkin’ while the store was closed late Monday night. See article link.

“[Tuesday], the Inspectional Services Department launched an investigation into the complaints and video of rodent infestation at the Dunkin’ located at 13 Maverick St. in East Boston,” the city agency said in a statement. “After reviewing the video, an inspector was immediately dispatched to the location to conduct a full compliance inspection of the establishment.”

According to inspectors, they found the floor behind equipment and under countertops solid with heavy build up and other debris, visible soils on the ice machine, small flies present in dining area and in the back of the establishment, debris, clothing and blanks strewn about the outside alleyway and the weather stripping bottom of back door too high.


Editor’s note: As of November 20 at 3:07PM EST,  this establishment  is not listed as closed on the Boston Division of Health Inspections website.

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