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J.P. Licks Ice Cream Chain Sued For Unpaid Rent During Pandemic

BOSTON (CBS) -- A popular Boston ice cream chain is being sued for unpaid rent during the pandemic.

J.P. Licks is being taken to court by the realty trust that owns the Centre Street building of its flagship location in Jamaica Plain.

The suit claims J.P. Licks only made partial rent payments between March and December of last year and they owe $113,000. It also says J.P. Licks received nearly $3 million from the federal government in PPP loans.

The chain has 17 locations in the Boston area.


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