Sentencing Scheduled for Ex-Owner of Thatched Cottage

While plans for the restaurant replacing the Thatched Cottage in Centerport are progressing, the future of its previous owner is moving a little more slowly. Ralph Colamussi, who pleaded guilty to federal charges of paying immigrant workers substandard wages and threatening them, was originally scheduled Read More …

Updated: Ex-Owner of Thatched Cottage Pleads Guilty to Forced Labor Charges

Ralph Colamussi, the former owner of Thatched Cottage catering hall in Centerport, pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges that include forced labor. The site closed inĀ  2014 after falling into bankruptcy but is scheduled to reopen in January under new ownership and a new name, Water’s Read More …