Planning officials in Amherst are drafting a medical marijuana dispensary zoning bylaw. The goal is to control where dispensaries can be located in town. The bylaw is on the zoning subcommittee’s list for its Wednesday meeting. Amherst Planning Director Jonathan Tucker says his office has received general inquiries but no proposals. The state is now accepting applications for dispensaries. Up to 35 will be allowed across the state.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.
Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.
Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.
Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”
City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.