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.
A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.
A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.
Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!
The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.
A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.