(Deerfield, MA) — Deerfield Town Meeting has approved a zoning overlay for medical marijuana dispensaries. The district includes the town’s Industrial Zone near Route 116 and another section south of Elm Street. The Planning Board stipulated that treatment centers can not be located within 500 feet of a school or day-care facility. Under the state’s new medical marijuana law, each county will get at least one but no more than five dispensaries.
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.
Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.