(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.
Springfield Housing Court Judge Robert Fields has halted the evictions of three-hundred families from their hotel rooms
An I-91 traffic stop in Holyoke has yielded large amounts of heroin and the party drug known as “Molly.”
A Northampton man who fought with a cop could see up to four years in prison
The ACLU of Massachusetts has asked Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate allegations of racial profiling within the Holyoke Police Department
About a dozen elderly and disabled residents are displaced after Tuesday night’s fire at the Mill House Apartments on Wells Street in Greenfield.