(Pioneer Valley, MA) – Three local groups are among the 100 finalists for the 35 state medical marijuana licenses up for grabs early next year. Whately farmer James Paciesnik, Greenfield store owner Mike Ruggeri, and Josh and Marina Goldman of Montague have all made the last cut. The licenses will be awarded January 31st.
Amherst Schools are shifting to a model of positive school discipline.
Efforts to build fully-accessible trails on conservation land in Easthampton are on hold until a permitting issue can be resolved.
The Massachusetts Inspector General has released a report on Evan Dobelle's spending.
A troubled Holyoke nightclub has had its liquor license restored, but will still face possible sanctions.