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Fairhaven Town Meeting Features Oxford Project, Marijuana Delay
Fairhaven's upcoming Town Meeting warrant looks to be a long one, with 58 articles set to be voted on.
Many of the items featured will look to appropriate funding for a number of smaller projects like the Community Preservation Committee's request for $20,000 for a Board of Public Work's land protect…
Mitchell: Marijuana Moratorium ‘Perfectly Sensible’
On Thursday, the New Bedford City Council took no action on Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposal for a moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in the city until September of 2018.
This following last week's Committee on Ordinances meeting, in which the moratorium was voted down by that body as …
Group Pushes Mass. Moratorium on Fracking
An environmental group is stepping up efforts to impose a moratorium on a natural gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
A legislative committee approved in November a bill that would place a 10-year moratorium on fracking, which involves blasting chemical-laden water deep i…
Fairhaven Planning Board Recommends Marijuana Moratorium
Fairhaven officials remain optimistic, but cautious when it comes to a medical marijuana dispensary locating in the town.
The planning board held a public hearing Tuesday night, with Compassionate Care Clinics representatives, residents, and the board offering their opinions on the proposal...