You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Town bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Continue reading below

Town Meeting has approved a bylaw prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries from locating in Wakefield. The action followed passage Nov. 6 of the statewide ballot question legalizing medical marijuana. In other business, Town Meeting approved spending requests to make repairs to the Americal Civic Center, and to relocate or replace a culvert that runs under the Galvin Middle School. It also appropriated money to fund contracts with several town unions; to pay increases for nonunion employees and some department heads; and to add to a trust fund for medical insurance expenses for town retirees. It also agreed to use a grant from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority for the town’s program to reduce inflow and infiltration of storm water into the sewer system. The article also authorized the town to fund its share of the program.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of