The chairman of New Bedford's committee designed to help the city implement the sale of recreational marijuana thinks the proposed bill to raise the taxes on pot sales from 12 percent to 28 percent should go up in smoke.
"This just kind of spits in the face of democracy," New Bedford City Councillor Ian Abreu, chair of the council's Committee on Licensing and Zoning of Cannabis, said of
We've spent years waiting for SouthCoast Rail, but something much more futuristic could also be heading this way.
A proposal has been submitted for the creation of a "Hyperloop" mode of travel from Providence to Boston, with a stop in Somerset...
A New Bedford City Councillor wants to begin proactively addressing the issue of discarded hypodermic needles in the city.
Councillor at Large Ian Abreu says discarded needles have become an epidemic in city streets, parks, and playgrounds...
Two New Bedford City Councilors filed a motion to discuss the medical marijuana dispensary industry and its possible role in the city during Thursday's meeting, suggesting it can boost the local economy while also driving down opioid addiction.