CHICOPEE — A company which plans to start a “seed-to-sale” marijuana business in Willimansett will not be open for at least 18 months, if it is able to get licensed by the state.Revolution Greencare LLC is applying to open a cultivation facility, testing laboratory and recreational store in an industrial building at 30-60 Buckley Boulevard that is best known as the former Piels Brewery that closed in the 1980s. Yesterday partners in the company, who include Adam Brady, who has owned the building for two or three years and serves as president, David L. Peskin, president of Creative Chemicals of Holyoke and others held a community meeting about the plans, which is required under the state permitting law.About 40 people, including two City Councilors and a man interested in opening his own retail marijuana store, attended the meeting. Some asked questions about parking and traffic but most said they were just there to listen.The proposal calls for the company to use … [Read more...] about Recreational ‘seed to sale’ facility proposed for Chicopee will invest $15 million plus in business
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Paul Egan Detroit Free Press Published 7:05 AM EST Mar 1, 2019 LANSING — As Michigan residents await Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's plan to fix the roads, which is to be unveiled in her Tuesday budget presentation, many complain that Michigan's highest-in-the-nation truck weight limits are a major reason the roads are crumbling and must be addressed in any plan. Two main issues are whether truck weight limits should be lowered and whether trucks should be paying a greater share of the money the state collects to maintain and repair roads. Trucks used for farming and for logging were even quietly exempted from the 20 percent hike in vehicle registration fees that other motorists got hit with in 2015. For motorist Bill Emmerich of Ypsilanti, an information technology worker with an industrial and operations engineering degree from U-M, it can't be a coincidence that Michigan law allows trucks weighing 164,000 pounds — twice the federal … [Read more...] about Michigan: Worst roads. Heaviest trucks. Is there a link?
By Lynn Hulsey, Staff Writer Trucking — a critical industry in the Miami Valley — has expanded as demand has soared, but it faces significant hurdles to continue its growth.These challenges impact the Dayton area, which has a big stake in the logistics industry in a region long dubbed the “Crossroads of America” because of the two major cross-country interstates — I-75 and I-70 — that intersect in Montgomery County. “The trucking companies are part of the supply chain that supports the logistics industry,” said Chris Kershner, who as executive vice president of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce oversees the Dayton Area Logistics Association. RELATED: Meet the 66 top employers in the Dayton region. How big are they? It’s crucial that trucking overcome its challenges, he said, because it affects multiple economic sectors. That includes everything from trucking companies themselves to businesses like the Proctor & … [Read more...] about Trucking industry must overcome challenges to continue growth
Gallery: Gear Closet claims Bonnaroo leftovers for outdoor gear sale If You Go What: Gear Closet annual Bonnaroo saleWhen: Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.Where: Gear Closet, 1510 Riverside Dr. One man's trash is the Gear Closet's treasure. Volunteers with the outdoors-focused resale and consignment shop on Riverside Drive drove onto the 700-acre Bonnaroo site near Manchester, Tennessee, Monday morning as its roughly 60,000 visitors left. The nearly 30-member cleanup team scoured fields full of more than 1 million pounds of waste. They were searching for used but intact gear to bring back to Chattanooga to sell at the annual Gear Closet yard sale taking place Wednesday. "Bonnaroo is trying to become more sustainable. It's absolutely a win-win," said Mary Beth Sutton, who leads the nonprofit that oversees the Gear Closet. "There's less stuff that goes to the land fill, the festival becomes more sustainable and people get stuff. We also take a bunch to the [Chattanooga] Community Kitchen, … [Read more...] about Gear Closet claims Bonnaroo leftovers for outdoor gear sale [photos]
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