Abington: Special Town Meeting seeks ban on marijuana facilities and money for capital projects

Tonight is Abington Special Town meeting, and among the fourteen articles on the warrant is a request to see if the town will appropriate $683,500 for capital items for the Police, Fire, Highway, Water and Sewer, and School Departments, as well as money to demolish the Griffin Dairy house and barn, and money to replace the Council on Aging’s senior citizen van.

Two articles concern the development of Southfield, on the old South Weymouth Naval Air Station site.

Article 10 on the warrant seeks a one-year moratorium on the siting of medical marijuana facilities in the town of Abington.

Special Town meeting gets underway at 7:00 tonight at Abington High School.


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