In Babylon, Brookhaven and Riverhead, legislation has been adopted or proposed that would keep marijuana dispensaries out of downtowns and put them in isolated zones or commercial locations, which potential operators said is too restrictive and may hurt sales.
The town board has scheduled a 5 p.m. public hearing Thursday to discuss Supervisor Edward P. Romaine's latest map. The board has until Dec. 15 to approve a new map.
"Not only do I get to show my passion and talent for my products, I get to see others and their passion and talents," said Noelyn Rodney of Ridge, owner of Rodney's Rum Punch.2m read
Voters who choose not to join any party are being wooed by Democratic and Republican leaders because they could swing elections in November.
Explore beer gardens, eat al fresco and more.10m read