Four retail operations are now licensed to open Oct. 1.
The facility will be located in the former Energizer Plant on Route 7 and allow Beta to expand its battery testing operations, the company said Wednesday.
The Upper Valley Loan Fund, supported by eight employers in the region, is slated to yield as many as 260 additional rental homes over the next two or three years.
Four Vermont institutions now offer banking for cannabis businesses, but some small growers look elsewhere due to expense.
The town’s zoning board of adjustment concluded there was not enough evidence to show the airstrip would be of minor consequence to neighbors or that such airstrips are customary in Vermont.
The Hartland Planning Commission sees the project as a “commercial retail business,” it said in a statement. “As such, it does not comply with the town plan that only allows low density residential development with home occupations in the rural district.”
Andrew Subin, a Burlington attorney who advises cannabis businesses, predicted it may be January before stores have a sufficient supply on their shelves.
Massachusetts’ East Baking Company has purchased equipment to make doughnuts and English muffins but is struggling to find manufacturing space in the greater Brattleboro and Burlington areas.
The print edition of the Waterbury Roundabout, also known as the Waterbury Reader, will end on Friday, raising questions about the Roundabout’s future.
Details are scant but the trio of partners is in talks to bring on an additional development partner and are working to revise the development agreement with the city of Burlington.