NETA’s 2020 License Renewal Hearing

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On December 17th, 2020, around 7:30pm, NETA appeared before the Select Board to negotiate the terms of their 2020 operating license for retail marijuana. Although this was a public hearing, Chair Greene relabeled it twice at the very beginning as a “hearing for the benefit of NETA.” Sadly, the proceedings only went downhill from there. Continue reading NETA’s 2020 License Renewal Hearing

NETA’s 90-day follow-up Hearing, Public Comment Session

Last evening (Oct. 22), over 120 Brookline residents crowded into the Select Board hearing room to support warrant articles that aim to place reasonable operating limits on NETA. In addition to NETA’s representatives and the police department, 35 people spoke; all but three live around NETA. Continue reading NETA’s 90-day follow-up Hearing, Public Comment Session

What have YOU seen in your neighborhood?

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You’re not alone! We encourage you to share what you’ve seen in your neighborhood since NETA began recreational marijuana sales in March 2019. Share your story by recording a quick voicemail, taking our survey, emailing it to us in your own words, or telling it directly to Select Board members at town hall, 7pm on Oct 22nd! Continue reading What have YOU seen in your neighborhood?

Meeting with the Brookline Police Department

Precinct 5 Town Meeting Member Faith Michaels recently distributed a report on this October 12th community meeting. Dear Neighbors, We had a great showing at the meeting this morning put on by the League of Women Voters. Paul [Warren] and I were among the attendees. For those of you who missed it here is a bit of a recap.

Residents’ Stories Told on Video

While all Brookline residents will reap the significant benefits of tax revenue generated by these retail operations, only abutting neighborhoods will bear the burdens. Even within those neighborhoods, only a few of specific streets might feel the impact. But as these videos illustrate, those impacts can be significant. Continue reading Residents’ Stories Told on Video