LAKEVILLE — Part of the leadership team from Northeast Alternatives, Inc. visited the senior center Thursday night to introduce themselves to the community and provide details on their plans for an 80,000 square foot recreational marijuana cultivation operation in the town’s industrial park.
Virtually no one besides a few town officials showed up to learn more about one of the first cannabis businesses seeking state licenses to set up shop in Lakeville.
Selectmen John Powderly and Evagelia Fabian and Town Administrator Rita Garbitt made up the majority of the attendees at Thursday’s community outreach meeting, mandated by state licensing regulations. Two interested residents were also there, with plenty of questions for the company’s representatives, along with LakeCAM’s recording crew.
Northeast Alternatives (NEA) currently operates an adult use recreational cannabis retail outlet and medical marijuana dispensary in Fall River, the first in this part of southeastern Massachusetts, and a relatively small 7,000