As a benefit of serving in the military, veterans have access to a low-rate mortgage with no money down. One disabled Massachusetts veteran was denied that benefit, though, due to his legal job in the marijuana industry, according to the Boston Globe.
Eleven US states have cancelled agreements to send members of the National Guard to the US-Mexico border as part of a growing backlash over the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families trying to enter the US.
When droves of residents, business owners, and community members attended a Boston, Massachusetts Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Nov. 14, it was to state their support or opposition to a proposed medical marijuana dispensary opening in the upscale Back Bay neighborhood. Most of the three-hour long deliberation — which was recorded for public record — was pretty tame and about what you’d expect from city council meetings, until one man took it just a bit too far.
Choosing where to live can be hard, but safety should always be a top factor. Every day, we scroll through our news feeds and see news about shootings, car accidents, terrorism, and natural disasters. What if you could live somewhere that would protect you from most of these phenomena?
Normally when you think of eligible bachelors, you think rich, handsome actors, royalty, or real estate moguls, not congressmen. But when it comes to military veterans Adam Kinzinger and Seth Moulton, you might want to make an exception. Town & Country magazine certainly did when choosing them as the only two veterans in its 50 most eligible bachelors of 2017.
Eighty-one-year-old grandmother Margaret “Peg” Holcomb is still in a huff after state police and the National Guard deployed ground troops and a helicopter at her Amherst home and chopped down the 6-foot-tall marijuana plant growing out back with her raspberries.