Thursday Sep 11
The Southtown Star
Will County may tighten zoning rules for medical pot
Will County officials may take another look at the county's regulations on medical marijuana cultivation centers to determine whether they should be more restrictive. At Thursday's meeting of the county board's executive committee, board member Jim Moustis, R-Frankfort, suggested that a special-use zoning permit be required for the businesses.
Manhattan Considers Annexing Pot Farm
The Village of Manhattan staff is researching the possibility of annexing the possible marijuana cultivation farm on Offner Road and Route 52 into the village, according to Administrator Kevin Sing. In the earliest stages of investigation, the village is expecting to learn their options should they decide to annex.
In And Around Manhattan
St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 140 S. Thelma in Manhattan, will holding its monthly Flea/Farmers Market on Saturday, September 13, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come on out for lots of deals and fresh veggies! ***** The Will County Center for Community Concerns will process Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program applications for seniors 60-plus and for households that collect disability from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 N. Conrad Street, Peotone. Applicants must bring social security cards for all household members, electric and gas bills and income verification from all sources.
The Southtown Star
Pot-growing center proposed for Wilton Township
The 35-acre farmland property at U.S. 52 and Offner Road in Wilton Township south of Manhattan could become home to a medical marijuana cultivation facility.
Lincoln-Way Grad to Open Will County Celtic Fest
Story provided by Will County Celtic Fest A local up-and-coming guitarist with blow-away talent is opening the Will County Celtic Fest on Sunday, Sept.