Local Roots New England Inc. is seeking a special permit to open an adult-use marijuana dispensary on Rte. 20.
MARLBOROUGH — Local Roots New England Inc. officials are calling their proposed location for an adult-use marijuana shop on Rte. 20 the perfect site for a dispensary.
Company officials outlined their plan to open a dispensary at 910 Boston Post Road East (Rte. 20) to city councilors Monday during a public hearing on their request for a special permit. Local Roots leaders said ample parking, a traffic signal in front of the proposed shop and lack of residential neighbors make the property an ideal spot for their business.
“We think this is a fantastic site for this use,” said Michael Staiti, of Local Roots.
The neighbors around the proposed location are mostly commercial, so there will be minimal effects on residents. Staiti said the dispensary has 32 dedicated parking spaces, four more than required. However, once nearby commercial businesses close at 4:30…