Avon bans recreational marijuana businesses

Avon’s voters banned all types of recreational marijuana businesses within town limits in the April 10 town election.

The vote was 407 in favor of the ban, to 296 against.

Voters also chose Eric Scott Beckerman to fill the open seat on the Board of Selectman. He received 438 votes to Tracy Self’s 310 for the three-year position.

Both candidates are active in civic affairs, with Beckerman serving on the Finance Committee and Self

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