Georgetown approves first recreational marijuana business

Georgetown selectmen unanimously approved the local license for it’s first recreational marijuana business on Tuesday after a five-minute discussion and no public comments.

Sarah Valencik plans to open her new marijuana cultivation facility, Lighthouse Farms, at 202 Seguinland Road in Georgetown. Valencik said she plans to grow and harvest cannabis plants in a new 2,500-square-foot building that will be built next to an existing structure on the property. However, she said she isn’t certain how many cannabis plants she’ll be able to fit into the facility. She said she plans to grow cannabis plants for wholesale, meaning resident won’t be able to buy marijuana at the facility.

Valencik said she will be the only employee at the facility in the beginning, but hopes to hire a few employees as the business grows, though she didn’t have a certain number in mind.

“I’m going to take it one step at a time,” she said. “I’m new to the…

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