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SHARON — With a snip of the scissors, Realtor Elyse Harney of Salisbury cut the ceremonial ribbon and inaugurated a new house in Sharon. The modest habitat has no heat, no A/C and no running water. But to its tenants the drafty, open-air abode is sheer luxury.

After all, the new home is strictly for butterflies, and is now part of the Sharon Audubon Center. 

The ceremony took place Saturday, Sept. 14, during the center’s first annual Butterfly Celebration Festival. The family-friendly event attracted visitors of all ages who were aflutter over the colorful...

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State honors Ed Kirby for all he’s done

SHARON — Pausing to honor a lifetime of service to the Inland Wetlands and Water Course Commission, the Sharon selectmen welcomed state Rep. Maria Horn (D-64) who presented Sharon resident Edward Kirby with a citation awarded by the state General Assembly. The recognition was officially presented at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, July 9.

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Sharon Town Green project to proceed gingerly

SHARON — The Sharon Green drainage and curbing project has begun, according to an announcement at the Tuesday, July 9, meeting of the Board of Selectmen.
The first step, First Selectman Brent Colley said, is to identify the exact location of the water and sewer lines that lie somewhere beneath the Green, so that the excavation will not disturb them.
“Be careful and go easy,” was the suggested motto offered by Selectman Dale Jones, and Colley agreed.

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State honors Ed Kirby for all he’s done

SHARON — Pausing to honor a lifetime of service to the Inland Wetlands and Water Course Commission, the Sharon selectmen welcomed state Rep. Maria Horn (D-64) who presented Sharon resident Edward Kirby with a citation awarded by the state General Assembly. The recognition was officially presented at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, July 9.

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Henry Kissinger returns to library book signing, Aug. 2

SHARON – Calling all future diplomats: This book is for you. It is also for anyone interested in the importance of strategic thinking in navigating global affairs, and those seeking to better understand current global challenges.
 “Kissinger on Kissinger: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy and Leadership,” published by All-Points Books, is the sole oral history that Kent resident and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has ever done. 

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The summer garden party that keeps Chore Service growing

SHARON — As Graham Klemm divulged, his promise for hosting Chore Service’s yearly garden party on Saturday, June 28, was a three-parter: bring in a younger crowd, play music with actual bass and raise more money.

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State agency explains Sharon Hospital oversight

SHARON — About 50 people turned out at Sharon Town Hall on Thursday, June 27, to hear four representatives from the state Office of Health Strategy (OHS)explain their agency’s role in overseeing the ongoing activities at Sharon Hospital.
The hospital is owned by Nuvance, a new company formed by a merger of Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network. The merger was finalized in April.

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Updates on Sharon Hospital, now part of Nuvance

SHARON — Denise George, the interim president of Sharon Hospital, gave an update on Sharon Hospital under the new management of Nuvance to a crowd at Sharon Town Hall Monday, June 3.
Nuvance is the result of the merger between HealthQuest and the Western Connecticut Health Network. That merger was made final on April 1.
She said the hospital board is looking for candidates for a permanent hospital president. 

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CivicPlus hired to upgrade Sharon’s town website

SHARON — The Sharon selectmen have awarded a contract for the design of a new town website, at their meeting on Tuesday, May 28.
Four proposals were considered by Town Clerk Linda Amerighi, who is the web administrator,  and by the selectmen.
The contract will be awarded to CivicPlus, headquartered in Manhattan, Kan. 
The company has created websites for 68 towns in Connecticut, and Amerighi said they seem knowledgeable about what’s required and added that their sites are easy to update.

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Steiner will sign copies of his new thriller at annual book event

SHARON — The prolific Peter Steiner has completed his new thriller, “The Good Cop,” which is due at bookstores in September but will be available to local fans of his work at the annual summer book signing at the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, to be held this year on Friday, Aug. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. 

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State update on hospital on June 27

SHARON — The grassroots Save Sharon Hospital group has invited representatives from the state Office of Health Strategies to hold an information meeting at Sharon Town Hall on Thursday, June 27, from 4 to 5 p.m. 
A representative of the state agency said that the meeting is “an educational forum and chance for people to ask questions related to the Office of Health Strategies’ work. 

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