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SHARON — More than a thousand garden enthusiasts gathered during the Trade Secrets Rare Plant and Garden Antiques Sale on Saturday, May 18, at LionRock Farm, and hundreds more toured four private gardens the following day in Falls Village, Salisbury and nearby Ashley Falls, Mass.

“It’s one of our favorite events of the year,” said Mary Herms of Millerton, who was joined by Ryan Marshall during the early-bird buying on Saturday. “It exceeds the Chelsea Flower Show in London. This is a whole step above,” added Herms, a member of the elite...

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Passion for Holy Grail of olive oils

SHARON — Steven Jenkins’ mission in life is to introduce home cooks to superior olive oil — not the stale, filtered, tasteless, tired, musty, oxidized and overpriced oils that are often labeled as “quality” oil. 
The only olive oils that have any right to be in anyone’s kitchen, said the Sharon resident, is oil made from superior olives that are harvested early, that are unfiltered, that retain antioxidants, that are billowing with fragrance and flavor, and that are bottled to order.

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Meeting to fix Town Green

SHARON — The Sharon selectmen scheduled a special town meeting to be held on Friday, Dec. 7, to consider an expenditure for improvements to the Town Green. The meeting at the Town Hall will begin at 7 p.m.
To be considered will be an expenditure of up to $496,000 to fund the project and resolve drainage issues plaguing the Green. 

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Hospital updates on pain, maternity

SHARON — Peter Cordeau, chief executive officer of Sharon Hospital, affirmed the hospital’s commitment to providing maternity services “for the foreseeable future” on Monday, Dec. 3.
The occasion was a “State of Sharon Hospital” report to the community at Sharon Town Hall.

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For the holidays: his and hers Hermès in Sharon

SHARON — Manhattan apartment dwellers might dream of a snowy Christmas in the country, but for those living all year in Litchfield County, the city exerts a magnetic pull for holiday shopping, hot chocolate at Serendipity, a glimpse of the decorated display windows on Fifth Avenue and the tree at Rockefeller Center. 
But if luxury gift shopping is your only reason for venturing south, save yourself a train ticket and head to Sharon instead. 

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Dec. 3 at Sharon Town Hall: Update on Sharon Hospital

SHARON — Sharon Hospital will host its second State of the Hospital community update at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, at Sharon Town Hall.
 Members of the surrounding communities are invited to hear from Sharon Hospital President Peter Cordeau as he provides updates on new services and challenges ahead, and discusses changes made at the hospital since joining Health Quest in August 2017.
A question-and-answer period will follow Cordeau’s presentation.

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Library program traces the sad life of an iconic humorist

SHARON — Adam Van Doren screened and discussed his documentary film about Cornwall humorist James Thurber at a program held Saturday, Nov. 10, at Sharon Town Hall. The event, sponsored by the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, drew an audience of 60 Van Doren-Thurber fans.
Co-produced with his wife, Charlotte, the 2000 documentary titled “James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times,” probed the remarkable life of a famed humorist who longed for success as a serious writer in the vein of Henry James, his literary idol. 

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Update Dec. 3 on Sharon Hospital

SHARON — Sharon Hospital will host its second State of the Hospital community update at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, at Sharon Town Hall.
 Members of the surrounding communities are invited to hear from Sharon Hospital President Peter Cordeau as he provides updates on new services and challenges ahead, and discusses progress made at the hospital since joining Health Quest in August 2017.
A question-and-answer period will follow Cordeau’s presentation.

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Ellsworth Station fêted at 50

SHARON — Although it happened more than a half century ago, the sight of the Euvrard family farm engulfed in flames is still etched in Brent Prindle’s memory. 
“They called it in, but by the time we got there, it was too late.”

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State Police reveal the name of driver killed in car crash

SHARON — The identity of the driver of a car who was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Oct. 3 has been released. State Police said on Tuesday, Oct. 16, that the driver was Gaelen Schwindt of Sharon. Schwindt’s obituary appeared in the Oct. 18 edition of The Lakeville Journal.
Oct. 3 was Schwindt’s 22nd birthday. 
The crash occurred at about 11 p.m. on that date, on West Cornwall Road near Mount Easter Road in Sharon. Schwindt was driving a  2010 Mazda sedan. There were no passengers in the car.

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Celebrating a musical legacy

SHARON — Last month, 75 devoted aficionados of traditional folk music — singers and musicians, professionals and amateurs alike — gathered at Sharon’s Silver Lake Conference Center to mark 58 years of Folk-Legacy Records, the legendary independent folk-music label run by longtime Sharon residents Caroline Paton and her late husband, Sandy Paton.

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