Login

Sharon

SHARON — Several juveniles, whose ages range from 14 to 15 years old, and were described by police as white males, were arrested between June 9 and June 14 by Troop B in an alleged connection to a series of break-ins on Upper Main Street in Sharon between March 7 and March 18. The break-ins included the graffiti of what Troop B cited in its news release as  “racist symbols.”

The charges against the juveniles include criminal trespassing, larceny, reckless endangerment and intimidation due to bias.

Connecticut General Assembly lists intimidation due to...

Sharon

There is no telling how far the Class of 2017 will go

SHARON — Factoring in the possibility of many years of post-graduate education, completing eighth grade might seem like a small step in the long journey of a student’s scholastic career. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Third meeting to plan a better future

SHARON — Members of Sharon’s Board of Selectmen, Board of Education and Board of Finance met as the Sharon Strategic Planning Taskforce on Tuesday, June 6, at Sharon Center School. 
The committee met to discuss updates and next steps for reaching their end goal: to enhance school enrollment by increasing overall population of the town. This is the third time the committee has met, after meeting once in January and a second time in April. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

We all read together (over the summer)

SHARON — “This is a celebration of books,” Sharon Center School Librarian Judy Gafney announced at a special Friday afternoon assembly on June 9. 
“Books are alive, books can be magic in our heads when we read them. Think about the places you go, the people involved — and I want to keep that going this summer. You have all really, really worked hard in your reading. But do you know what happens when you don’t continue to read?”

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Beryl ‘Beri’ Greenwald

SHARON — Beryl “Beri” Greenwald, 87, passed away peacefully at Noble Horizons on May 27, 2017.  

She was the daughter of Cele and Sidney Greenwald.  Her early years were spent growing up in Patchogue, N.Y.  

She was predeceased by her brother, Edward.

Beri created and ran LibraGraphics, Inc., a successful design studio in New York, for many years.  

Later a resident of Sharon, she owned and operated a local bookstore, Sign of the Book.

Blight, snow ordinances almost ready for vote

SHARON — The ongoing review of town ordinances made progress as the selectmen targeted a few for action at their May 23 meeting. Once the ordinances are drafted, the wording will be passed along to the town attorney, Judith Dixon, for her review. Eventually, the changes will be voted on at a town meeting.
The two ordinances being worked on relate to property blight and plowing snow onto local roads.
A visual blight ordinance presently being used in Harwinton may serve as a template for the Sharon ordinance. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

It rained on the parade, but commemorative events went on

SHARON — Although rain dampened plans for the annual Memorial Day parade, residents and visitors gathered at Sharon Center School on Monday, May 29, to remember the fallen and honor those serving in the military, past and present. 
The featured speaker was Richard L. Carley Jr., whose uncle, Michael, lost his life while serving in Vietnam 50 years ago. Michael was the middle child born to Richard Sr., and Rose Marie Carley, who resided on Sharon Mountain. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

The bird was the word at Raptors and Riesling

SHARON — “This past year has seen tremendous growth for Audubon in Sharon, we’ve seen so many changes here at the center,” Director Sean Grace announced happily at the center’s Raptors and Riesling fundraiser, a start-of-the-party-season soiree that brought together donors and volunteers, celebrating their commitment to Connecticut’s wildlife in the sky. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

New owners at Sharon Greenhouse

SHARON — Serious gardeners have long known that Greystone Greenhouse in Sharon on Route 343 is an excellent source for many plant and garden needs, including starter plants for growing flowers and vegetables. 
The business was owned and operated by Ed and Laurel Powers for 33 years but is now in the hands of Sally Hambleton and Ken Harper.  

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Slight rise in mill rate as Sharon OKs budgets

SHARON — By unanimous accord, voters approved the municipal and education budget proposals at the annual town meeting held Friday, May 12, at Town Hall. About 60 taxpayers attended.
The budgets as presented were approved by a hearty “yes” vote. Total expenditures for the selectmen’s side will be $4,459,838, up by $95,950 over current levels. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Wet weather can’t quench spirits at Trade Secrets for WSS

SHARON — May in Litchfield County: It’s the best of times, the worst of times. Gardening is more than a hobby for many here, it’s part of a lifestyle, both social and personal, and one best suited for the wise, the intrepid and the very lucky. After all, it is not an uncommon occurrence for preciously awaited flowers to sprout early in the season only to be struck down in a late spring frost.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.