Bear Watch

This large and apparently curious bear stopped in Sharon on Friday, Oct. 27, to have his portrait taken by Dennis Fallon.

There was more bear activity than usual at the beginning of this summer, but then things quieted down and no one seemed to see any of the furry ursines for months. Suddenly this month, perhaps as the bears are preparing for winter hibernation, there seem to be bear sightings all across the region, almost every day. This particularly fine bear photo comes from Dennis Fallon of Sharon, and was snapped on Friday, Oct. 27.

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.