Sharon plans to ban plastic bags

SHARON — Moving a step closer to banning the use of plastic bags in town, as proposed by the Sharon Energy and Environment Commission (SEEC), the Sharon selectmen at a recent meeting agreed to start the process to draft an ordinance.

SEEC member Oscar Martinez has conducted a survey of merchants and found reasonable support for such an ordinance. SEEC Chair Carolyn Mattoon has been researching possible wording for the ordinance.

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