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COVID-19 and other challenges to the supply chain are increasing the cost of building supplies. Sharon hopes to move ahead with building repairs before costs get even higher. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

SHARON — Escalating materials costs led the Board of Selectmen to agree to move ahead on getting estimates for renovating the interior of the Community Hall. A review of the proposal and discussion of the cost of delay were discussed at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Parks and...

State Police Trooper Roy Dungan, at left, and Lt. Alain Bisson, commanding officer for Troop B, participated in an informational forum on Friday, Oct. 15, at Veterans’ Field. Photo by Leila Hawken

SHARON — The Sharon selectmen heard from residents once again about their concerns with parking, speeding and crime — but this time they did it with two State Police troopers in attendance to listen to and respond to community concerns. The forum attracted about 50 town residents to the pavilion at...

A small plane with a single occupant crashed after take-off from the airport in North Canaan on Thursday evening. Photo by Jonathan Barbagallo

NORTH CANAAN — The investigation into the crash of a small airplane in North Canaan on Thursday evening, Oct. 14, is now in the hands of the National Transportation Safety Board. The single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the airport in North Canaan, near West Main Street and the...

WSS Executive Director Betsey Mauro, at right in photo, listened as the names of lives lost to abuse in Connecticut were read aloud at a community vigil on Oct. 14. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

NORTH CANAAN — The annual vigil in honor of lives lost to domestic violence was held this year in North Canaan at the Lawrence Field Pavilion. The vigil is held in different area towns each year because domestic violence isn’t specific to one place, it is everywhere. The vigil was hosted by Women’s...

Property owners on River and Dawn Hill Roads in Sharon are already concerned about an excess of cars as visitors come to enjoy the Appalachian Trail and the Housatonic River. A new trail being planned for Dawn Hill  is raising concerns about an increase in parking problems. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

SHARON — Even before COVID-19, towns on the Housatonic River have had problems with visitors from New York and from Connecticut cities coming to the Northwest Corner for picnics along the shore and swims in the river. In Kent, for years there have been concerns about overflow cars parked along...

Photo by Tom Brown

The Housatonic Valley Regional High School varsity girls soccer team took on The Gilbert Sachool on Friday, Oct. 8, at home, and won, 8-3.

Cornwall

October 13, 2021
CORNWALL — The annual Cornwall town meeting is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 19, beginning at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held on Zoom. To request Zoom details for the meeting,...

Kent

October 6, 2021
Two towns in the Northwest Corner, Salisbury and Kent, held Women’s Marches on Oct. 2, along with over 600 other places across the country, to support reproductive rights and...

Salisbury

October 20, 2021
SALISBURY — New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth provided an alarming assessment of the vulnerability of American infrastructure to cyber attacks in a Salisbury...

Falls Village

October 20, 2021
FALLS VILLAGE — Martha Schwaikert is the new director of Pupil Services, which includes special education, for Region One. Schwaikert was appointed by the Region One Board of...

North Canaan


A small plane with a single occupant crashed after take-off from the airport in North Canaan on Thursday evening. Photo by Jonathan Barbagallo

October 20, 2021
NORTH CANAAN — The investigation into the crash of a small airplane in North Canaan on Thursday evening, Oct. 14, is now in the hands of the National Transportation Safety Board....

Sharon


COVID-19 and other challenges to the supply chain are increasing the cost of building supplies. Sharon hopes to move ahead with building repairs before costs get even higher. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

October 20, 2021
SHARON — Escalating materials costs led the Board of Selectmen to agree to move ahead on getting estimates for renovating the interior of the Community Hall. A review of the...

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Changes at the hospital are not viable I have been associated with Sharon Hospital for 55 years, first as a general surgeon and since 2011 as one of the wound care doctors. It has... Continue Reading
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Changes at the hospital are not viable I have been associated with Sharon Hospital for 55 years, first as a general surgeon and since 2011 as one of the wound care doctors. It has... Continue Reading

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