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The Sharon Historical Society meeting room was filled to capacity on Saturday, Feb. 4, to hear reminiscences of decades of caring about Sharon. Residents Jano Fairservis, center, and Betsy Hall, at right, were guided in conversation by historical society board member Brian Ross, at left. Photo by Leila Hawken

Historical Society: Sharing stories of life in Sharon

SHARON — Although interviewed one at a time during the “Voices of Sharon” program presented by the Sharon Historical Society on Saturday, Feb. 4, two extraordinary residents shared stories and opinions that intersected when it came to love of the town and the value of volunteerism.

Narcan kit contains two four-milligram doses in the form of a nasal spray. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Drug outreach at hospital

SHARON — Greenwoods Counseling and Referrals is providing free Narcan kits and fentanyl test kits to the community on a weekly basis at area hospitals, including Sharon Hospital.

Affordable housing options were discussed during a community-wide forum held at the Sharon Playhouse’s Bok Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 15. Sharon Housing Trust board member Bob Whelan, at right, served as co-leader of the open discussion. Photo by Leila Hawken

Sharon Housing Trust considers Community Center conversion

SHARON — A public discussion was convened at the Sharon Playhouse’s Bok Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 15 to discuss affordable, workforce housing, in particular the use of the Community Center building for housing.

Sharon Hospital President Christina McCulloch (second from left holding scissors) cut the ribbon on the hospital’s new, upgraded helipad Thursday, Jan. 12. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Sharon Hospital upgrades helipad

SHARON — Sharon Hospital held a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new helipad on Thursday, Jan. 12.

Hospital President Christina McCulloch cut the robbon Thursday morning as the green landing lights gleamed behind her.

Sharon Connect Task Force Co-chairs Meghan Flanagan, left, and Jill Drew shown in front of Sharon Town Hall. Photo by Leila Hawken

Two who spurred Internet access for all in Sharon

SHARON — Years of strategic planning, focused research, community interaction and corporate negotiation brought about the town’s approval of a contract agreement between the town and Comcast for a $1.6 million partnership to expand internet service along 28.5 miles of road to every home and business along the way, about 250.


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