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Photo by Leila Hawken

Town Hall elm comes down

Dutch elm disease  claimed a 150- to 200-year old elm tree at the town Green across from Sharon Town Hall.  A state crew removed it on Friday, Aug. 12. It was one of nine located on the Green, but recent storms, other ailments, and Dutch elm disease have left only three.

Residents gathered at the Town Hall and remotely to learn details of a proposed partnership between the town and Comcast to expand broadband coverage throughout Sharon, to every home and business. The information session was held on Monday, August 15. Photo by Leila Hawken

Sharon forum airs Comcast’s $1.6 million internet solution

The Sharon Connect Internet Task Force (SCITF) held a hybrid forum on Monday, Aug. 15. for residents to hear Comcast’s proposal for a public-private partnership to extend broadband service to every home and business in Sharon.

Anne Cameron worked on a portable loom during the Sharon Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, Aug. 6. Photo by Riley Klein

Over 50 vendors at Arts & Crafts Fair

SHARON — Artisans from the Northwest Corner and beyond set up shop at the Sharon Green on Saturday, Aug. 6, for the Sharon Arts and Crafts fair. It was the 63rd year of the event.

Creativity and craftsmanship were on full display within the tents that lined the Green along Main Street.

Smiles all around at the new Le Gamin Ice Cream Shop in Sharon. Keeping up with the demand on Sunday, Aug. 7, clerk William Iorio had just dished out a blackberry cone to Ella Kotnik, 9, of Sharon. Photo by Leila Hawken

New ice cream shop — antidote to the summer’s heat

SHARON — That everyone is said to love the new little ice cream shop in town is a sure sign that it will succeed. Le Gamin Ice Cream Shop is adjacent to Le Gamin restaurant, offering the perfect way to top off delicious French fare with something sweet and lusciously creamy.

Children’s author Eva Chen took a pause in book signing to embrace her daughter, Ren Bannister, 9. Chen’s book, “I Am Golden,” was a favorite with those who attended the annual Hotchkiss Library of Sharon book signing on Aug. 5. Photo by Leila Hawken

Sharon book signing returns

SHARON — Following a two-year pandemic break, the Sharon Summer Book Signing drew authors and book lovers to benefit the landmark Hotchkiss Library of Sharon and enjoy each other’s company.


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