5 Things, Aug. 17: Last Chance to Vote the Best of Sharon
Also today: Find out what improvement projects in Sharon will be funded by a newly-signed Transportation Bond Bill.
Today's Weather: There will be some patch fog before 8 a.m. today, with increasing clouds throughout the day and a high near 89 degree, according to the National Weather Service.
1. Today is the last day to vote for your favorite business in Sharon. Weigh in today and stay tuned next week for a roundup of the winners!
2. Don't Forget: Today is the last day to register to vote for the Sept. 6 primary election.
3. A state-wide Transportation Bond Bill has set aside funds for various improvements to areas in Sharon, including the installation of a traffic light and upgrades to the South Sharon Infrastructure Project.
4. Are you a big reader? Do you love to run?You're in luck - our new Patch Book Club discussion this week is about a book on running, and one that you should check out soon if you haven't.
5. An overwhelming majority of influential Republicans from Massachusetts say Mitt Romney's choice of running mate Paul Ryan will galvanize the state GOP. Meanwhile, Massachusetts Democrats believe that with Ryan on the Romney ticket, they can win by running against Ryan's existing budget plans, particularly his proposal for Medicare.