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Sharon Ranks in Top 20 in Safest Towns List

Sudbury earned the top spot on the list. Newton was ranked No. 38.

Sharon Fire Department. Credit: Sharon Patch
Sharon Fire Department. Credit: Sharon Patch
Sharon was ranked No. 11 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.

The Safewise.com list, released last week, highlighted Sharon's vast preservation of open space, and a community that embraces diversity. Safewise is a home security review resource.

Sudbury earned the top spot on the list. Newton was ranked No. 38.

"Diverse, convenient and beautiful are just a few words that describe Sharon, Massachusetts," said the report. "Part of the Greater Boston region, workers are happy to take advantage of the 22 minute express train to downtown."

Safewise.com reported the following statistics for Sharon:
  • Violent crimes per 1,000 residents: .84
  • Property crimes per 1,000 residents: 6.09

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