Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Find out what the Sharon Board of Selectmen will be talking about this Tuesday night in today's morning news roundup.
1. Here is your daily weather forecast, courtesy of WHDH Weather: Chilly start with the burbs near freezing. Sunny start to a few afternoon clouds. Near 60 during the afternoon. 2. The Sharon Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 p.m. The Board will consider appointing Ryan McGrath as a Special Police Officer in town, as well as discuss the potential for wine sales at the Farmers Market. Find out what else is on the agenda this evening. 3. Fifth graders and their parents at East Elementary volunteered to help clean up the school's property last week, according to the Sharon Public Schools website. 4. The annual Friends of the Sharon Public Library book sale begins this week. The sale is open to members only on both Thursday and Friday…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The following letter was submitted to Sharon Patch by resident Paul Lauenstein.
Wednesday, March 6
The Sharon Water Management Advisory Committee voted on Feb. 28 to recommend leveling Sharon’s conservation-oriented, ascending-block water rates. If adopted by the Sharon Board of Selectmen, the new rate structure would reduce the rate paid by the town’s heaviest users, such as those with expansive lawn irrigation systems, while increasing rates for households that use less water. Water committee members cited a need to be fair to large families, pointing out that the current rate structure tends to hit them harder than households with fewer occupants. However, the leveled rate structure they recommended would increase water bills for conserving households of all sizes, including a majority of large households that use water efficiently. …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Selectmen will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 on the second floor of Sharon Town Hall.
The Sharon Board of Selectmen will discuss a variety of board appointments at its Tuesday night meeting this week. Among the boards on the agenda are the Sharon Board of Health, the Water Management Advisory Committee and the Sharon Cultural Arts Council, among others. Below is the full agenda for Tuesday's meeting, which can be found on the Sharon town website. SECTION I. – APPOINTMENTS SECTION II. - GENERAL BUSINESS
Saturday, January 5, 2013
William Heitin was named chairman in May 2012 and is finishing up his third term on the board.
Sharon Board of Selectmen Chair William Heitin is planning to run for reelection in 2013, according to a recent post on Boston.com. “As of today, I have every intention of running,” Heitin told the Boston Globe. “We have a really good board.” The board named Heitin chairman in May 2012, when he succeeded Richard Powell, who held the post for one year. Voters at the annual town election re-elected Powell to a third three-year term on the board; he received 795 votes of the 1,245 ballots. Write-in candidate Michael O'Shea finished second with 396 votes. Heitin is currently serving his third term on the board. He told the Globe he'd like to see a number of goals accomplished on the board, such as identifying a new public water source in …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The stop sign is one of several issues included in this week's agenda.
At its meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Sharon Board of Selectmen will hold a hearing regarding a four-way stop sign along Dunbar Street, among other issues. The meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m. at Sharon Town Hall, will also include discussion on several budgets for the Fiscal Year 2014, as well as consideration of a date for a Special Town Meeting in 2013. Tuesday's meeting comes off the heals of last week's Special Town Meeting, the results of which can be found here. Below is the full agenda of the Sharon Board of Selectmen Meeting for Tuesday, Dec. 11: SECTION I. – APPOINTMENTS SECTION II. – GENERAL BUSINESS
Also today: Temperatures will drop - but find out by how much, and if there will be precipitation.
1. Expect cooler temperatures today, with clearing skies. Morning temps will fall in the upper 40s, falling into the low 40s by afternoon, according to WHDH Weather. 2. The Sharon Board of Selectmen will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss a variety of issues from a stop sign on Dunbar Street to various budgets for the Fiscal Year 2014. 3. The Sharon School Committee will also discuss FY 2014 preliminary budget requests in its meeting this week, which takes place on Wednesday, Dec. 12. 4. The Sharon PTSO & SHS have partnered up to offer a unique opportunity for students - a yoga course, free of charge. Mats are available, or students can bring their own. Find out more here. 5. One issue discussed at Sharon Town Meeting on Dec. 3 was in regards to …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Other agenda items include discussions of a one-day liquor license, and the Purchase and Sale for acquisition of land off Richards Avenue.
The Sharon Board of Selectmen will meet tonight, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m to discuss a wide variety of topics from snow and ice removal to an upcoming book fair in November. Among agenda items to be discussed is the board's consideration to approve salt and rock salt for snow and ice control should it be needed for the upcoming winter. In addition, the Board will address a banner request by the Striar Hebrew Academy of Sharon for an upcoming book fair to tak place Nov. 12-19. The full agenda, as it appears on the Sharon town website, as as follows: SECTION I. – APPOINTMENTS SECTION II. - GENERAL BUSINESS Other Boards to Meet This Week:
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Ward Berry's Farm was in the Massachusetts Tomato Contest Monday.
1. Ward's Berry Farm had a strong strong at the 28th Annual Massachusetts Tomato Contest at Boston's City Hall Plaza Monday. In the slicing category, their BHN961 was seventh overall and the BHN587 was 10th. In the Cherry Tomato catergory, they were seventh with their Sungold, while in the heaviest tomato category, they were seventh with a Sunbean and 10th with a sliced German at 1.688. seventh overall at 2.060. 2. The Sharon Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday night at 7 p.m. 3. Peek A Boo Playschool is holding open registration for the 2012-2013 school year. The program is for toddlers ages 18 to 30 months. For more information, click here. 4. Are you a big reader? Do you love to run?You're in luck - our new Patch Book Club …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
One of two complementary proposals presented to selectmen Tuesday night.
Outdoor advertising signs would go up on Route 1 near I-95, generating fees for Sharon, one of two complementary but not exclusive proposals presented to selectmen Tuesday night. A small commercial building on land on the west side of I-95 is the other part of the proposal. The owners of vacant land at 100 High Plain St., off Route 27 near Route 1, plan to propose at the Dec. 3 special town meeting extending Sharon's light industrial zoning district to include five parcels totaling about 7 acres, Walpole real estate agent Michael Viano said. In the fall of 2008, voters defeated a request to create an overlay district including 100 High Plain, he said. The current zoning is rural district 1. The parcels include 100 High Plain St.; town land…
Retired director Dave Clifton will be one of the five members.
Sharon's search for a new recreation director will include a five-member screening committee -- including retired longtime director Dave Clifton. Selectmen established the committee Tuesday night as defined in Sharon's personnel bylaws. Clifton will be one of the two at-large representatives on the committee, both appointed by selectmen. Town Administrator Benjamin Puritz and one representative each from the personnel board and the recreation advisory committee will round out the group. Recreation Director Brett MacGowan resigned about two weeks ago, ending just over four years in the post. Selectmen Chairman William Heitin said Tuesday night that MacGowan "left to pursue other opportunities." MacGowan began his fifth year in Sharon in …