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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Friday, March 1, 2013
We were curious about the town's rules related to sidewalk-shoveling after a snowstorm.
For Sharon residents wondering who might be responsible for shoveling the sidewalks in town in the event of a winter storm, Sharon Patch recently checked into the matter with local officials. The answer? "During a storm, we have a hand crew that is responsible for sidewalks in the square, specific walkways, and stairs, in town," said Sharon Forestry and Grounds Division Supervisor Kevin Weber. "The equipment they use are shovels, walk-behind snowblowers, and a small track machine with a four way plow called an ASV." He added, "When the storm is over and all the roads are plowed, the operations division employees begin plowing the town and school parking lots, and sanding the roads," Weber said. "The forestry and grounds division employees…
Friday, February 1, 2013
Patch checked in with the folks at Sharon Town Hall to find out.
As part of our ongoing You Ask . . . Patch Answers series, this week we checked in with local officials to see if there are alternatives to using Comcast for cable, phone and internet for residents in town. The Comcast franchise was recently renewed for a 10-year period, according to Sharon Town Administrator Ben Puritz. "We are continuing to explore alternatives to provide options for Sharon residents regarding Internet and telephone," said Puritz. "The town has invited Verizon FiOS to submit an application, and generally, they have ceased or substantially slowed any expansion of FiOS service in Massachusetts." You Ask … Patch Answers is a weekly column for locals looking for solutions to community problems, issues and those "only in …