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Local News for Sharon, Connecticut

12/18/2020

Vaccines administered to Sharon Hospital employees

SHARON – Sharon Hospital kicked-off its COVID-19 vaccination clinic for hospital employees Friday morning. Dr. Jeff Nicastro, Interim Chief Medical Officer, SVP & System Chair, Surgical Services, Nuvance Health, said he was excited to receive the vaccine deliveries this week. “Danbury Hospital received a couple thousand doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine,” Nicastro said. •”We READ MORE.
12/12/2020

Sharon Hospital to give community update Dec. 14

SHARON – Sharon Hospital, part of Nuvance Health, will host its online “Community Update” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, with a live online program. Members of the surrounding community are invited to join the virtual webinar to hear from hospital President Dr. Mark Hirko. He will discuss the latest hospital developments READ MORE.
Sharon considers food truck ordinance12/11/2020

Sharon considers food truck ordinance

SHARON — The Board of Selectmen said it will pursue establishing a food truck ordinance. Jessica Kain, owner of Sharon Valley Tavern, spoke in favor of food trucks during a selectmen’s meeting this week. She has owned the tavern, which is in a residential area but zoned commercial, for 12 years, and has been closed READ MORE.
11/27/2020

Sharon Playhouse welcomes director of education

SHARON – The Sharon Playhouse recently announced that Michael K. Baldwin will join the staff as Director of Education/Associate Artistic Director, starting Nov. 1. Baldwin guides all new and existing educational programming, including off-season classes, summer youth theater and community outreach while ensuring that all is fostered through a lens of equity, cultural awareness and READ MORE.
11/26/2020

Sharon Audubon schedules December programs

SHARON – The Sharon Audubon Center, 325 Cornwall Bridge Road, Sharon, has scheduled events and programs for December. “While the center building remains closed due to COVID-19, our grounds, aviaries, and trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset,” membes said in a statement. “Experience the joy of nature with Sharon Audubon Center – the READ MORE.
11/20/2020

Links to Invasive Resources

Here are a few select links to resources for managing invasive plants. Invasive Plants in Your Backyard, Connecticut Conservation Commission booklet: https://cipwg.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/244/2016/12/Invasives_guide_2016_web.pdf Preventing the Spread of Knotweed, Best Management Practices, NH Dept. to Agriculture https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/publications-forms/documents/japanese-knotweed-bmps.pdf Managing Japanese Knotweed and Giant Knotweed on Roadsides, PSU https://plantscience.psu.edu/research/projects/vegetative-management/publications/roadside-vegetative-mangement-factsheets/5managing-knotweed-on-roadsides Oriental Bittersweet fact sheet, Michigan Dept of Natural Resources https://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/invasive-species/OrientalBittersweetBCP.pdf READ MORE.

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