Local Initiatives

Statements from the Candidates for the State Senate Election, 2020: Jarred Rose and Walter Timilty

Statements from the Candidates for the State Senate Election, 2020: Jarred Rose and Walter Timilty Prompt by SSC Board: Sustainable Sharon Coalition (SSC) sees great potential for more synergy among sustainability strategies by municipalities and the state senate position. Some of many examples that illustrate sustainability initiatives in our town… Read More »Statements from the Candidates for the State Senate Election, 2020: Jarred Rose and Walter Timilty

SSC Announces Art Contest Winners for 2020

SSC has chosen the winning designs for our new sustainable bags. Tied for first place are: Jeffrey Xiang  and Shamama Sirroon, Elaine Fortier wins the second place prize. Watch the Awards Ceremony The first place winning designs will be reproduced on reusable shopping bags, which will be available through Sustainable Sharon. Congratulations to… Read More »SSC Announces Art Contest Winners for 2020

Calling All Sharon High School Student Artists

Sustainable Sharon Coalition (SSC) is hosting an Art Contest for our new sustainable bags. We are asking any Sharon High Artist to create an eye-catching design that promotes sustainable living to be used on our upcoming SSC bags. The winning design will be chosen by the Sustainable Sharon Coalition and… Read More »Calling All Sharon High School Student Artists

Carbon Emissions – 2 Issues to Watch in 2020!

GAS HOOKUP BAN – Gas hookup ban on new construction and major renovation – passed overwhelmingly in Brookline November 2019 town meeting. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has issued an executive order banning gas hookups on new city-owned construction. Other area towns such as Newton are looking into their own gas… Read More »Carbon Emissions – 2 Issues to Watch in 2020!

Rattlesnake Hill Article 5 Vote Nov. 24

SAVE SHARON’S LAST LARGE OPEN SPACE Vote YES on Article 5 to Conserve Rattlesnake Hill Monday, November 4 at 7 p.m.  Sharon High School Auditorium The Town of Sharon, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the current landowner are seeking to conserve Rattlesnake Hill, a 330-acre parcel located off Mountain Street… Read More »Rattlesnake Hill Article 5 Vote Nov. 24

Vote YES at Town Meeting – Monday, Nov. 4…..Rattlesnake Hill Article #5 AND Solar Articles #1 – 3

You all have warrants, I won’t quote them. And you have seen (hopefully) the SSC article on the Rattlesnake Hill vote, several articles below. This land purchase opportunity, at NO ADDITIONAL COST TO RESIDENTS, is a surprising, amazing, last chance opportunity. Seize this chance – this land, once developed, will… Read More »Vote YES at Town Meeting – Monday, Nov. 4…..Rattlesnake Hill Article #5 AND Solar Articles #1 – 3

Wildlife sightings at the Sharon Friends of Conservation

Have you ever wondered what else might be residing in Sharon besides us humans, and what else might be impacted by our activities besides our grandchildren? Check out the wildlife sightings at the Sharon Friends of Conservation web site, www.sharonfoc.org. There you’ll find over 900 wildlife sightings representing over 400… Read More »Wildlife sightings at the Sharon Friends of Conservation

Vote YES to Conserve Rattlesnake Hill!

Conserve Rattlesnake Hill – Vote YES at Sharon Town Meeting Monday, November 4 at 7 p.m. In the Sharon High School Auditorium Rattlesnake Hill (RSH) is located off Mountain Road, across from Borderland State Park. The town and state have an agreement to conserve over 300 acres of irreplaceable forests,… Read More »Vote YES to Conserve Rattlesnake Hill!