Sharon, MA - 10/26/2017 - Sharon resident Lajos Kamocsay, cq, listens to Sharon Town Administrator Frederic Turkington, Jr. during a Sharon town hall tour. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: South Week, Reporter: Jill (Terreri) Ramos, Topic: xxsosharon, LOID: 8.3.4017471885.

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Sharon resident Lajos Kamocsay listened as Town Administrator Frederic Turkington Jr. spoke about the proposed new town hall during a tour of the existing town hall in October.

Sharon voters agree their town needs a new hall

But some expressed concerns about the number of major projects in the town in such a short time, including a $22 million police and fire complex that just opened and a new or overhauled high school that could cost up to $120 million.By Jill Terreri Ramos

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Truly pleasing new place in Weymouth is family run

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Should the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station be required to pay an annual $25 million decommissioning fee?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

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Cultural district plans get green light

Plymouth will be able to proceed with improvements to its cultural district following the success of a fund-raising campaign that also generated state dollars for the project.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

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South View: Plymouth, 1992

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On the pitch and off, Brockton shows its class

Brockton High’s boys’ soccer team are Division 1 state champions for the first time, and it’s all about respect.


Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs south of Boston.


Town seeks resident input on rules for new park

No paint ball, no ice skating, no camping, no fishing, no hunting, no drones -- these are some of the proposed rules for the park at the Paul Revere Heritage Site.


School officials urge ban on marijuana businesses

Hingham officials are taking up the question of whether to allow recreational marijuana businesses in town, and school officials are hoping the answer is “no.”


Town details library plan ahead of Dec. 5 vote

Additional information sessions have been scheduled for Kingston voters who want to learn more about the proposed construction of a new library for the town.

Better building

Some key numbers on the new town hall proposed for Sharon.


Should the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station be required to pay an annual $25 million decommissioning fee?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

Three Braintree firefighters honored for bravery

Three Braintree firefighters have received medals of valor from the governor for their “heroic acts of bravery” during a rescue mission at the Lincoln Street Water Tower a year ago.

Island Creek Oysters buys Battelle property

The company plans to move to the 11-acre waterfront property, with intentions of maintaining some of the historic homes on the site for ongoing aquaculture research, in keeping with its history.

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.