Did You Know… Sterling's Super Power is Electric

Did you know that Sterling has one of the lowest rates for electricity in Massachusetts?  Our twelve month (ending June 2019) average rate for residential power is13.7¢ per kWh (kilowatt hour). The price changes from month to  month, depending on what power generating companies charge us. In Boston, the average rate for the year isContinue reading “Did You Know… Sterling's Super Power is Electric”

Did You Know…Why the Big Rains in Sterling?

Has it ever rained as hard,  as often, as it has this year?  I keep saying, “I have never seen it rain this hard, ever.”  It isn’t just raining cats and dogs, it’s been raining bobcats and wolfhounds.  Well, it’s not just my imagination. There are facts, and some pretty reliable predictions, telling us thatContinue reading “Did You Know…Why the Big Rains in Sterling?”

Keeping Sterling Our Emerald Gem

Did you know … how much open space we have in Sterling? If you took a helicopter ride at Sterling Fair this year, you surely noticed that Sterling’s 30 square miles (19,539 acres) is gloriously green: nearly two-thirds of Sterling‘s land is forest or farms. And blue: we have  808 acres of water. Agriculture isContinue reading “Keeping Sterling Our Emerald Gem”