All aflutter at festival

Guest speaker Victor DeMasi, above, collected these butterflies over a 40-year period in his backyard. Left, a monarch butterfly rested inside its habitat at the Sharon Audubon Center. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

SHARON — With a snip of the scissors, Realtor Elyse Harney of Salisbury cut the ceremonial ribbon and inaugurated a new house in Sharon. The modest habitat has no heat, no A/C and no running water. But to its tenants the drafty, open-air abode is sheer luxury.

After all, the new home is strictly for butterflies, and is now part of the Sharon Audubon Center. 

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