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Charlton, Massachusetts is located in Worcester County. Zip codes in Charlton, MA include 01507. The median home price in Charlton is $318,000 which is roughly $141/per square foot. More Charlton information.

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Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Charlton senior tax-abatement program in 13th year

The 13th year of a program that offers seniors an opportunity to earn a property tax discount by working a few hours for the town begins in January, and applications are being accepted to fill 20 available slots. The state law "Property tax liability reduced in exchange for volunteer services; persons over age 60" was enacted in 1999 and adopted by Charlton in 2002 as the Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-off Abatement program.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Letter carrier honored for rescuing truck driver in Leicester crash

Timothy M. George of Charlton, left, and Robert J. George Sr. of Spencer relax next to Lake Whittemore in Spencer. Timothy George works as a mechanic at Lamoureaux Ford and Robert George is a USPS letter carrier.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Green light for grass? Police fear increase in DUI-marijuana with liberalization

The Charlton Police Department, state police and members of the DEA located and eradicated this marijuana grow at 321 Partridge Hill Road on Aug. 20. The local law-enforcement community says it is bracing for additional DUI-marijuana cases, which are hard to prove. At issue is what they say is the potential for greater access to pot in Massachusetts because of this year's introduction of medical marijuana facilities, the 2009 decriminalization of an ounce or less of street-level marijuana, and a possible statewide ballot question to legalize it outright.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

DivorceCare course offered at Charlton Baptist

Separation and divorce can be one of the most painful and stressful experiences a person ever faces. It can be a time of isolation and confusion as well as uncertainty as you navigate new challenges to rebuild your life.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Plumb wrong

When your plumbing is broken, you get it fixed. But when it isn't broken, it's best to leave it alone.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Leicester, Charlton get block grant

After a 2013 joint grant application fell short by one point, Leicester and Charlton recently received word that they will split a Community Development Block Grant from the state.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

A lesson in vigilance

The good news over the Labor Day weekend was that the EF0 tornado that paid a visit to the Vernon Hill and Grafton Hill neighborhoods departed as suddenly as it had arrived, leaving only some downed trees and limbs, and minor property damage in its wake.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Courthouse records

Michael Levesque , 46, of 33 Barclay St., Apt. 1, Worcester, charged with assault and battery, dismissed.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Charlton Old Home Day still looms large

A 118-year tradition of celebrating a town and its people broke out on the streets of Charlton Monday when hundreds crowded the town center for Old Home Day.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Water 'blow off' costs Charlton firm $236K

During a process known as "blow off," this fire hydrant releases fresh water into the ground in front of Charlton Town Hall at 37 Main Street, Charlton.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WHDH

120 marijuana plants seized from Charlton home

Charlton Police made a huge drug bust last week after seizing over 120 marijuana plants from a residence.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Largest number of Labor Day holiday travelers expected since 2008

Motorists are urged to gas up, have fully-charged cellphones and exercise patience and courtesy as they head out on what is projected to be the highest Labor Day travel volume since 2008.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

100 marijuana plants seized in Charlton

Over 100 marijuana plants were seized last week after authorities discovered them being cultivated at a Partridge Hill Road home.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Coakley names prosecutor in Charlton man's death at Bridgewater hospital

Attorney General Martha Coakley on Tuesday named a former Middlesex prosecutor to conduct a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 2009 death of Joshua K. Messier, a 23-year-old mental health patient who died at Bridgewater State Hospital while poorly trained prison guards strapped his wrists and ankles to the corners of a ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Auditions slated for 'Bad Seed'

Pasture Prime Players Inc. will hold open auditions for "Bad Seed," by Maxwell Anderson, based on William March's novel "The Bad Seed" and directed by Don Konopacki.

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