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  1. Webster voters OK pot moratorium, tighten regs for Jet Ski usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... for emergency maintenance issues. The use of students from Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton will reduce the amount needed for labor, and the project should be completed by Christmas, officials said. A moratorium on ...

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  2. Charlton ZBA ends hearing with no decision on gravel pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Hours of testimony at three Zoning Board of Appeals hearings to determine whether Hylka Construction Inc. is operating its gravel pit unlawfully closed Tuesday with indecision. The decision before the board is to uphold or overturn a cease and desist order Zoning Enforcement Officer Curtis J. Meskus issued to Hylka in June.

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  3. Charlton voters approve vehicles, zoning for water pump stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The 109 voters at a special town meeting Monday approved new vehicles for the Police, Fire and Highway departments, and a zoning revision to build water infrastructure. Voters quickly disbursed $1,138,670 in so-called free cash, which is unspent revenue from the last fiscal year.

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  4. Webster voters to decide on firetruck, school projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... offices, with much of the work to be done by students from Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton. But bids came in higher than original estimates for some of the contracted work, and the scope of the work the students ...

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  5. Southbridge denies Charlton's application for emergency beaver removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    SOUTHBRIDGE – The Board of Health denied neighboring Charlton's application for a 10-day emergency permit to trap beavers during an emotion-packed meeting Thursday night. Incessant beaver-induced flooding on Guelphwood Road has plagued the shoulderless road that connects Charlton and Southbridge near the town line, causing its temporary closure several times each year.

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  6. Zoning for water project, vehicle purchases top Charlton town meeting agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Voters will decide a zoning bylaw change that could help expedite water line construction and the disbursement of more than $1 million from "free cash" during a special town meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Charlton Middle School. The meeting opens with a record-setting $1,138,670 in certified free cash, which is unspent revenue from the last fiscal year.

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  7. 508 International drops motocross plan for CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The business 508 International told selectmen Tuesday that motocross is no longer in the plan for the 23-acre action sports venue off Brookfield Road. Although 508 International and the town have pending litigation in land court, 508 principal Russell G. Jennings asked, and selectmen agreed, to discuss his request for a special liquor license for a Halloween event Oct. 12-31.

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  8. Kentucky based band to headline church concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... band will also be performing Saturday, Oct. 14 from 12 - 2 p.m. at Fay Mountain Farm located at 12 Cemetery Rd. in Charlton as part of the farm's fall festival. More information on Northboro Church of Christ can be found at www.northborococ.org ; on ...

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  9. Charlton names Peter Boria as water-sewer chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Planning Board member Peter J. Boria, a former selectman, has been hired to fill the new position of Water-Sewer Superintendent. The new department head reports to the Water-Sewer Commission and is responsible for overseeing operations of the town public water and sewer systems.

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  10. Barnestorming: Zombie trucks invading Massachusetts Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... On Monday, photographs started popping up of a Bradlees truck seen driving around Boston and on the Mass Pike in Charlton. It was a big story for about five or 10 minutes. People were excited. It was like a a dodo bird suddenly landing in the middle ...

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  11. Charlton water line delayed another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The town has missed a major deadline to begin the construction of a water line to bring clean, safe drinking water to many homes in town. After years of outcry from residents and drawn-out negotiations to resolve well water contamination caused by gasoline and chemical leaks into the ground, residents were quieted by agreements that yielded millions in funding for two water system extensions.

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  12. Shrewsbury police log, Oct. 6 editionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... Keene, N.H., for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest. 4:57 p.m. Arrested, Craig R. Bellows, 30, of 154 Oxford Rd., Charlton, for possession Class A substance, carry dangerous weapon. 12:41 a.m. Arrested, Paul Andrew Beardsley, 32, of 120 Prospect ...

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  13. Charlton zoning board scrutinizes Hylka gravel pit expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – An occasionally rowdy Zoning Board of Appeals hearing to determine whether Hylka Construction has made unlawful expansions to its quarry continued late into the night Tuesday as residents spoke for and against its operations. In a June 27 cease-and-desist order, Zoning Enforcement Officer Curtis J. Meskus said the sand and gravel mining and processing operation at 73 Potter Village Road is unlawfully operating on portions of its land.

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  14. Bay Path might lease land in Charlton for solar farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School officials have an eye toward leasing 73 acres of the school's hilltop campus for a solar farm. At a meeting of the school committee Monday, Superintendent-Director John A. Lafleche said months of research have brought a plan to seek bids in early November from solar companies that could build a ground-mounted solar generation farm.

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  15. Auburn motorcycle medic aids woman injured on Tarentino ride in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... who navigated through hundreds of bikes to reach her within two minutes, the fire department said. She was taken by Charlton Fire Department ambulance to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester with serious but not life-threatening injuries, the ...

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  16. 7 people injured in multi-vehicle crash in SturbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    As many as seven people were hurt and required transport to local hospitals following the crash at Podunk Road around 2:30 p.m., according to the Fire Department. Mutual aid was requested from the neighboring communities of Charlton, East Brookfield, Brookfield, Spencer, Southbridge and Brimfield, the Sturbridge Fire Department reported.

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  17. Bay State heroes in blue laudedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | Boston Herald

    ... but never recovered. Clardy, 44, was on duty and pulled over on the side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton when a motorist hit his cruiser March 16, 2016. Tarentino, 42, was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop in May 2016. Baker ...

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  18. Library debate heated as Sutton weighs growth, costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... feet, more than eight times bigger than the current one. In comparison to towns with slightly larger populations, Charlton's library has 27,000 square feet; Millbury's is 16,500 square feet; and Oxford's has 22,000 square feet. The new library would ...

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  19. Charlton police sergeant chosen for chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – With a goal of promoting from within, selectmen Tuesday interviewed three Charlton police sergeants as the top candidates for police chief, and selected Graham S. Maxfield. Sgts.

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  20. Hylka appeals town's cease and desist order for mining operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The town has ordered Hylka Construction to halt operations but work continues while the Zoning Board of Appeals decides whether the company is unlawfully operating on portions of its 200-acre gravel pit. In a June 27 cease and desist order, Zoning Enforcement Officer Curtis J. Meskus gave the sand and gravel mining and processing operation at 73 Potter Village Road 10 days to halt work and restore vegetation removed during what he called an unpermitted expansion.

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