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  1. Storm is over: Worcester ends parking ban as skies clearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON - The first snow of the season snarled traffic, and in some cases, left people stuck on highways for hours. Matthew Parent and his father, Keith, were headed to Logan International Airport Friday morning planning to catch a flight to Atlanta to watch Saturday's UMass vs. Georgia football game when they found themselves stuck in traffic.

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  2. With simulator training, Shepherd Hill students learn risks of distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... ability to react on the road, anticipate hidden hazards and avoid accidents, rattled senior Jack Roinne, 17, of Charlton. “I learned there are consequences for driving distracted and I don't want to crash!” he said after training. Jack ...

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  3. Charlton Planning Board hears safety, security plans, concerns for proposed marijuana farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The controversial large-scale marijuana grow operation proposed for Charlton Orchards land plans to employ a “gold standard” in safety and security systems, according to testimony at the fifth Planning Board hearing Wednesday. The Planning Board is reviewing and holding public hearings on the definitive subdivision plan and the site plan submitted by Valley Green Grow to develop a $100 million medical and recreational marijuana operation at 44 Old Worcester Road.

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  4. Charlton residents hear details of proposed $100M LNG plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Those questions, along with many safety concerns, were among issues raised Tuesday during public comment on a  $100 million liquid natural gas plant proposed on Route 20. Liberty Energy Trust, operating under the name Northeast Energy Center LLC, is seeking to construct the LNG plant on roughly 25 wooded acres at 249 Sturbridge Road . Boris Brevnov, manager at Liberty Energy Trust, described the proposal during a state Department of Public Utilities public hearing Tuesday at Charlton Town Hall.

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  5. St. Luke's hires 'union avoidance' groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... based on the facts, including what a union can and cannot do for them." Southcoast Health operates three hospitals: Charlton, St. Luke's and Tobey. Tobey nurses are already MNA members. The organizing at St. Luke's does not include Charlton. The MNA ...

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  6. Southbridge reaches limited agreement with Casella for trash pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Protection on Casella's application to expand the facility, and the discovery of 1, 4 dioxane in private wells in Charlton near the landfill. In the negotiation, it was reaffirmed that Casella will continue to pay the town for a bond that financed ...

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  7. $100M LNG plant proposed on Route 20 in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON - On the fiercest of cold days this winter, thousands of Massachusetts residents will rely on the liquid form of natural gas for heat, and they likely won't care where it comes from or how it gets to them, as long as it keeps their homes warm. Behind the scenes, though, utility companies take note every time a gigantic tanker ship carrying liquefied natural gas docks at the Distrigas terminal in Everett.

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  8. Dissent over coaching style jolts Shepherd Hill football programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Tuesday. The issue, which has created dissension in the football community at this regional high school that serves Charlton and Dudley, is how Dugan goes about the latter to accomplish the former. Multiple parents of current and former players ...

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  9. Clerk of Courts Dennis McManus faces challenge from Joanne PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Seeking a third six-year term as clerk of courts for Worcester County, Democratic incumbent Dennis McManus of West Boylston has encountered a first: a general-election contest for the job from a Republican, Joanne Powell of Charlton. The prize on Nov. 6: the clerk of courts position, which pays $155,000 a year.

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  10. Charlton woman, accused of trying to kill child, wants charges dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Charlton woman accused of trying to murder her 3-year-old daughter last year is asking that most of the charges against her be dismissed. Leeann Rickheit, 39, with a last known address of 59 Stafford St., Charlton, is awaiting trial in Worcester Superior Court on charges of attempted murder, assault with intent to murder, assault and battery on a child with substantial injury and reckless endangerment of a child.

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  11. Photos released of people of interest in Worcester Common glass house vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... vandalized. The 6-foot-by-8-foot structure was created by a Pow! Wow! Worcester artist, Sarah Brueck Williams of Charlton. It is made up of 28 panels with hundreds of multicolored pieces. If anyone has information they can send an anonymous text to ...

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  12. Charlton residents dispute pot farm traffic studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The Planning Board reviewed a preliminary traffic study for a proposed $100 million medical and recreational marijuana operation at 44 Old Worcester Road Wednesday night and heard from more than a dozen residents about safety concerns. Selectmen approved host and development agreements in May for the plan to construct what could be one of the largest marijuana growing facilities in the country.

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  13. Sacred Heart GamedayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... 1 punt ret. TD) MATCHUP TO WATCH: Drew Jean-Guillaume vs. Sacred Heart run defense - Jean-Guillaume, a junior from Charlton, Mass., has been the NEC Offensive Player of the Week for two weeks running. Last Saturday in a 48-14 win over Bryant, he ...

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  14. Charlton explores environmental impacts of marijuana cultivator seeking to grow in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – A Planning Board public hearing Wednesday explored the possible environmental impacts of the Valley Green Grow plan to develop a large marijuana growing operation on Charlton Orchards land. The meeting opened with town consultant Michael Andrade of Graves Engineering, who peer-reviewed the Valley Green Grow site plan and returned to the board 49 comments.

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  15. Man, woman sought in Fall River assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... 9 and arrived to find a 39-year-old man suffering from unspecified injuries. He was transported by ambulance to Charlton Memorial Hospital then transferred to Rhode Island Hospital for more advanced treatment, police said. Smith, 36, stands 5-foot-4 ...

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  16. Esmeralda S. Carvalho, 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Esmeralda S. "Esther" Carvalho, 88, of Fairhaven passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. She was the wife of Fred Carvalho of Fairhaven.

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  17. Springfield man killed in crash on Mass Pike in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | WWLP

    A 51-year-old Springfield man was killed in an accident on the Mass Pike in Charlton early Thursday morning. According to Massachusetts State Police Media Relations, the victim crashed his van into the back of a tractor trailer that was stopped in traffic near Exit 9, where construction was taking place.

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  18. Ronald C. Fiske, 83, of NorthboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Fiske; their seven children, Paul Fiske of Webster, Ralph Fiske and his wife Jeanne of Charlton, Deborah Gibson and her husband William of Webster, David Fiske and his wife Nancy of Sterling, Diane Hunt of Falmouth, Donna Byrne and her husband Paul of Hudson, and Wayne Fiske and his wife Bonnie of Northborough; and 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren, all of whom he adored. He is also survived by two brothers, Allen Fiske and his wife Elaine and Gerald Fiske and his wife Carol, and many loving nieces and nephews.

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  19. Federal judge throws out pollution lawsuit against Southbridge landfill operator CasellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... in principle between the DEP and Casella to each pay up to $5 million for the construction of a water line in Charlton, in the neighborhood of contaminated private wells. Citing Casella's self-reporting to regulatory agencies, the lawsuit said 88 ...

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  20. Pot proponents hold workshop in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Proponents of marijuana cultivation in town made clear during an educational forum Tuesday that there are two sides to the controversy that has divided the community. The workshop at the library was billed as informational for those interested in learning more about legalized marijuana, its uses, applications and how the new laws affect Charlton.

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