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  1. Smaller class sizes a priority for Dudley-Charlton elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Hiring additional staff to reduce class sizes in the elementary schools is first among four priorities identified for the Dudley-Charlton Regional School District this fall. Superintendent of Schools Gregg J. Desto kicked off the annual series of budget deliberations Wednesday with an educational vision for fiscal 2018, which begins July 1. In a presentation to the school committee, Mr. Desto said the areas of emphasis for this fall include maintaining the smaller class sizes achieved this year in Grades 1 and 2; hiring two to four teachers to reduce class sizes in Grades 3 and 4, and hiring one or two adjustment counselors to meet students' social-emotional and mental health needs.


  2. Toxin detected in Sturbridge home well near Southbridge landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – A harmful toxin plaguing Charlton wells near the Southbridge landfill has been detected in a residential well in Sturbridge. In October 2015, Casella announced that probable human carcinogen 1,4-dioxane and other toxins were detected in 21 residential wells in Charlton's nearby H Foote Road neighborhood.


  3. Guardsman from Charlton downplays efforts after school bus overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Massachusetts Army National Guardsman from Charlton said he is a little uncomfortable with all the attention he's been getting for recently aiding 22 children and two adults on a school bus that went over a guardrail on Interstate 95. “I don't want to be glorified in any sort of way,” Capt. David Wilson said.


  4. Charlton condos affected by road salt get public water tie-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... done." Mr. Doolin credited the association's engineering consultant, Chris McClure of McClure Engineering in Charlton, for helping with the tie-in. Over the years, Mr. Doolin said, the engineer "took us from a contaminated well system ...


  5. John - Jack' HardiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Recorder

    ... Cathedral in Venice. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Eleanor, of Venice, Fla.; son, David (Susan) of Charlton, Mass.; grandsons Matthew and Steven, both of Worcester, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, ...


  6. Warning to area residents about sale of sick puppies in Charlton and SouthbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police in two local towns are investigating the sales of sick puppies that buyers were led to believe were healthy and properly vaccinated. Charlton Police Chief Daniel R. Charette said his department and Southbridge police, their animal control officers state officials and the animal League of Boston are investigating sales of puppies online, some of whom became acutely ill after they were purchased and taken to their new homes.


  7. Dudley-Charlton school board makes 11th bid for Shepherd Hill renovation fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    DUDLEY – The word of the day for the Dudley-Charlton Regional School Committee is tenacity, as defined by its decision Wednesday to make an 11th application for state funding to renovate Shepherd Hill Regional High School. Superintendent of Schools Gregg J. Desto has made clear the upgrades needed for the 44-year-old school located in Dudley are of increasing concern.


  8. Bay Path budget draft is up 4.8 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Path's incoming freshman class in the 2017-18 school year. Available seats from the member towns are: Auburn, 43; Charlton, 39; Dudley, 33; North Brookfield, 12; Oxford, 36; Paxton, 12; Rutland, 28; Southbridge, 44; Spencer, 27; and Webster, 41, he ...


  9. $50M makeover in the works for Route 20 in Charlton, OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Roughly a year after emergency road reconstruction was completed along a dangerous section of Route 20, the state Department of Transportation is developing plans for a $50 million project to extend safety improvements farther along the highway. The costly reconstruction project on Route 20 will begin at Richardson's Corner in Charlton and extend 3.2 miles east to Route 12 in Oxford, according to MassDOT District Highway Director Jonathan L. Gulliver, district project development engineer Arthur Frost and district operations engineer Barry Lorian.


  10. Casella appeals order to halt landfill activity in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Casella Waste Systems has filed an appeal to overturn a zoning officer's order to cease and desist all Southbridge landfill operations in Charlton. “SRDP has appealed the order and expects to vindicate the legality of its property use,” Thomas Cue, Casella landfill development director, told a reporter Thursday.


  11. Southcoast Health partners with United Way to serve homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 |

    ... kitchens and shelters by the commission. All three acute-care hospitals in the chain - St. Luke's in New Bedford, Charlton Memorial in Fall River, and Tobey in Wareham - are participating in the initiative, according to a news release.. ...


  12. Judge refuses to dismiss charges in crash that killed trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 |

    ... Maxima driven by Njuguna slammed into his cruiser stopped in the breakdown lane on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton as the trooper prepared to cite the driver of another car. Investigators concluded Njuguna was driving 81 miles per hour when ...


  13. Martha FreeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Herald Star Online

    ... Turner of Weirton, WV; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Turner of Weirton, WV; and brother Charles (Patricia) Lodge of Charlton, MA. A funeral service will be held Thursday 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (everyone please meet at church) with Rev. Jeff ...


  14. Everett Cleveland, 86, MillersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... 2016. He was born in Cleveland on April 6, 1930, the son of the late Chauncey Gould Cleveland. Walter grew up in Charlton, Mass., and following high school relocated to the Cleveland area to begin his four-year carpentry apprenticeship. He then ...


  15. Charlton administrator calls Casella landfill action 'retaliatory move'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – In what the town administrator called a “retaliatory move,” Casella Waste Systems has pulled its funding of the town's consultant on residential well contamination near the Southbridge landfill. Gary E. Magnuson of CMG Environmental was hired in November 2015 to help the Board of Health navigate the complexities of contamination in Charlton's H Foote Road neighborhood, which abuts the landfill.


  16. State's largest landfill accused of fouling neighbors' wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Boston Herald

    ... teeth with bottled water. You still have to do laundry and dishes and bathe in this water," said Kevin Weldon, a Charlton resident who lives a few hundred yards from the Southbridge landfill and has been given four water jugs and a couple of cases ... 1 comment

  17. Charlton implants 'world's smallest' pacemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 |

    A Charlton Memorial Hospital physician implanted what Southcoast Health is calling the "world's smallest pacemaker," becoming the first hospital in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island to do the procedure, Southcoast officials announced Dec. 1. According to Southcoast, its physicians elected to use the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System because unlike traditional pacemakers, the device does not require cardiac wires or a surgical pocket under the skin to deliver a pacing therapy.


  18. | United begin FA Cup defence at ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | News24

    ... Hull v Swansea Sunderland v Burnley QPR v Blackburn Millwall v Bournemouth West Ham v Manchester City Brighton v Charlton or MK Dons Blackpool v Barnsley Wigan v Nottingham Forest Birmingham v Newcastle Chelsea v Notts County of Peterborough ...


  19. Hunters flock to Blue Hills ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 |

    MILTON – Scott Thebodo of Charlton entered the Blue Hills Reservation with a shotgun at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. He emerged two hours later with his kill: a 169-pound, nine-point buck.


  20. Casella is ordered to stop using basins in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – A zoning enforcement officer for the town has ordered Casella Waste Systems and the town of Southbridge to cease and desist all landfill operations on Charlton land. In a Nov. 25 letter to Casella and Southbridge, alternate Zoning Enforcement Officer Fredrick J. Lonardo wrote, “I hereby order you to immediately cease and desist use of the site for storm water collection as part of the landfill, and to make only such use of the site as is allowed by the Charlton zoning bylaw.” H Foote Road resident John Jordan, on behalf of local citizens' action group CleanWells, filed a complaint of a zoning violation in May. The complaint alleged the two basins in Charlton are prohibited on the land zoned for agriculture.


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