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

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – Citing a lack of jurisdiction, a federal judge recently dismissed a lawsuit alleging Southbridge landfill operator Casella Waste Systems contaminated drinking water and a nearby stream and wetlands. The lawsuit was filed in June 2017 by two nonprofit environmental organizations – Toxics Action Center and Environmental Massachusetts - and 99 residents who live near the Southbridge landfill.

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

    Tuesday Oct 2 | 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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  3. Bay Path looks at emergency appRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – A mobile device app designed to mitigate casualties during a school crisis could become the latest security tool at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School. Superintendent-Director John A. Lafleche told the school committee Monday that a consortium of area schools and organizations, led by the Southern Worcester County Communications Center, has been reviewing emergency communications systems.

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  4. Would-be marijuana grower takes Charlton to land courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Valley Green Grow made good on its threat to sue the town by filing a complaint in state land court Friday, which also names as defendants each member of the Board of Selectmen. Selectmen approved host and development agreements in May with Valley Green Grow for its plan to construct an $100 million medical and recreational marijuana operation on Charlton Orchards land at 44 Old Worcester Road.

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  5. Charlton pot zoning amendment goes to town meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Members of the Planning Board Wednesday endorsed marijuana business zoning amendments they will present for adoption at the Oct. 15 town meeting. The controversial Article 27 adopted at the May town meeting has been reworked to restrict all marijuana-related business to industrial zoned land, with a special permit from the Planning Board.

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  6. Attorney general OKs Charlton vote on pot bylawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The pivotal question of whether the state attorney general's office would approve two controversial marijuana bylaws was answered Thursday in a "yes, but..." letter. Voters at the May 21 town meeting adopted a marijuana business zoning bylaw under Article 27 and sent it off to the state attorney general's office for approval, which is required within 90 days.

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  7. Charlton pot farm proponent to seek land court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Valley Green Grow said it plans to file a complaint against the town in state Land Court seeking to clarify whether a citizens' initiative that could kill its proposed large-scale marijuana growing operation is valid. Voters at an Aug. 1 special town meeting took the first in a two-step process to enact a town-wide prohibition on all types of non-medical marijuana related businesses.

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  8. Third marijuana grower proposing operation in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Affirming the town is ripe for marijuana cultivation, selectmen Tuesday heard from a third company seeking to locate a grow business in here. Kyle P. Stevens of Breathe Free LLC told selectmen he has a purchase agreement on 20 acres at 99A Dresser Hill Road.

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  9. Twenty years of Pet Rock festivals in Central Massachusetts raise animal care awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With hundreds of pets, their families and animal advocates in one place, the 20th Annual Pet Rock Fest was one of the biggest ever. The event offers an opportunity for animal-related business to showcase their products and helps adoption and rescue groups promote their work while raising funds for their causes.

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  10. Three firefighters injured, six residents displaced by fire at Webster homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Fire Chief Brian Hickey said the three firefighters were taken by ambulance to a local hospital during the three-alarm fire. He said two firefighters suffered heat exhaustion and dehydration, and one fell through a stairwell.

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  11. Sturbridge jeweler takes heat for 'take a knee' billboard; Colin Kaepernick debate unfoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    STURBRIDGE The owners of a local jewelry store say they received death threats after a billboard advertising their business included a reference to NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in protest of racial injustices. Scott A. Garieri, who owns Garieri Jewelers on Main Street, put up the billboard message Saturday on Route 20 at Richardson's Corner Road in Charlton.

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  12. At marijuana farm hearing, Charlton resident asks Planning Board to 'do no harm'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – The Planning Board Wednesday opened the first of what is expected to be many public hearings on Valley Green Grow's application to site a large marijuana operation in town. Months of contentious meetings on the proposal, which could result in one of the largest grow facilities in the country, preceded the board's first site plan review, where 30 or so residents heard plan details from Valley Green Grow representatives.

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  13. Sturbridge jeweler takes heat for 'take a knee' billboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    STURBRIDGE – The owners of a local jewelry store say they received death threats after a billboard advertising their business included a reference to NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in protest of racial injustices. Scott A. Garieri, who owns Garieri Jewelers on Main Street, put up the billboard message Saturday on Route 20 at Richardson's Corner Road in Charlton.

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  14. 130th Annual Spencer FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With three days of good weather behind them Sunday evening, Spencer Fair organizers were hoping to round out the 130th annual fair with a fourth day of good weather. "We've had pretty good attendance," Andrew Dalesandro, a fair board member said Sunday.

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  15. Charlton to put recreational pot ban on May ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, selectmen placed a recreational marijuana ban on the annual town election ballot in May rather than residents' demand for November. While all five board members agreed to place the ban voted at an Aug. 1 town meeting on a general election ballot, Selectmen Karen A. Spiewak and David M. Singer unsuccessfully pushed for a vote in November.

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  16. Unhappy with $62K salary, Webster town clerk cuts back workweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Town Clerk Robert T. Craver has taken it upon himself to right-size his hours, showing up for three of the five days Town Hall is open as of the fiscal year that began last month. Mr. Craver said his $62,300 annual salary amounts to 31.5 hours per week, and he has resolved to only work the hours for which he is paid, and not more.

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  17. Dirt biker arrested in group allegedly 'tearing up park' in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Worcester man was arrested and after people allegedly tore through Howe State Park on dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles Sunday, frightening horses and cattle and nearly running down a police officer. Police began looking for the group after a call from Environmental Police, who had heard from a horseback rider who reported her horse was spooked when 10 to 15 riders began "tearing up park property," police wrote.

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  18. College football: LB Nick Ostrowski turns hard work into success at WPIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - WPI junior linebacker Nick Ostrowski learned some valuable lessons from his high school coaches Chris Lindstrom and Ryan Dugan at Shepherd Hill Regional. “They really pound into us that hard work goes into football,” Ostrowski said Monday before WPI's rainy practice at Alumni Stadium.

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  19. Charlton paper company alleged to have paid bribes to inflate invoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – A Charlton company that sells paper is being accused by a large international direct mail supplier of bribing its purchasing agent to accept invoices inflated by hundreds of thousands of dollars. A lawyer for L&P Paper Inc. of 267 Southbridge Road, was in U.S. District Court in Worcester on Friday for a status conference with North American Communications Inc. Court records show L&P, incorporated since 2003, sued NAC in November, alleging it failed to pay it for nearly $660,000 in paper products.

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  20. Brookfield Orchards to mark 100th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Since the orchard was established by Arthur Lincoln in 1918, five generations of the family have carried on the tradition of providing families with fresh fruit and memories of apple picking. Ms. Nydam's grandmother, Louise Woodard, said the orchard's origin dates to when her grandfather, Arthur Lincoln, a Boston stockbroker, bought a gentleman's farm in Charlton as a summer home.

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