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  1. Charlton hearing focuses on odor control for marijuana siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Marijuana stinks and “we want zero odor,” a town official told the company seeking to develop a $100 million cultivation business in town during a public hearing Tuesday. Odor was a focus of the seventh Planning Board hearing on the Valley Green Grow plan to develop a 1 million-square-foot medical and recreational marijuana cultivation operation at 44 Old Worcester Road.

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  2. Charlton adds more citizens' voices to marijuana advisory committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Selectmen have given residents a greater role in the town's marijuana matters by adding two more citizen seats to the Marijuana Advisory Committee. Selectmen's ad hoc committee was born of the board's first community host agreement for marijuana, signed in April 2017 with dispensary developer HealthWise  Foundation Inc. The company, known today as Green Gold Group Inc., will soon open its Route 20 dispensary, but at the time, it was the only marijuana business courting the town and therefore was the committee's sole focus.

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  3. Traffic accidents up 57 percent over five years in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Motor vehicle accidents logged in town are up 57 percent since 2013, and two Stafford Street intersections have been identified as the most egregious, according to a report to selectmen Tuesday. Selectmen responded to complaints of speeding near school bus stops, congestion at two new businesses in town and an uptick in accidents on Route 20 by forming a Civilian Traffic Commission late last year.

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  4. Charlton discusses odor, noise controls for pot farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Whether nearly 1 million square feet of marijuana cultivation will produce noise and odor pollution in a small Old Worcester Road neighborhood was the focus of a sixth Planning Board public hearing Wednesday. The Planning Board had until Dec. 4 to render its decision on the Valley Green Grow site plan to develop a $100 million medical and recreational marijuana cultivation operation on Charlton Orchard land at 44 Old Worcester Road.

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  5. Charlton woman who sparked Amber Alert pleads guilty to attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Charlton woman was sentenced to jail Monday for the attempted murder and reckless endangerment of her 3-year-old daughter last year. Leeann Rickheit, 40, with a last known address of 59 Stafford St., Charlton, pleaded guilty in Worcester Superior Court to attempted murder and child endangerment charges.

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  6. Bay Path ups its security game with a new app for mobile devicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHARLTON – Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School is about to launch a mobile app designed to enhance communication between the school and emergency personnel during a crisis. InForce 911 security service purports to reduce police response time and increase real-time communication between police and school staff.

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  7. Southbridge's new fire chief aims to boost staffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After a dramatic loss of employees from the highest ranks on down,  the Fire Department is inching closer to a full complement of 24 full-time employees, the fire chief said, and he's angling to add more. From the deputy chief post he held for five years, Fire Chief Paul Normandin was appointed to his present role on Nov. 5. The posts became available this year after former Chief Mark DiFronzo left to become fire chief in Upton, and Lt.

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

    Friday Nov 16 | 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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  9. With simulator training, Shepherd Hill students learn risks of distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    DUDLEY – Learning to avoid and ignore distractions could be the difference between being safe and being a statistic for teen drivers. At Shepherd Hill Regional High School, nearly 100 teen drivers are 19 percent less likely to cause an accident due to distracted driving after completing Distractology training.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Southbridge reaches limited agreement with Casella for trash pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Noting that legal fees have reached $250,000 and are rising, town councilors unanimously approved a settlement with Casella Waste Systems for the trash hauler to provide curbside pickup to residents for another 63 months, instead of until 2027. Casella has said it will close the town-owned landfill in December and cease curbside collection at about that time.

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  13. $100M LNG plant proposed on Route 20 in CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | 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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  14. Dissent over coaching style jolts Shepherd Hill football programRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Suffice to say, senior night did not go smoothly for the Shepherd Hill football team on Oct. 12 at Carmignani Memorial Field. Second-year coach Ryan Dugan cryptically challenged his players before facing St. John's to play like it's their last game because it might be his last one.

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

    Oct 30, 2018 | 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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  16. Charlton woman, accused of trying to kill child, wants charges dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | 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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  17. Photos released of people of interest in Worcester Common glass house vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - Police detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying two people of interest regarding a vandalism incident on the Worcester Common last weekend. At about 8 a.m. Monday, police were notified that a stained-glass structure on the Common had been vandalized.

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

    Oct 24, 2018 | 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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  19. Charlton explores environmental impacts of marijuana cultivator seeking to grow in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | 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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  20. Federal judge throws out pollution lawsuit against Southbridge landfill operator CasellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | 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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