NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Traffic Delay Notice - Saturday, August 2, 2014:
The Pan-Mass Challenge has about 3,500 cyclists who will be riding through Charlton on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Drivers should expect serious traffic delays on the following roadways between the period of 5:45 A.M. and 7:00 A.M. Please seek alternate routes:
Highway Department - Notice of Road Work:
- Rt. 20 (eastbound) from the Sturbridge line to the intersection of Rt. 31.
- Masonic Home Road (Rt. 31)
- Main St. (Rt. 31)
- Muggett Hill Road
- Oxford Road
Effective July 21, 2014 through the summer, the following roads will be under construction and closed at certain stages of construction: Colburn Rd., Partridge Hill to Daniels Road, Carpenter Hill Rd., T Hall Rd to Rt. 169, Hammond Hill Rd.,Oxbow Road, Priscilla Lane, and
Annual valve exercising starts, Thursday, June 5, 2014 and continuing for approximately 6-8 weeks. Due to the exercising, there may be some pressure loss and discoloration of water; customers are advised to check their water before washing clothes. Customers may also get accumulated sediments in their house laterals. This will clear after a brief run of water at the tap.
- Hot Weather Alert: Temps are on the rise. PLEASE do not leave your pets in the car. Outside temps as low as 75 degrees translate to inside temps of well over 100 degrees. Lethal for pets. If you love them, leave them home.
- 2014 Dog Licenses - Available in the town clerk's office or mail in request. $10 late fee after March 1. Failure to obtain a dog license is subject to a $50 fine per dog. Please obtain your license today!
Please be advised that groups that use the Municipal Recreation Fields that are between the Library and the Westridge Cemetery that parking within the CEMETERY is NOT allowed and individuals who do park there may have their vehicles ticketed or towed.
Water connections are available for properties on Main Street, North Main Street, Northside Road, and Route 20. Call the Water and Sewer Commission at 508 248-4953 for information. Download Announcement
The FY 2014 tax rate for the Town of Charlton is $12.66 per thousand