NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Town Hall will reopen Monday, November 30, 2015
Sunday, December 6, 2015:
Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 4:30 PM. Download flyer
Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Alert:
MEMA - "Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is a highly contagious disease among birds that is carried and spread by water fowl and other wild birds. Turkeys, chickens and water fowl are particularly susceptible to this disease. It is possible that HPAI could resurge in the continental United States in the fall of 2015 as migratory birds fly south from Canada to warmer areas in the southern United States for the winter. During November and December, large populations of migrating birds will travel south over New England and the east coast, and experts believe that it is likely that these birds will spread the disease in New England and along the east coast. To date, HPAI has not been detected in New England or along the east coast." Backyard and commercial chicken and turkey owners are advised to be prepared:
Read the MDAR Notice
and Avian Flu Facts
Board of Health:
H Foote Road Well Contamination update - At this time, the Board of Health is currently waiting for the NOR (Notice of Responsibility) to be issued from MassDEP.
Government Study Committee:
The May 2015 Town Meeting authorized the Board of Selectmen to form a Government Study Committee. This committee’s charge is to review the current form of government and make a recommendation at the next annual town meeting as to whether or not there should be a change in our current form of government.
In order to make that decision we need to hear from as many people as possible on the challenges they may face with our current form of government. Any residents that would like to comment on our form of government or make any recommendations is encouraged to email the committee at email@example.com
The Charlton Fire Department would like to ensure that your House Number is clearly visible from the street. Click here for info.
Barn Inspections are conducted by the Animal Inspector from October through December each year. If you have any questions about these inspections, please contact the Board of Health at 508-248-2210. For more information, visit the MA Bureau of Animal Health
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 2015 tax rate for the Town of Charlton is $13.42 per thousand