NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Old Home Day:
Monday, September 1, 2014. Old Home Day Brochure and Schedule of Events
or get info here...
Road Info for Labor Day Weekend / Old Home Day:
Senior Tax Work-Off Program:
- Monday, September 1, 2014: Main Street (Rt. 31), will be closed between Masonic Home Road and Muggett Hill Road from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. to accommodate the 118th Charlton “Old Home Day” celebration. Masonic Home Road (Rt. 31) will also be on Monday, September 1, 2014, between Trolley Crossing Road and Main Street from 2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M., to accommodate the 118th Charlton “Old Home Day Parade”. Residents, guests and staff of the Masonic Home / Overlook Community will be allowed access during the road closure. Motorists who need to travel through this particular area must follow the posted detour signs to get to their respective destination.
- As always, motorists should plan their travel time accordingly, expect delays and seek alternate routes!
Applications for the Senior Tax Work-Off Program are now available. Click here to download the Senior Tax Work-off Application Package.
For more information or assistance, please call Outreach Coordinator, Debra Ciesluk, at 508-248-2231.
Household Hazardous Waste Day:
Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9 AM - 1 PM at Casella Waste Services Facility, 165 Barefoot Road (across from the landfill). Download the Flyer
Animal Control: Attention Puppy/Dog Owners:
Parvovirus outbreak in Lowell and Springfield. Parvo is highly contagious among dogs and spread by dogs eating the poop of infected dogs. The general symptoms of parvovirus are lethargy, severe vomiting, loss of appetite and bloody, foul-smelling diarrhea. See: ASPCA's Parvovirus Page
for more info. Prevent parvo by keeping your dogs, especially puppies
, up to date on vaccinations. The common distemper vaccination series includes a vaccine for parvo. Talk to your vet.
Highway Department - Notice of Road Work:
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
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