NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Senior Tax Work-Off Program:
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
Chapter land renewals are due by OCT 1, get your application on our website
or in the Assessor’s office
The Charlton Cemetery Department will begin its annual Fall cleanup on Monday,
October 6, 2014. All flower pots,
and all decorations must be
removed before this date. Any
items left behind will be
removed and discarded by
Cemetery Department personnel.
Seasonal items may be replaced
on lots after November 17, 2014.
Special Town Meeting:
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 7 PM at Charlton Middle School
Halloween Costume Drive for CHIP-IN:
Do you have new or gently used children’s Halloween costumes that you don’t need? Please consider donating them to Charlton’s CHIP-IN (Charlton Helping Its People In Need) program! Please help us to help the children not so fortunate at this time to enjoy a wonderful Halloween. A donation box is located in the Town Hall, 37 Main Street. Thank you!
Trick or Treating:
Trick or Treating will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Animal Control: Attention Puppy/Dog Owners:
Parvovirus in Gardner, 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.
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