NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Building and Burning Permits may now be obtained online. Click here for details
Charlton nomination papers are now available for the Saturday, May 3, 2014 town elections. Last day to take papers out is Thursday, March 13, 2014 (until 3:30 PM). Visit the Town Clerk's page for more info.
The office will be closed on Wednesday, March 12th from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM to attend a seminar. The Town Clerk’s Office will be closed on Friday, March 14, 2014.
BALLOT VOTE and DEBT EXCLUSION VOTE - March 18, 2014:
The Dudley-Charlton Regional School Committee voted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 to authorize the borrowing of $2,200,000. The Charlton Board of Selectmen voted on February 5, 2014 to hold a debt exclusion vote. There will be 2 check-ins and 2 check-outs as the voters list will be different. Both votes will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Heritage School from 12 Noon – 8:00 PM.
Last day to register to vote will be Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 9:00AM – 8:00PM in the Town Clerk’s Office to be eligible to vote in the election.
2014 Dog License are now available in office or mail in request. License before March 1 to avoid the $10 per dog late fee. Visit the Town Clerk's page
Notice - Charlton Cable TV Public Ascertainment Hearing:
April 1, 2014 at 7 PM in the Selectmen's Meeting Room. The purpose of the hearing will be to review the performance of the current cable television operator, Charter, during its current license term and to hear testimony on future cable-related needs and interests of the Charlton community. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and offer testimony on any cable-related matters.
Fishing Rod Building Class sponsored by Charlton Recreation. Saturday, Apr. 5, 2014 from 9 AM - 3 PM at the Charlton Senior Center. Pre-Registration Suggested. $140.
The Charlton Cemetery
Department will begin its annual
spring cleanup on Monday,
April 7, 2014. All winter baskets,
pots and 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 April 18, 2014.
Earth Day Festival:
Saturday, April 26th from 8 AM - 12 PM. Earth Fest planners are looking for volunteers ! All are welcome! Click here for more info.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day:
On April 26, 2014 from 10 AM - 2 PM the Charlton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Charlton Police Department at 85 Masonic Home Road, Charlton, MA. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Safely dispose of your unwanted or unused prescription drugs. Download flyer
FREE Fishing Day at Fay Mountain Farm. May 3, 2014 from 10 AM - 2 PM. Download Flyer
Water connections now 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