Three sent to UMass Memorial after late morning collisions

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Multiple departments respond as Charlton first responders deal with flurry of calls 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo CHARLTON — First responders were stretched thin on Monday as they worked multiple car crashes. In barely more than a 45-minute period, the Charlton Fire Department reported it responded to five calls […]

Three taken to hospital in overnight accident on Pike

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Two tractor-trailers among the vehicles inolved in accident 📸 Charlton Fire Department photos CHARLTON — A multi-vehicle accident led to three individuals being taken to the hospital in the pre-dawn hours Saturday morning. The accident occurred on the Massachusetts Turnpike at approximately 3:10 a.m., according to the Charlton Fire Department. […]

MassPike building closed after positive COVID-19 case

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Patient employed in Charlton, not a resident of town CHARLTON — Several employees of a local Mass Pike service station are quarantined after a co-worker has tested positive for COVID-19, with the facility in which they work being temporarily closed. Charlton Town Administrator Andrew Golas said a maintenance worker based […]

Three firefighters quarantined after exposure to COVID-19 patient

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Charlton Fire Department to take further precautions 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo CHARLTON — Three members of the Charlton Fire Department have been placed in quarantine after being exposed to a patient who has tested positively for the coronavirus. The Charlton Fire Department announced the measures being taken on […]

Charlton home suffers ‘significant’ damage in fire

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Electrical inspector involved in investigation of two-alarm blaze 📸 Todd Carlson photos CHARLTON — Firefighters from multiple communities knocked down a two-alarm blaze on Route 169 on Friday night. According to a statement released by the Charlton Fire Department, the homeowner of 336 Southbridge Road reported “he had smoke and […]