State Police make arrest after Pike pursuit

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📸The Citizen Chronicle file photo CHARLTON — At approximately 12:05 p.m. on Thursday, a Massachusetts State Trooper assigned to Troop H attempted to stop a 2020 Nissan Route with a Vermont registration for motor vehicle violations on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound in Weston. The SUV failed to stop and fled […]

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 […]

Area educators applauded in nominations for Teacher of the Year

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The Citizen Chronicle will announce two winners on Wednesday morning Last week, The Citizen Chronicle put out a call for locals to nominate teachers from across the area to be recognized as the Teacher of the Year. The response was strong and a great reminder of the impact teachers have […]

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. […]

Madden, Spencer’s oldest citizen, passes away at 105

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Retired as school principal in 1981 SPENCER — Mary E. Madden, educator and Spencer’s oldest citizen, ended her 105-year journey on Wednesday, April 29, at Overlook Masonic Health Center in Charlton, her residence since 2017. Mary was born in Spencer on September 18, 1914, in the family home on Grant […]