State funds for area bridge projects announced

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Charlton, Southbridge to receive $500,000 each; $100,000 in Webster BOSTON — Several local communities are among the more than two dozen who will receive state funds for bridge projects. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced a new round of Municipal Small Bridge Program Grant Awards in which 27 communities will be […]

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. […]

Photo of Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley, Massachusetts Police Department

Chief’s Corner

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Week of April 19, 2020 A weekly column by Police Chief Steven Wojnar of the Dudley Police Department The Commonwealth of Massachusetts continues operating under the state of emergency due to the Covid-19 virus.  Several people have inquired about the status of motor vehicle documents, such as drivers’ licenses.  What […]

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 […]

Exits 9, 10 closed overnight on I-290 Eastbound for work

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Closures on July 24-25 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo by Shaun Moriarty The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be closing the I-290 eastbound on ramps this week in Worcester and Auburn. Police details will be on site to assist with directing traffic. […]