The Shepherd Hill Student Council is inviting the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Monday evening, November 25th.  The community dinner will take place from 6-7:30PM and all are welcome. Ray Kane from Shepherd Hill Regional High School tells THE LAKE 940, “This event will provide families and friends with a free hot meal…

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The Charlton Police Department, which often shares photos from neighboring departments that they call “Security Cameras Ruin Everything,” are looking for someone who has committed a crime in town this time. Police are searching for the male suspect in connection to a theft that took place recently.  Even though the photos are a little “fuzzy,”…

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Just before 7:30PM on Monday, June 17th, Charlton Police, Fire and EMS were called to a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Stafford Street and Center Depot Road. The 2 vehicle accident closed the roadway for a short time as a white GMC van and black Ford Escape were removed.  As police investigated,…

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At 11:30 on Tuesday evening, crews from Charlton Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire at 136 Freeman Road.   The blaze quickly became a 2 alarm fire with mutual aid brought in from Auburn, Oxford and Southbridge. Within 10 minutes the fire was already showing through the roof of the unoccupied building.  The fire…

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The National Weather Service and AccuWeather are expecting record-breaking cold weather as we get ready to spend time with family and friends on Thanksgiving. An arctic cold front is going to bring blustery conditions to Southern New England, Wednesday night through Friday morning.  High temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, may not even reach 25 degrees. …

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Just after midnight on Saturday, July 7th, firefighters from the Charlton Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire at 63 Main Street. Within minutes, flames were visible coming from the second story of the home and it was declared a 3 alarm fire.  Mutual aid was brought in from Auburn, Douglas, Dudley, Oxford, Leicester, Southbridge,…

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It was a memorable last day of school at Shepherd Hill Regional High School for 16 year old Cosmo Casamassa, but not in a good way. He didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye to his teachers or friends before the Summer. School administrators forced the student with Asperger Syndrome to stay at home…

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On Friday, June 1st at about 2 PM, Massachusetts State Police stopped a vehicle on The MassPike in Charlton that led to the arrest of 3 people from Ohio. A Trooper from the Sturbridge Barracks observed a 2017 Hyundai Accent traveling slowly in the left lane of Route 90 Eastbound in Sturbridge,  causing other vehicles to…

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Congratulations are in order for 2 local men from the Charlton Police Department.  Officers Gary Wood and Tim Smith were chosen as First Responders of the Year at the Central Massachusetts Emergency Medical System’s annual meeting. Thanks to the officers quick response and actions, a 46 year old man in cardiac arrest was successfully resuscitated…

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If you want a Number 9 steak sub you’ll have to drive to Auburn, Charlton or Worcester now that the D’Angelo Grilled Sandwich Shop in the Big Lots Plaza has closed its doors for good.  Calling the number listed for the store on 118 East Main Street, you get a chipper voice recording saying, “We…

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