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Downpours cause flooding along Charles River

Sudbury River also expected to overtop banks

NATICK — Living at the end of River Street, with the Charles River literally a stone’s throw away, residents here are aware of the danger of flooding.

It happened in 2006 and 2009, when the Charles crested and covered the land around several residences, and boats were the only way to reach them.

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