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Founded in 1742, Charlestown has a variety of recreational amenities, historical attractions, and special activities

for people of all ages.

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TOWN NEWS & PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE

POST PLAN IMPLEMENTATION RESULTS

FROM A LETTER DATED AUGUST 14

FROM PHIL VENTURA

POSTPLAN COORDINATOR

The Postal Service has concluded the POST Plan review process for the Charlestown PO. Customer survey responses, input from the community meeting and the operational needs of the Postal Service were considered in reaching the implementation decision..

It has been determined that the Post Office will provide 4 hours of window service each weekday. Current Saturday window service hours will not be reduced and access to delivery receptacles will not be changed as a result of the POST plan realignment of weekday window service hours.

The Post Service will announce the date of implementation and the operation hours of the office at a later date to allow for the completion of the administrative tasks associated with the implementation.

See letter

 

PARKING PERMITS ARE REQUIRED IN CHARLESTOWN

SIGNS ARE POSTED FOR AREAS THAT ARE PERMIT ONLY OR TOW-A-WAY ZONES IN CHARLESTOWN

TOWN RESIDENTS MAY STOP BY TOWN HALL TO PICK UP THEIR FREE VEHICLE PERMITS

NON-TOWN RESIDENTS MAY PURCHASE A PARKING PERMIT FOR $50 OR MAY PARK FOR FREE AT THE END OF WATER STREET IN LOT B

PERMITS ARE AVAILABLE FROM TOWN HALL,

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 9:00AM TO 5:00PM

 

NEXT BULK PICK UP

IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS FOR PICK-UP AND HAVE THEM OUT BY 7AM OR THE NIGHT BEFORE

CECIL TRANSIT has SERVICE IN CHARLESTOWN

The bus picks up at the Fairgreen Park Gazebo (behind Town Hall)

FOR SCHEDULES VISIT www.ceciltransit.com

or call 410-658-5574

Schedules are also available at Town Hall

Charlestown Event Calendar

 

Please e-mail Town Clerk with any questions, comments or events you would like to have added to the event calendar.

CONQUER THE BRIDGE II

CHESAPEAKE CITY BRIDGE

October 4, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

 

 

Town Commissioner's Meeting

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

7:00PM

 

Planning and Zoning Meeting

September 4, 2014

7:00PM

Agenda

Historic District Commission meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm

Next Cecil House Restoration Board Meeting

To be announced

 

UTILITY BILLING CYCLE FOR

3rd Quarter: 

Third Quarter Utility Bills

Utility bills will be for the months of July, August and September and will be mailed in early October and will be due November 10th

PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY

IF YOUR ADDRESS IS ON THE SHUT OFF

LIST THERE IS A $50 FEE DUE

please pay your bill on time!

                       CALL TOWN HALL

@ 410-287-6173 WITH ANY CONCERNS

YOU MAY MAKE WEEKLY PAYMENTS TO AVOID HAVING TO PAY YOUR BILL ALL AT ONCE

$50 A MONTH PAYMENTS WILL PAY MOST EVERY HOUSEHOLD'S BILLS

 

THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A CREDIT FROM THE COUNTY ON POOL FILLS. THIS IS EFFECTIVE FOR THE ENTIRE 2014 SEASON AND FORWARD

Utility Billing Cycles for 2014

The Town Of Charlestown

FY 2013-2014 Approved Budget

is available for review by clicking the link below:

FY 2013-2014 APPROVED BUDGET

FY 2014 - 2015 APPROVED BUDGET

THE TOWN OF CHARLESTOWN FY 2012-2013 AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW - TO VIEW, CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

FY 2011-2012 Audited Financial Statement Link

NEED A SMOKE DETECTOR FOR YOUR HOME?

The Charlestown Fire Company is giving away smoke detectors to anyone in their Fire District who needs one for their home.

Please Call 410-287-6451 and leave a detailed message with your phone number, address & name.

If you already have a smoke detector in your home,

PLEASE CHECK THE BATTERIES TODAY!

 
 

 

Charlestown Gear

We have Stickers, Pins and Patches

Available at Town Hall

Charlestown Lapel Pin (3/4"diameter) $4.00

Charlestown "CT" Sticker (5"wide) $3.00

Charlestown Patch (3" diameter) $5.00

Free Prescription Discount Card

This card (available at Town Hall) brought to you by the Town of Charlestown in collaboration with the National League of Cities.  This is NOT an insurance card but a DISCOUNT card.  Many of the stores in our area welcome these cards which will entitle you to save an average of 15-20% off the regular retail price of prescription drugs.  One card is good for the entire family.

Click each link below for more information

Cecil County Services

Federal Services

 

 

 

 

Trash & Recycling will be picked up on Monday, Labor Day,

September 1st

Town Hall will be closed on

Monday, Labor Day

and all Town employees will have the day off

HAVE A FUN FILLED WEEKEND

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The Town Board of Commissioners would like to extend their condolences to the Andy Harris Family

for their unexpected loss of

Sylvia "Cookie" Harris on Thursday

Our thoughts and prayers are with you

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SAVE THE DATE for the Colonial Charlestown Fall Yard Sale on

Saturday September 13th

from 9:00am to 2:00pm

at the Historic 107 house at 343 Market Street

If you would like to rent a table space for only $10, Call Mrs. Becky at 410-287-8262

NEW THIS YEAR

homemade food for purchase with take out available

Homemade crab soup, BBQ, and Baked goods

 

 

Want to report a STREET LIGHT OUTAGE on your Street? A fast and easy way to report the problem is to log on to the Delmarva Power website and follow the instructions. To expedite the repair, obtain the pole numbers on the street light pole and then log on to the Delmarva Power website.

 

 

BBQ BASH at the WELLWOOD

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH

see flyer

FOR MORE INFO CONTACT:

Tara Hyde at 410-398-3399

or thyde@habitatsusq.org

for more info

Young at Heart 50+ Group

Meets every Tuesday at Charlestown

St. John's United Methodist Church

from 10am to 1pm

All are Welcome to attend for socializing,

playing cards and games, and lunch.

No RSVP needed !

For information please contact Town Hall @

410-287-6173

CEMETERY LOTS IN PRIME LOCTION AVAILABLE

$700.00 per lot 

Please contact Town Hall for more information.

 

             Delmarva Power's FREE Quick Home Energy Check-up

http://homeenergysavings.delmarva.com/quick-home-energy-check-up-program

 

We are happy to announce that effective January 1, 2013, A Buddy For Life Inc. will be performing Animal Care and Control Services for Cecil County, Our phone number is 410-392-0000.

Our office/adoption hours are

Monday to Thursday 12:00pm - 7:00pm

  Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Please visit our

web-site for more information.

www.abuddyforlife.org

 DOG LICENSES EXPIRE!

Dog Licenses are required in Cecil County and can in most instances be purchased at Town Hall. For more info and an application, please contact Town Hall or Cecil County.