Sidewalk Project Update

Posted: September 27th, 2017

Sidewalk Update The Town Commissioners were briefed by a State Highway Administration employee on September 26th concerning the ongoing sidewalk project along MD 267 (Bladen) in Charlestown from the Edgewater to Market Street.  The wall in the 800 block of Bladen Street will be taken down utilizing a very large construction crane which necessitates a […]


Young at Heart 50+ Group

Posted: February 7th, 2016

This town sponsored group of 50+ agewise members 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.  No RSVP needed!  For information please contact Town Hall @ 410-287-6173.


Charge for Boat Ramp Usage Began October 1st.

Posted: September 18th, 2017

At the meeting of July 25, 2017 the Commissioners of Charlestown voted in favor of adopting an update of Ordinance #9 to the following:  The charge to launch a boat at the municipal boat ramp will be $10.00 a day or $25.00 for a yearly pass for in state boaters and $75.00 a year for […]


Web history of Charlestown available

Posted: November 30th, 2016

A new web based book on the history of Charlestown and particularly our role in Cecil County decoys can be found below.  The book written by Gerard Wittstatd, Jr. took almost 15 years to complete.   An interesting read!


NEXT Bulk Pick Up October 25, 2017

Posted: February 26th, 2016

IS WEDNESDAY October 25, 2017. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS BY TUESDAY, October 24th. FOR PICK-UP: CALL Town Hall @ 410-287-6173.  LEAVE MESSAGE IF NO ANSWER with address, name, phone number and brief description of items to be picked up. HAVE THEM OUT BY 7AM OR THE NIGHT BEFORE. Please do not put items […]


Halloween Parade and Costume Contest October 27

Posted: September 28th, 2017

Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest Line up at the Fire House at 4:00 PM Parade to start at 4:30 PM Prizes will be awarded.  Food and goody bags will be given to each child Parade Route:  Conestoga to Water to Market back to the Fire Company/Fair Green Park


Wreaths Across America December 16th

Posted: September 21st, 2017

On December 16th at 11:30 join volunteers all across America in laying wreaths at the graves of our nation’s veterans to honor and remember them for their service.   A short ceremony will be followed by volunteers laying the wreaths on 90 graves in Charlestown Cemetery.  The wreaths have been donated by the Northeast VFW.  Following […]


Cecil County Wade In held in Charlestown June 17

Posted: March 20th, 2017

This year’s Cecil County Wade-In was held in Charlestown!  We learned lots of way to make the Chesapeake Bay a healthier environment with things we can do in our own backyards.   Hosted by Charlestown  while Elk Neck State Park has some construction done, we got a lot of positive feedback from vendors, organizers and […]



Posted: December 28th, 2016


Dog licenses are required in Cecil County.  Licenses are sold at: Cecil County Animal Services Cecil County Finance Office For your convenience, dog license applications are also accepted through the mail.  Simply complete the dog license application and follow the instructions provided on the form. The Cecil County website has more information at .


Charlestown Postal Services

Posted: February 7th, 2016

Window Hours: Monday Through Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00PM Saturday 8AM to Noon Lobby Open 8AM to 5:15 PM Box mail ready for pick-up by 3:30 Monday – Friday and 11AM on Saturday