Town News & Public Notices

Historic Charlestown

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OUR LOCATION

Town of Charlestown

P.O. Box 154
241 Market Street
Charlestown, MD 21914
(410) 287-6173 Phone
(410) 287-6620 Fax

OFFICE HOURS
7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Mon. to Thurs.
7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Friday

Charlestown Event Calendar
Please e-mail Town Clerk with any questions, comments or events you would like to have added to the event calendar.
Town of Charlestown participates in Mosquito Spraying 2018

The Town of Charlestown will be participating in the mosquito spraying program run by the Maryland Department of Agriculture during the months of June, July and August. Spraying will occur bi-weekly on Tuesday mornings beginning between midnight and 1am. For more information, including the Policy on Objection to Mosquito Control services and related exemption form if you wish to be excluded from the program, please visit the Dept. of Agriculture Mosquito Control Website here.  

 

The brochure entitled “Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Viruses” is here:  mosquitos

Maryland Historical Trust Rehabilitation Tax Credit Workshop May 22 Havre de Grace!

May 22, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. 

At the:

Cultural Center & Havre de Grace Opera House

121 N. Union Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078

For more information visit the state website at:

https://mht.maryland.gov/taxCredits.shtml

or call:

Elizabeth Totten 410-697-9551

or

Megan Klem 410-697-9560

NEXT Bulk Pick Up May 30, 2018

IS WEDNESDAY May 30, 2018 MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS BY TUESDAY, May 29th. 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 out in advance of the date.  Doing so makes your neighborhood unsightly.

Hook, Line & Sinkers Fishing Tournament August 18th 8AM – 2PM

Saturday, August 18th the Town of Charlestown is sponsoring Hook, Line & Sinkers Fishing Tournament.  Check-in begins at 8AM and fishing is from 9 to 11 with awards and free lunch following.  Sign ups can be done contacting town hall.  See all the details below!

Hook Line Little Sinker FLYER 2018

Young at Heart 50+ Group

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.

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  out of state boaters.  The daily fee will be collected by an honor box system located at the boat ramp.  Yearly passes will be sold at Town Hall during regular business hours ( Mondays through Thursdays 7:30 to 5:00 and Fridays from 7:30 to 4).  Any yearly passes sold between October and December 2017 will be valid through December of 2018.

Charlestown Postal Services

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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

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!