Town News & Public Notices

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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

After Hours Water Emergencies:
Wib Pumpaly, Town Administrator: 443-553-5464

Karl Fockler, President of the Board:443-907-3344

Charlestown Event Calendar
Please e-mail Town Clerk with any questions, comments or events you would like to have added to the event calendar.
NEXT Bulk Pick Up March 25, 2020 Cancelled

The decision was recently made by our Commissioners to reduce our bulk pickup to one day a month.    OUR NEXT BULK PICK UP DATE IS WEDNESDAY March 25 2020. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS BY TUESDAY, March 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 out in advance of the date.  Doing so makes your neighborhood unsightly.

Firehouse sponsored Easter Egg Hunt April 11th @ 10 AM

The Charlestown Fire Company is sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on April 11, 2020 at 10AM on the grounds of Fairgreen Park.  This free event is for children 10 and under.  Bring your own basket or bag to collect the eggs in.

Town Wide Yard Sale – Delayed until further notice

As of this time, the yard sale is on hold.  When the pandemic is no longer  a threat, we will reschedule.  We will have a town wide yard sale on May 2nd with a rain date of May 9th.  An ad will be run in the Cecil Whig close to the date.  If you would like to be on the list, please contact town hall with your address and the all the addresses will be posted here on our website.

 

Addresses signed up are:

612 Calvert Street

151 Cool Springs – baby stuff, toys and clothes

340 Market Street

1567 W. Old Philadelphia Road – Harley items

129 Saratoga Court – home interior decor, wall hangings, beach decor

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, 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  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).  The passes are good for the calendar year ending December 31, of the year purchased.

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!