Town News & Public Notices

Historic Charlestown

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Town of Charlestown

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

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.
Earth Day/River Sweep Thank YOU!

Join us on April 21!

Thank you to all those who joined us on Saturday!  We had 17 in the morning at Avalon and 6 in the afternoon at Long Point and Foot Log.  We also got a group at the storm settlement pond in Cool Springs with Sean Durgin.  Got lots done and the weather decided to become spring for a couple of days making it a beautiful day to volunteer!

NEXT Bulk Pick Up April 25, 2018

IS WEDNESDAY April 25, 2018 MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS BY TUESDAY, April 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.

Community Wide Yard Sale – May 19th 8AM – ?

Here’s the List!  To have your address added please email town hall at or give a call at 410-287-6173

The following residents have treasures for you to seek!

424 Calvert Street – Purses and bags *Coach, *Victoria Secret, *31, * Stone Mountain, Fossil leather, *Vera Bradley, *Beach, Sun and Sand; camera, baskets, tupperware, pottery, women’s clothes, Christmas items, Dog toys/clothes; Fishing gear, boating items, tools, vehicle parts and accessories!

341 Caroline Street

345 Caroline Street

The residents of Tasker Lane

Bay Wise Review & Historic Highlight Tour May 20th

Join us for the 2nd Baywise Tour on May 20th.  Click on the link below for more details

Baywise Tour

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


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!