Town News & Public Notices

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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

OFFICE HOURS (Effective 9/5/16)
7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Thursday
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.

dogsDog Licenses are required in Cecil County.  We have been informed that we will not be selling licenses for the upcoming year.  2017 Licenses should be available at this time and should be purchased between now and December 31st.  To obtain a license for your dog, please contact animal control at 410-441-2040.  They are located at 3280 Augustine Herman Highway, Elkton MD 21921 (Rte 213 towards Chesapeake City)  Their hours of operation are:

Monday, Closed

Tuesday,  Noon – 5:30 PM

Wednesday, Noon – 7:00 PM

Thursday, Noon – 5:30 PM

Friday, Noon-5:30

Saturday, 10AM – 4PM

Sunday, Noon -3:00 PM

The Cecil County website has more information at .  While it still says that they will be available here in Town Hall, we have been informed that this information is incorrect for the upcoming year.

NEXT Bulk Pick Up December 28, 2016

IS WEDNESDAY December 28, 2016. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS BY TUESDAY, December 27th FOR PICK-UP:  410-287-6173 AND HAVE THEM OUT BY 7AM OR THE NIGHT BEFORE. Please do not put items out far in advance of the date.  Doing so makes your neighborhood unsightly.

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.

NEXT Hazardous Waste Day April 23, 2016

hazardous-wasteCECIL COUNTY LANDFILL Sunday April 23, 2017
Great time to dispose of those materials that you have been storing wondering what to do with!

Click below for details!


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!