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Founded in 1742, Charlestown has a variety of recreational amenities, historical attractions, and special activities for people of all ages.

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TOWN NEWS & PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE

POST OFFICE COMMUNITY HEARING

AUGUST 12 at 12:00noon

CHARLESTOWN POST OFFICE

You should be receiving a survey in the mail if your zip code is 21914.

If you do not receive one by July 22, go to Post Office to pick one up.

The Postal Service will hold a meeting to answer questions and provide additional information about POST Plan. Although survey results will be known and shared, the Postal Service will not make a final decision regarding this office until after the Public meeting.

For more information see complete Notice.

 

The Tennis and Basketball courts at the Athletic Field are still closed. They are almost ready but not ready for play. Also, please realize that roller blades, bike riding and skate boards are not allowed at anytime.

PARKING PERMITS ARE REQUIRED IN CHARLESTOWN

SIGNS ARE POSTED FOR AREAS THAT ARE PERMIT ONLY OR TOW-A-WAY ZONES IN CHARLESTOWN

TOWN RESIDENTS MAY STOP BY TOWN HALL TO PICK UP THEIR FREE VEHICLE PERMITS

NON-TOWN RESIDENTS MAY PURCHASE A PARKING PERMIT FOR $50 OR MAY PARK FOR FREE AT THE END OF WATER STREET IN LOT B

PERMITS ARE AVAILABLE FROM TOWN HALL,

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 9:00AM TO 5:00PM

 

NEXT BULK PICK UP

IS WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS FOR PICK-UP AND HAVE THEM OUT BY 7AM OR THE NIGHT BEFORE

CECIL TRANSIT has SERVICE IN CHARLESTOWN

The bus picks up at the Fairgreen Park Gazebo (behind Town Hall)

FOR SCHEDULES VISIT www.ceciltransit.com

or call 410-658-5574

Schedules are also available at Town Hall

Charlestown Event Calendar

 

Please e-mail Town Clerk with any questions, comments or events you would like to have added to the event calendar.

CONQUER THE BRIDGE II

CHESAPEAKE CITY BRIDGE

October 4, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER

 

 

Town Commissioner's Meeting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

7:00PM

Agenda

Closed Session to follow

Planning and Zoning Meeting

August 7, 2014

7:00PM

Historic District Commission meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm

Next Cecil House Restoration Board Meeting

To be announced

 

UTILITY BILLING CYCLE FOR

2nd Quarter: 

Second Quarter Utility Bills

Bills were mailed if you did not receive yours, please contact Town Hall

They are due on August 8th to avoid a late fee

Any concerns, please contact us

                       CALL TOWN HALL

@ 410-287-6173 WITH ANY CONCERNS

YOU MAY MAKE WEEKLY PAYMENTS TO AVOID HAVING TO PAY YOUR BILL ALL AT ONCE

THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A CREDIT FROM THE COUNTY ON POOL FILLS. THIS IS EFFECTIVE FOR THE ENTIRE 2014 SEASON AND FORWARD

Utility Billing Cycles for 2014

The Town Of Charlestown

FY 2013-2014 Approved Budget

is available for review by clicking the link below:

FY 2013-2014 APPROVED BUDGET

FY 2014 - 2015 APPROVED BUDGET

THE TOWN OF CHARLESTOWN FY 2012-2013 AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW - TO VIEW, CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

FY 2011-2012 Audited Financial Statement Link

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!

 
 

 

Charlestown Gear

We have Stickers, Pins and Patches

Available at Town Hall

Charlestown Lapel Pin (3/4"diameter) $4.00

Charlestown "CT" Sticker (5"wide) $3.00

Charlestown Patch (3" diameter) $5.00

Free Prescription Discount Card

This card (available at Town Hall) brought to you by the Town of Charlestown in collaboration with the National League of Cities.  This is NOT an insurance card but a DISCOUNT card.  Many of the stores in our area welcome these cards which will entitle you to save an average of 15-20% off the regular retail price of prescription drugs.  One card is good for the entire family.

Click each link below for more information

Cecil County Services

Federal Services

 

 

 

 

THERE WILL BE A COMMUNITY WIDE

JULY 19TH 8:00AM

YARD SALE ON SATURDAY, JULY 19TH

Click here for ADDRESSES

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE LISTED AS AN ADDRESS THAT IS PARTICIPATING IN THE YARD SALE

PLEASE CONTACT THE TOWN CLERK

@TOWNCLERK21914@COMCAST.NET OR

410-287-6173

 

Thanks to all who came out for our first

OUTDOOR MOVIE and DRUG AWARENESS night

There will be another on SATURDAY August 9th

THE MOVIE BEING SHOWN IS   THE LEGO Movie

So Mark your calenders!

This is a picture of Bob Evick of Bob's Tree Service returning "Freddie" a young osprey to his nest. The osprey had fallen out and was picked up by Jeff one of our Town Maintenance Workers. The osprey was found on Frederick street, hence his name "Freddie".

See story: http://www.cecildaily.com/news/local_news/article_1f82205f-1c7a-5c7d-9a7c-306bf5c5065e.html

 

Want to report a STREET LIGHT OUTAGE on your Street? A fast and easy way to report the problem is to log on to the Delmarva Power website and follow the instructions. To expedite the repair, obtain the pole numbers on the street light pole and then log on to the Delmarva Power website.

 

 

BUILDING A HOUSE

NOW ON CHARLESTOWN PLACE

FOR MORE INFO CONTACT:

Tara Hyde at 410-398-3399

or thyde@habitatsusq.org

for more info

Young at Heart 50+ Group

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, and lunch.

No RSVP needed !

For information please contact Town Hall @

410-287-6173

CEMETERY LOTS IN PRIME LOCTION AVAILABLE

$700.00 per lot 

Please contact Town Hall for more information.

 

             Delmarva Power's FREE Quick Home Energy Check-up

http://homeenergysavings.delmarva.com/quick-home-energy-check-up-program

 

We are happy to announce that effective January 1, 2013, A Buddy For Life Inc. will be performing Animal Care and Control Services for Cecil County, Our phone number is 410-392-0000.

Our office/adoption hours are

Monday to Thursday 12:00pm - 7:00pm

  Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Please visit our

web-site for more information.

www.abuddyforlife.org

 DOG LICENSES EXPIRE!

Dog Licenses are required in Cecil County and can in most instances be purchased at Town Hall. For more info and an application, please contact Town Hall or Cecil County.