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

HOURS: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday - Friday
(Closed 12 to 1 pm for lunch)

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 June 29, 2016

IS WEDNESDAY June 29, 2016. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE CALLED IN YOUR ITEMS BY TUESDAY, APRIL 26th 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, and lunch.  No RSVP needed!  For information please contact Town Hall @ 410-287-6173.

NEXT Hazardous Waste Day

APRIL 24, 2016
7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Click here for details!

A Buddy For Life Inc.

Performs 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 ourwebsite for more

A License is a…
Lost Dog’s Ticket Home.


Dog Licenses are required in Cecil County and can in most instances be purchased at Town Hall. 2016 licenses are now available. For more info and an application, please contact Town Hall or Cecil County.

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!