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Charles County Video Tourbook

Explore all that Charles County has to offer, or as we like to call it - “The County with Quality Places and Natural Spaces.”
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Celebrate Charles

Celebrate Charles!

The gateway to historic Southern Maryland and a short drive from our nation's capital, Charles County offers a great variety of things to see and do. Whether you are a history buff, nature lover, biker, kayaker, baseball fan, or just plain curious, we have something for you here.
 
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Citizen Notification System

CNS

Charles County Government has replaced its Citizen Notification System (CNS) to provide enhanced communications to the public. The new system offers many new features, including improved text message delivery. All citizens are urged to register for the new system online at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/CNS.
 

Autumn Colors of Waldorf Photo Contest

Photo Contest

Show the beauty of Waldorf during the autumn season by entering your photo in the 2014 “Autumn Colors of Waldorf: With Pride, We Prosper” photo contest. Photo entries will be accepted starting Monday, Sept. 22. To enter, please visit the contest webpage and upload your photo for consideration. One winner will be selected in each of the three categories: Residential, Business, and Open Space/Recreational Area.  Each winner will receive a gift certificate to a local nursery. Entry deadline is Nov. 15.
 

Celebrate Charles: FallFest

FallFest Event

Celebrate Charles: FallFest is right around the corner ... Saturday, Oct. 25, from Noon-4 p.m. at Regency Furniture Stadium! Fun for the whole family! Local artisans and crafters will showcase their talents in the Celebrate Charles Marketplace. Kids of all ages can test out their Halloween costumes on the Trick-or-Treat Trail and can play all day in the Family Fun Zone. Live music to be performed by the Sara Gray Band (Noon) and Sam Grow (2:30 p.m.).
 

 

PAX Open House

Open House

Tri-County Council, in cooperation with Charles County and other communities, agencies, and organizations in the region, is conducting a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS PAX). In order to develop a JLUS that is responsive to local needs, public input is critical. A public open house is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, MD. Read more.

VanGO

VanGO Links to P.G. County

Did you know that VanGO provides service between Brandywine Crossing in Prince George's County to the Pinefield South Shopping Center in Charles County? Learn more.

Vision 2020 Pilot Program

Vision 2020 Pilot Program

“A mission to fight poverty.” Join the Charles County Government as a contributing partner in the new Vision 2020 Pilot Program developed to help empower Charles County families. For details, please call 301-934-0100, or 301-870-3388, ext. 5100. Together, we can improve the lives of Charles County’s citizens in need.

Charles County Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions

The Charles County Commissioners are seeking county residents to fill vacancies on various boards, committees, and commissions. Learn more by reading the web page with a list of vacancies.

Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan

Learn more about the Comprehensive Plan by visiting the website.

Online you will find a document library, meeting materials, project schedules, message boards, and more.

Charles County Video Tourbook
Celebrate Charles
Citizen Notification System
Autumn Colors of Waldorf Photo Contest
Celebrate Charles: FallFest
PAX Open House
VanGO
Vision 2020 Pilot Program
Charles County Boards and Commissions
Comprehensive Plan

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Photo of the Week!

Port Tobacco One Room School House

Port Tobacco One Room School House
Photo of the Week: Oct. 20-26, 2014
Submitted By: Donald Poole

For a chance to feature your photo, please e-mail: MediaPromotions@CharlesCounty.org

Please review the RULES prior to submitting your photo. This is not a contest. Photos are randomly selected, and must be high resolution. Include the title of your photograph, as well as your first and last name.