Town of Chestertown
November 25, 2015
TOWN OFFICE CLOSINGS
The Town Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, 2015 in observance of Thanksgiving.
TRASH & RECYCLING SCHEDULE
Trash will be picked up as usual on Wednesday and Sunday, but NOT on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 (Thanksgiving Day). Recycling will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015.
SANTA’S ARRIVAL & LIGHTING OF THE TOWN
On Friday, Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m., join us for one of our most beloved holiday traditions. Santa’s arrival to Chestertown (on a fire truck!) is heralded with classic Christmas songs performed by the Kent County Community Marching Band. Our Mayor will flip a switch and set the entire Downtown Historic District aglow with lights on buildings and in treetops, setting the scene for the rest of the holiday season.
KENT COUNTY CHRISTMAS PARADE
This Saturday, Nov. 28, enjoy unique shopping and dining, elegant decorations and a traditional Christmas parade, featuring Santa and some of his favorite friends! Marching bands, floats, classic cars, fire engines and more! Parade starts on Dixon Drive at 10:00 a.m. and proceeds down High Street toward the Chester River.
Chestertown’s Winterfest Weekend will be celebrated Dec. 4-6, 2015. Three days of holiday fun for the entire family!!
Construction on Gateway Park, located south of the intersection of Flatland Road and Rt. 20/Upper High Street, is ongoing and should be completed by Christmas. The new park will include a basketball court, walking path, picnic tables and native landscaping. Funding for the project is provided by the DNR Community Parks & Playgrounds Program and the Town of Chestertown. Look for a grand opening ceremony this coming Spring!!
2015 MVA BUS SCHEDULE
Monday and Tuesday, December 14/15, 2015
The MVA Mobile Office is open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.