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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Light Up Charlestown Set For Nov. 25 Event Kicks Off Holiday Season in Christmas City!

Christmas in Charlestown

The holiday season in Charlestown kicks off with Light Up Charlestown on Friday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. in Greenway Park.

Gather for sounds of holiday music and the flipping of the light switch by Beckham Goodale at 6:30 p.m. From that moment forward, the City ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

RDA Presents $5 Million to Charlestown for WWTP

Readi Check Presentation

Our Southern Indiana Regional Development Authority formally approved $5 million to the City of Charlestown on Nov. 4 to go toward the future new Charlestown Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The funding is from the state’s READI program, which allocat...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

City of Charlestown Awarded $150,000 to Build Inclusive Playground Downtown

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The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana (CFSI) has selected the City of Charlestown as this year’s recipient of its Quality of Place – Pathways to Progress grant, awarding the city $150,000 to support construction of an inclusive playground downtown....

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Charlestown Parks to Expand, Add 77 Acres Thanks to Generous Land Donations

Park Donation

The City of Charlestown received a sizable land donation for park use, adding 70 acres in the southern portion of the city.

A donation agreement with Sharon Kleinert was completed in October, for the future Shadow Lake Park. The 70 acres of land is current...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

IAW Cuts Ribbon for New Water Treatment Plant

IAW Ribbon Cutting

Indiana American Water Company, a subsidiary of American Water Company (NYSE: AWK), today joined Charlestown Mayor Treva Hodges, community leaders and project partners at a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate completion of a new $16 million water treat...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Preserving and Protecting Poor Farm Cemetery

River Ridge Poor Farm Cemetery

Work to preserve and protect the abandoned “Poor Farm Cemetery” was completed on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Previously located in an obscure, overgrown section of the River Ridge Commerce Center (RRCC), representatives from James Constr...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Grant Provides Picture Communication Boards for Charlestown Police, City

Autism Cards

Through a grant provided by the Autism Society of America and Today’s Champions, the Autism Society of Indiana purchased picture communication boards to be placed in the vehicles of all law enforcement officers in the City of Charlestown.

The communication...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Forest Edge Development to Bring Luxury Apartment Housing Opportunities

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CHARLESTOWN, Ind. – The City of Charlestown is excited to announce the intentions of the Denton Floyd Real Estate Group to construct a 206-unit multi-family apartment community in the city. Denton Floyd is committed to building better communities and will...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Beautification: Street Clock Dedication

clock dedication

An appreciation of the past and an inspiration for the future.

The City of Charlestown unveiled a street clock to the public on June 24 during a dedication ceremony, honoring the Charlestown Beautification Committee and its members.

Donna Coomer, the city’s...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Financial Assistance for Military and Veteran Caregivers

Hidden Heroes City Logo

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is teaming with the Bob Hope Foundation to provide military caregivers one-time emergency relief grants. The Hope Fund for Critical Financial Assistance will provide financial relief to all eras of military and veteran caregive...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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