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Denton, the seat of Caroline County, is steeped in history. The Town began as a tiny settlement on the Choptank River about 1781. It quickly became a trade center for a fairly wide agricultural area. In the days when commerce between the Eastern Shore and Baltimore was chiefly by water, Denton Wharf on the Choptank River was a busy loading point. Today, Denton still welcomes commerce. Located on the river, the charming town is a perfect place to live and work. Come see our “treasures”, relax and enjoy shopping and dining in our downtown.

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Denton Town Council
Closed Meeting/Executive Session Notice
On July 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM, the Denton Town Council will hold a Closed Meeting/Executive Session at the Wharves of the Choptank Visitor & Heritage Center.

Closed Session: Discussion of Personnel, and Personnel Matters – By Authority of the Open Meetings Act, Maryland Code Annotated, General Provisions Article, § 3-305 (b) (2014) (1) to discuss: (i) Personnel & (ii) Personnel Matters.

 

 

 

 

 

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Denton News!

  • 07/01/2022

    July 5 – 2022 – Council Executive Session

    Denton Town Council Closed Meeting/Executive Session Notice On July 5, 2022 at 1:00
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  • 06/30/2022

    2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for Denton Maryland If you would would
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  • 06/16/2022

    Comcast Program Changes

    Most of the channels that we offer are owned by media companies other
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  • 06/03/2022

    Alternate Vacancy – Board of Supervisor of Elections

  • 03/03/2022

    Maryland Low Income Household Water Assistance Program Information

  • 01/13/2022

    Office Fire Safety Alert

  • 01/04/2022

    2021 Holiday Parade Trophy Winners

  • 01/04/2022

    Decoration Contest Winners – 2021

  • 11/03/2021

    Municipal Government Works Month 2021

    As part of an annual campaign with the Maryland Municipal League, Denton is honored to fly the MGW flag each November to highlight the municipality. This program reaches out to the community and schools to teach what a municipality does and how one can get involved. #MGW

  • 10/13/2021

    Telework Assistance Program Grant

    Grant assistance is available for Caroline County businesses and nonprofits that established online sales or started teleworking opportunities between March 9, 2020 and September 30, 2021.

  • 09/20/2021

    Dunkin at Legion Road – Modifies Drive Thru Route.

    In an effort to reduce traffic backups on Legion Road for Dunkin patrons,
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  • 06/09/2021

    Maryland Citizens Redistriciting

    Click here for press release.

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