Town of Townsend, Delaware

Town of Townsend, Delaware April 3, 1885, Townsend was formally incorporated by the Delaware General Assembly.

The Appoquinimink School District is opening a new 4-Year Old Preschool Program at Brick Mill Elementary School (378 Bri...
07/12/2019

The Appoquinimink School District is opening a new 4-Year Old Preschool Program at Brick Mill Elementary School (378 Brick Mill Road, Middletown, DE 19709) in the Fall. The program features tuition assistance for low-income and ELL families. Brick Mill’s preschool program will follow the school district calendar with before and after-care options. A English/Spanish language flyer is attached. Enrollment is underway and spaces are limited. If interested, contact Dr. Kim Brancato: 302-376-4400, [email protected].

06/16/2019

The Town would like to extends its THANKS to MOUNTAIRE FARMS for sponsoring our Movie Night in the Park on June 14th, to LIFEHOUSE CHURCH for providing refreshments and to IRON SOURCE - DE for supplying the lighting, We are so very grateful for your contribution to the Community!

06/14/2019

Perfect evening for a movie in the park. Come on down to Edgar Rd. Showtime in about 1/2 hour.

This Friday........The monster family embarks on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer va...
06/12/2019

This Friday........The monster family embarks on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel, and they indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer.

Introducing your new Mayor and Council!!  Tom McDonald was chosen by Council to be the new Mayor of Townsend at last nig...
06/06/2019

Introducing your new Mayor and Council!! Tom McDonald was chosen by Council to be the new Mayor of Townsend at last night’s Council meeting. Pictured below (left to right) are Councilmen Scott Lobdell and Ed Dugan, Mayor McDonald, and Councilmen Anthony Franco and Patrick Miller.

SAVE THE DATE.......
05/26/2019

SAVE THE DATE.......

05/25/2019

Town Hall will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day, as will Waste Industries. TRASH AND RECYCLING will be picked up on Tuesday.

05/05/2019
THANK YOU, Mountaire Farms, for sponsoring this year's first Movie Night under the Stars on June 14, 2019. Pictured is M...
05/03/2019

THANK YOU, Mountaire Farms, for sponsoring this year's first Movie Night under the Stars on June 14, 2019. Pictured is Mountaire Farms manager Jamie Porter presenting check to Mayor Rudy Sutton and Councilwoman Lorraine Gorman.

In response to residents' requests, the Town of Townsend will be holding a COMMUNITY WIDE YARD SALE on Saturday, May 18t...
05/03/2019

In response to residents' requests, the Town of Townsend will be holding a COMMUNITY WIDE YARD SALE on Saturday, May 18th from 8 am to 2 pm.

04/27/2019

Townsend Residents...please let us know if you received the Middletown Transcript this week. I don’t think anyone in TVII West did and want to know if any other parts of Town are missing theirs before I call them since this is a very important edition with upcoming election info in it. Thank you.

Set up & ready!  Bring the littles for some free cotton candy, snow cones & bouncies!#AutismSpeaks#AutismAwarenessMonth
04/27/2019

Set up & ready! Bring the littles for some free cotton candy, snow cones & bouncies!
#AutismSpeaks
#AutismAwarenessMonth

04/23/2019

ATTENTION TOWNSEND RESIDENTS!!
Profiles for 5 of the 6 candidates running for Town Council have been posted on the Town's website and will be published in this week's edition of the Middletown Transcript.

04/22/2019
Little Italy Pizzeria

Little Italy Pizzeria

Friday night April 26, from 4-7pm there will be a bake sale out front of the lips TOWNSEND shop!
All proceeds (from the bake sale) will be going to the “samaritans purse clean water program”!

We Thank you and the friends of little Italy pizza shop thank you for the support!

Meet your candidates for Council tonight...
04/17/2019

Meet your candidates for Council tonight...

Thanks to the Town Council and Staff, Immanuel United Methodist Church, Rich at the BBQ, and volunteers from the AHS Nat...
04/07/2019

Thanks to the Town Council and Staff, Immanuel United Methodist Church, Rich at the BBQ, and volunteers from the AHS National Honor Society, we welcomed a record breaking crowd (probably doubled from last year) at the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Let your voice be heard.  Vote!
04/06/2019

Let your voice be heard. Vote!

04/04/2019

RECYCLNG OPPORTUNITY......

On SATURDAY, APRIL 6th from 8 am to 2 pm. the DELAWARE SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY will be at St. Anne's Episcopal School, 211 Silver Lake Road, Middletown collecting Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic Goods, and Papers to be Shredded.
Rain or Shine Event.

Weather prediction is "perfect" for the Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday...hope to see you there!!
04/04/2019

Weather prediction is "perfect" for the Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday...hope to see you there!!

Appoquinimink School District
04/01/2019

Appoquinimink School District

APRIL 10: Eat dinner at Chik-fil-A and 20% of the cost of your meal will be donated to the Townsend Elementary School's fundraiser for the Make A Wish Foundation - Come in to the Middletown location on April 10, between the hours of 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. and 20% of your purchase will be donated back to Make A Wish through the school. Just bring in our flyer or show it to the cashier on your smartphone. Address: 701 S. Ridge Ave., Middletown, DE 19709. Open this story for a copy of the flyer. http://edne.tw/n562293

03/29/2019

County Executive Matt Meyer will be attending our next Council meeting on April 3, 2019 to provide an update on County initiatives in the MOT area. Meeting begins at 7:30 pm.

03/28/2019

TOWNSEND RESIDENTS:

Just a reminder......Three (3) Council seats will be up for election this year. If you are interested in running for Town Council to fill one of these seats, there is still time.

Candidacy packets are available at Town Hall, but the Deadline for Return is April 4, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Election Day is Saturday, May 4th.

03/21/2019

We Celebrate Cathy Beaver, who has been our Town Clerk for the past 13 years, with a fond farewell as she begins the next chapter of her life and retires to Florida. Cathy takes with her a wealth of knowledge about the Town and will be sorely missed. It just won't be the same without her!

On Cathy's last day of work, Friday, March 22nd, there will be an open house at Town Hall from 2:00-4:00 pm. All are invited to stop by. If you are unable to attend but would like to send a note to wish her well, you can leave a comment below or drop it in the lock box along the entrance driveway at Town Hall at any time.

Less than 3 weeks away.......
03/19/2019

Less than 3 weeks away.......

03/16/2019
Opening Day for Willey Farms

Opening Day for Willey Farms

After 4 and half months, Willey Farms is ready to announce a re-opening date! Just in time for Easter, Mother's Day and beyond! All of our customers have bee...

Appoquinimink School District
03/07/2019

Appoquinimink School District

MARCH 22: Join us for the Quarter Auction! - The Silver Lake Elementary PTA is hosting their 6th Annual Quarter Auction on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 7-10 p.m. Paddles are just $5 each. Food – courtesy of Cuzinos and Priceless Confections & Catering – will be available for purchase. We will have quarters for sale, a 50/50 drawing and raffles! This is a PTA-sponsored (CASH) event and is ADULT-ONLY. Parents, teachers, relatives & friends...join us! ALL paddle sales benefit Silver Lake Elementary School. For more information, visit the PTA's page, https://www.facebook.com/events/252420465693648/. Silver Lake Elementary is located at 200 E. Cochran Street in Downtown Middletown, DE. http://edne.tw/n557846

NOTICE OF ELECTIONAn election to fill three (3) Town Council seats currently held by Rudy Sutton, Lorraine Gorman and St...
03/02/2019

NOTICE OF ELECTION
An election to fill three (3) Town Council seats currently held by Rudy Sutton, Lorraine Gorman and Steve High will be held on Saturday, May 4,2019 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at Town Hall.

If you are interested in serving on Town Council, Petitions of Candidacy may be picked up at Town Hall from March 4, 2019– April 4, 2019,
**DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS APRIL 4, 2019 AT 4:00 PM**

See the Town's website for additional information.

02/20/2019

The Council meeting is cancelled for tonight! Please stay home & stay safe!

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY THRU NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATIONThe Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund was established in...
02/18/2019
Craig Tufts Scholarship | National Wildlife Federation

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY THRU NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION

The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Craig Tufts, Chief Naturalist of the National Wildlife Federation. Each year the fund grants an award to one youth to attend a week-long summer outdoor educational adventure camp at Family Nature Summits. The fund provides travel, room and board, and program fees for the award winner and an accompanying parent or guardian.
The 2019 Family Nature Summit will be held July 20–26 at the Shanty Creek Resort near the Great Lakes shores of northern Michigan. For more information, visit familynaturesummits.org.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m. EST on March 22, 2019, for consideration. There have been only 40-100 applicants in past years, so your chances of being awarded this amazing opportunity are great!

Apply for an outdoor adventure through the Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund. The award funds a week-long nature experience for students ages 8 to 18.

The 2019 National Wildlife Photo Contest is now open. Enter today!The National Wildlife® Photo Contest, which began mor...
02/18/2019

The 2019 National Wildlife Photo Contest is now open. Enter today!
The National Wildlife® Photo Contest, which began more than four decades ago, celebrates the power of photography to advance conservation and connect both photographers and viewers with wildlife and the outdoors. The most compelling nature images can help protect wildlife in profound ways.
Grand prize is $5,000, with winners in each category also receiving awards.
Details can be found at the following link:
https://photocontest.nwf.org/menu-home.aspx?comp_id=65DB9FA0-0691-41EB-BC29-53B5879A3B94

02/14/2019

The Planning Commission is asking Townsend residents to complete a brief survey at the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HX3FLGX

Paper copies of the survey will also be available at Town Hall. Thank you in advance for participating.

02/12/2019

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of President's Day. Trash and recycling will be picked up per the normal schedule.

02/07/2019

If anyone is missing a bicycle, contact Town Hall. We have 2 bicycles - one adult's and one children's - that were found nearby.

Your input is very important in reshaping the future of Southern New Castle County. if you were unable to attend the wor...
01/20/2019

Your input is very important in reshaping the future of Southern New Castle County. if you were unable to attend the workshop, there is an opportunity for you to be part of the process by completing the survey at:

https://snccmasterplan.metroquest.com/

01/15/2019

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday. Trash and recycling will be picked up per the normal schedule.

01/14/2019

ATTENTION: TOWNSEND RESIDENTS

Please note that only the west side of Town received trash pickup service today, Monday, January 14, 2019. (All of recycling should have been picked up).

The rest of Townsend will receive trash pickup on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Please leave your cans at the curb for pickup tomorrow. If you still have trash in your can on Wednesday morning, January 16, 2019, call the Town Hall at 302-378-8082 by 10:00 am and we can schedule a truck to pick it up that evening.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Have a nice day and stay safe.

Councilman Rob Leight presented awards to winners of the Town’s Holiday Lighting Contest at the January 2nd Council me...
01/05/2019

Councilman Rob Leight presented awards to winners of the Town’s Holiday Lighting Contest at the January 2nd Council meeting. Pictured below with Councilman Leight are the Masone family (1st place), Heather Sisofo (2nd place) and Joshua Mertz (3rd place).

Waste Industries will be picking up Christmas trees on MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2019.  Please leave clean trees with no bag by...
12/27/2018

Waste Industries will be picking up Christmas trees on MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2019. Please leave clean trees with no bag by the curb.

Congratulations to the winners of Townsend's 2nd annual "Let your Lights Shine" contest:  1st place - 117 Esch Street - ...
12/24/2018

Congratulations to the winners of Townsend's 2nd annual "Let your Lights Shine" contest:
1st place - 117 Esch Street - Masone family
2nd place - 119 Edgar Road - Sisofo family
3rd place - 1011 West Founds Street - Mertz family
Photos below are posted in order (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)
Thank you to all who participated - and to everyone in Town who decorated their homes and truly made our Town shine brightly this holiday season. We would like to present the winning families with their prizes at our next Council meeting on January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays to All!

Light Contest Judging is less than a week away......have you submitted your home for consideration?  See details below.....
12/14/2018

Light Contest Judging is less than a week away......have you submitted your home for consideration? See details below......

Announcing " Let Your Lights Shine " - Townsend's 2nd annual Holiday Lights Contest.

Let's shine bright for the Holidays. 1st 2nd & 3rd place prizes will be awarded for the best decorated homes located in the incorporated Town of Townsend. Contact Councilman Rob Leight at [email protected] or comment below to register your HOME ADDRESS for consideration. Judging will take place on Thursday evening, December 20th.

Thank you, Townsend Fire Company!!
12/13/2018

Thank you, Townsend Fire Company!!

Good afternoon, Santa will be starting his rounds on December 10th. See the list below for your neighborhoods date and time.

12/12/2018
Frosty the Snowman

It looks like the singing of the Immanuel United Methodist Church truly brought "Frosty" to life on Sunday at our Tree Lighting/Christmas Caroling event. Check it out!

Little Italy Pizza on Main Street has a TOYS FOR TOTS collection box right inside their front door for anyone wishing to...
12/12/2018

Little Italy Pizza on Main Street has a TOYS FOR TOTS collection box right inside their front door for anyone wishing to contribute. Happy Holidays.

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141 Main Street
Townsend, DE
19734

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Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday 08:00 - 16:00
Friday 08:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(302) 378-8082

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