Water Quality Report

Date Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017

The latest (2015) Artesian Water Quality Report is available below: Water Quality Report The next report should be available the summer of 2017.




Townsend Elections – May 6, 2017

Date Posted: Monday, March 6th, 2017

Townsend Elections will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  The election will be for three (3) council seats, those currently held by Lorraine Gorman, John Ness and Rudy Sutton. Petitions of Candidacy from citizens seeking a position on the Town Council are now available at town hall.  Packets must be returned by April 6, […]




Scholarship Opportunity thru NWF

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Craig Tufts’ Educational Scholarship Award Accepting Applications through 3/24 The family of Craig Tufts, Family Summits Inc., and the National Wildlife Federation invite youth to enter the 8th Annual Craig Tufts Educational Essay Scholarship competition.  The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Craig Tufts, Chief Naturalist of the National Wildlife Federation.  […]




Town Hall Closed February 20, 2017

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. Trash and recycling will be picked up on Monday, per the usual schedule.




School Closing Info from Appoquinimink School District

Date Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017

How will you know if school is cancelled/delayed this winter? When bad weather is predicted, the Appoquinimink School District tracks national weather reports, confers with neighboring school districts and the Department of Transportation, and put drivers on the road to check the status of bus routes and area neighborhoods. We make a decision as early […]




Approved Budget – FY 2017

Date Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Although the 2017 budget was approved in June, 2016, it was just realized that the information had not been posted on the website. fy-2017-budget_projected revenues fy-2017-budget_projected_expenses




Town Hall Closed January 16, 2017

Date Posted: Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr.  Holiday. Trash and recycling will be picked up on Monday, as usual.




Christmas Tree Pick-up

Date Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Christmas Tree Pick-up has been scheduled for Monday, January 2, 2017.  All trees are to be curbside by 7:00 am and separated from the trash and recycling.  In addition, trees need to be in sections of 6 feet or less.




Holiday Trash Collection

Date Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Waste Industries will be collecting trash & recycling on December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017, as per their usual Monday pick-up.  




Town Hall Closed for Christmas Holiday

Date Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016

Town Hall will be closed at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 22, 2016 and re-open on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. in observance of the Christmas Holiday.