Business Expo at Fire Hall March 5, 2020

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

The Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its 12th Annual Expo with over 100 vendors, networking, fabulous fare and prizes, not to mention complimentary food and beverages, wine tastings, and samples of some of the menu items from the area’s newest restaurants     Admission is FREE to the public and last year over 1,500 attended.   When: Thursday, March 5, 2020                                        Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm                                                        Inclement Weather Date: March 12, 2020 Location: Townsend Fire Hall,     107 Main Street, Townsend, DE     



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Scheduled Town Events for 2020

Date Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2020

Mayor & Council hope you will enjoy the Town events that have been scheduled for this year: 2020  TOWNSEND EVENTS              MARCH 29                       Easter Egg Hunt  (Rain Date April 5)                                          APRIL                                Autism Awareness Event    (Date TBA)                                    JUNE 12                            Movie Night Under the Stars        (Rain Date June 13)            JULY 10                             Movie Night Under the Stars    (Rain Date July 11)          […]



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Welcome to the Town of Townsend!

Date Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015

Welcome to the Town of Townsend!  Please take a moment to review our updated website to better serve our “Small Town Community”.  Please note, we have taken extraordinary efforts to present the most accurate and up-to-date content and reliable information. This website is a valuable resource for our citizens as they explore our Town, our services, and our community.  Thank you for visiting us online, and please come back soon for continuously updated content. You can also visit our Facebook page for additional information on community events.  Town Hall is open Monday – Friday,  8:00 am – 4:00 pm, stop and visit any time or call with any comments or concerns at (302) 378-8082.



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Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund and the National Wildlife Federation announce the 11th annual essay contest for the Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Award. The essay competition is open to kids ages 8-18. The award recipient and a parent or guardian, will receive a once-in-a-lifetime experience to attend an outdoor adventure camp at the 2020 Redwood Coast Family Summit July 11-17. Entries are due by Friday, March 20. Encourage your young naturalist to enter today! www.nwf.org/craigtufts



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Applications for Camp Barnes will be open March 1, 2020.

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Camp Barnes is a recreational summer camp that is run and operated by the Delaware State Police.  Camp Barnes is an overnight camp that is FREE to those attend. Children between the ages of 10-13, who are residents of the State of Delaware, are eligible to apply. Applications for Camp Barnes will be available online or at any Delaware State Police Troop on March 1st 2020.  Applications can be downloaded at the camp’s website  www.campbarnes.net starting March 1st.  Dates for the camp and camp orientation dates will be included with the application and listed on the website. Some of the many activities campers participate in throughout the week include the following: * Swimming in an Olympic size pool * Kayaking in Millers Creek * Archery * Basketball * Soccer * Lacrosse * Arts and Crafts * Nature Walk * Fishing/Crabbing * Talent Show * Camp Olympics   Camp Barnes has […]



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Town Hall Closed Monday, February 17, 2020

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of Presidents’ Day.  Trash & recycling will be picked up on Monday per the usual schedule.



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National Wildlife’s 2020 Photo Contest

Date Posted: Saturday, January 18th, 2020

NATIONAL WILDLIFE magazine is excited to announce the opening of its 49th annual photo contest. Be one of the first to enter the National Wildlife Photo Contest today! Deadline for entries is March 29, 2020. Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, they would love to see some of your best images of wildlife and wild lands, from around the world or your own backyard. Cash prizes will be awarded. Details may be found at: https://photocontest.nwf.org/menu-home.aspx…



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Road Work on Commerce Street

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Repair work began January 13, 2020 on the curbs and sidewalks on Commerce Street.  The project will improve our community and enhance safety.  The work will last approximately two weeks, conditional on the weather.  This work should have minimal impact on traffic in the area.        



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1st Quarter 2020 Newsletter

Date Posted: Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Councilman Patrick Miller announced at the January 8, 2020 Town Council Meeting that newsletters would be prepared quarterly.  The 1st Town Newsletter of 2020 may be found here.



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Town Hall Closed January 20, 2020 for MLK Holiday

Date Posted: Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday.  Trash and Recycling will be picked up Monday per the normal schedule.



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Road Construction – Karins Blvd. @ Hwy. 71

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

The Town has just been advised that  CIRILLO BROS  will begin installing the sanitary sewer tie-in work on Karins Blvd. for Lifehouse Church and removing the top several inches of roadway surface on the following date:  ___ Thursday January 2nd, 2020 – weather permitting. UPDATE:  Installation has been rescheduled for Monday, January 6, 2020 due to predicted rain over the next few days. Parking and through-vehicular-traffic will be affected during this time. All work will be performed within the States Right-of-Way (ROW). During this time, all vehicles will need to be moved out of the limits of construction.  If vehicles are not moved by the start of construction, an employee will attempt to make contact with you.  If the attempt is unsuccessful,***The contractor reserves the right to have the vehicle towed out of the construction limits.*** For construction schedule questions and concerns please contact: Cirillo Bros. Inc.  (302) 326-1540 Thank […]



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