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 […]




Halloween Trick or Treating Hours

Date Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Trick or Treating will be observed in the Town of Townsend on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31st beginning after school and ending at 8:00 pm. As always, a 10:00 pm curfew is in effect for all children 16 years of age and younger.




Townsend Fire Company Open House – November 4, 2017

Date Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017


Residents encouraged to attend New Castle County Parks Task Force Meeting on October 16.

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The next meeting of the New Castle County Parks Task Force will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Appoquinimink Public Library, 651 N. Broad St., Middletown.  Since most of the meeting will be focused on hearing public input, residents are encouraged to attend so that the committee can hear […]




Town Hall Closed Oct. 9, 2017/No change in Trash pick-up

Date Posted: Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017 in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday Trash and Recycling will still be picked up on Monday.




9/23/17 Road Closures for Parade

Date Posted: Sunday, September 17th, 2017

ROAD CLOSURES FOR TOWNSEND PARADE –  Main Street and all access roads to Main Street  from the Townsend Fire Station to Edgar Road – and Edgar Road from Caldwell Corner Road up to and including Helen Drive – will be closed on Saturday morning, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 am to approximately 11:00 am in […]




New Castle County Parks Task Force

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The recently formed New Castle County Parks Task Force has begun their work.  One of their primary objectives is to have full community involvement, so the Town will be disseminating any information received from the Task Force to residents so that everyone can actively participate in the determination of what types of services are needed […]




Labor Day Holiday -Town Hall Closed/Trash Collection Delayed

Date Posted: Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.  Trash Collection will be delayed until Tuesday, September 5th.




Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Pets

Date Posted: Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Pet Preparedness Tips Your pet should be part of your Hurricane Plan. During Hurricane Ivan there were reports of people who refused to evacuate and leave their pets behind. There is no reason to put yourself or your pet in that kind of danger. Here’s a checklist of things to consider to take care of […]




Volunteer of the Year Award

Date Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for Townsend’s Volunteer of the Year Award.  The deadline for submitting nominations is August 31st.  The winner will be announced at the Town Fair on September 23rd. Click here to complete a nomination form.




Delaware State Police – Operation BACKpack Project

Date Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017

  Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit – 3rd Annual Operation BACKpack Project Presented by Richard Bratz, Direcor of Public information The Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit has established a program to assist elementary school aged children in need with the necessities for school. Troopers are asking for help with any donations to fill each […]