Tom McDonald is appointed Mayor at the June 5, 2019 Council Meeting

Date Posted: Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Newly elected members of Council Anthony Franco, Scott Lobdell and Tom McDonald took the oath of office  at the June 5, 2019 Council Meeting. Councilmen Ed Dugan and Patrick Miller then joined the newly appointed members of Council to appoint Mr. McDonald as Mayor for the coming year. Outgoing Mayor Rudy Sutton, Councilwoman Lorraine Gorman, and Councilman Steve High were presented with plaques thanking them for their service. Your new Town Council is pictured below:


The Official Results For Town Council – 2019

Date Posted: Saturday, May 4th, 2019



Meet and Greet The Candidates For Town Council

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Come to the Town Hall and “meet and greet” the candidates running for Town Council on May 4, 2019.  There are 3 Council seats up for election and 6 candidates filed to run.  The candidates are:  Anthony Franco, Scott Lobdell, Thomas A. McDonald, Richard Palumbo, Dr. Marcelle J. Paschall-Wiggins & Deidre K. Sosa.  Meet and Greet the Candidates flyer 2019


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.


Middletown Teens take to the International Stage in Health Sciences Competition

Date Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2019

Middletown Teens take to the International Stage in Health Sciences Competition More than 11,500 Future Health Professionals from high schools and colleges across the USA, China and Canada gathered in Orlando, FL (June 23-26) for an International Leadership Conference sponsored by governing body, HOSA. We’re pleased to announce that Middletown High School’s HOSA Chapter scored Top 10 results in six different competition categories! And the talented, 150-member contingent from the First State enjoyed the opportunity to network with, and learn from, dedicated students, educators and healthcare professionals from around the globe. Please help us celebrate: Jessica Price / 3rd Place Healthy Lifestyle–Individual Competition Kendal Gray, Emma Fisher, James Ivery, Kayla Rispoli, Noah Walsh / 5th Place Public Service Announcement–Team Event Ashten Robino / 8th Place Prepared Speaking–Individual Competition Layalie Alfroukh / 8th Place Interviewing Skills–Individual Competition Majhyaa Everett / 9th Place Interviewing Skills–Individual Competition Sophia Bonfigli / 10th Place Extemporaneous […]


ASD’s New 4-Year Old Preschool Program has openings for low-income and ELL families

Date Posted: Friday, July 12th, 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, Preschool Flyer_ES_v6-19


Town Hall Closed July 4, 2019

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Town Hall will be closed on Thursday July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence Day.


Open Position- Part Time Maintenance Employee

Date Posted: Friday, June 21st, 2019

The Town of Townsend is accepting applications for a Part Time Field Maintenance person. This position is for up to 10 hours per week. Individual must be able to operate equipment, do physical labor, and communicate to the public in a professional manner. Drug testing, background check, a valid driver’s license is required. Individual should have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.  If interested forward resume and cover letter to Town Hall  Attention Anthony S. Mangeri, Town Manager.



Date Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2019

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Payments received after 2:00 PM on the date due shall be processed the next business day and will be considered late. Payments are due by the DUE DATE to avoid a penalty. Payments received will be applied to street lights first. Refuse services will be suspended for failure to make two consecutive months of BALANCE DUE. Discontinued services require a $50 ACTIVATION FEE.


Movie Night Under the Stars – June 14, 2019

Date Posted: Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Mark your calendars for our first movie night of 2019…….  


Town Hall Closed Monday, May 27th

Date Posted: Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.   TRASH &  RECYCLYING pick-up will be delayed until Tuesday.


New Council Member Installed at April 17, 2019 Council Meeting

Date Posted: Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Councilman Rob Leight submitted his resignation from Town Council mid-term since he was relocating outside Town limits.  He was presented with a resolution and plaque by Mayor and Council on behalf of the Town thanking him for his service. Patrick Miller, who was appointed by Council to replace Councilman Leight, is shown below with  Mayor Rudy Sutton and Acting Town Clerk Ivonne Romero as he takes the oath of office.