Volunteers needed for Town Fair

Date Posted: Thursday, September 12th, 2019

The Town Fair is only 2 weeks away and we are still in need of volunteers to help with children’s games, vendor sign in and parking lot direction.  If you are available to assist in any capacity between the hours of 8 and 3 (even if it’s only for an hour or two), please contact Councilman Patrick Miller at pmiller@townsend.delaware.gov.  Thank you.         


Town Clerk Job Opening

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

The TOWN OF TOWNSEND is accepting applications for the position of  TOWN CLERK. JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for preparation and maintenance of fiscal, Administrative and regulatory records for the Town. Work is performed in accordance with the Town Charter, ordinances, and general law, and requires initiative and the ability to work effectively and independently with the public and other officials. JOB DUTIES: Under limited supervision, reporting to the Town Manager, serves as liaison between Mayor and Council and the public; serves as custodian of Council’s legislative history and official records; attends and prepares minutes of Council meetings; prepares and manages Council’s meeting agendas and meeting calendar; issues public notice of Council and organizational meetings; provides administrative support to Council. Serves as Election Officer on behalf of Town and as liaison to the Municipal Election Commission; coordinates election activities with County Election Commission and organizes election related events. Manages […]


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.


Town Hall Closed Monday, September 2, 2019

Date Posted: Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. Trash and Recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, September 3rd.


National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest

Date Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2019

The National Wildlife Federation 2019 Photo Contest begins on August 5th.  The Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest is back and we want to see photos of you and your wildlife garden! We are looking for photos of YOU, birds, butterflies, bees and other backyard wildlife for a chance to win cash and garden themed prizes — including a $1000 Grand Prize! Photographs may be submitted in one of the following five categories: People in the wildlife garden Close-up native plants and their wildlife visitors Wildlife observed where people live, work, play, learn, and worship Certified wildlife habitat landscapes Young habitat photographers *new for 2019! Contest ends October 11th, get started now! Click here here  for details.


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, kimberly.brancato@appo.k12.de.us. 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.  amangeri@townsend.delaware.gov


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:


Movie Night Under the Stars – June 14, 2019

Date Posted: Sunday, May 26th, 2019

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