Position Open for Temporary Seasonal Position – Townsend

Date Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017

TEMPORARY SEASONAL MUNICIPAL WORKER The Town of Townsend is seeking applicants for the position of a seasonal temporary Municipal Worker. This position would work approximately 10 hours per week from May 2017 thru October 2017.  Work schedule TBD based on needs of the business.  Hours are not guaranteed. Position involves a variety of physical tasks and assignments in the Municipal Park, Town Hall, and throughout the Town. Requirements: Must have valid driver’s license; be at least 18 years old; lift 55 lbs. without assistance. Must be able to work under conditions exposed to heat, rain, sun, humidity, pollen, and other environmental allergens. Selected applicants must pass a background check and drug screen prior to their start date. Must be able to operate a variety of maintenance equipment Examples of work may include: Performs general custodial and cleaning duties Performs routine, entry-level maintenance work Picks up trash and empties cans in […]


Townsend Elementary School Bingo Night – April 28, 2017

Date Posted: Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Townsend Elementary School will be hosting an “Adults Only” Bingo on Friday, April, 28th to raise money to purchase technology (iPads, laptops, accessories, etc.). There will be bingo, a silent auction, a raffle, refreshments, and lots of FUN. Click here for details.


Community Yard Sale – Saturday, 6/3/17

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017



Jephthah Chapterr #12 Fundraiser for MOT Seniors

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Join Jephthah Chapter #12, Order of the Eastern Star, PHA as they celebrate MOT Seniors Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. $30 donation Luncheon at Immanuel United Methodist Church 209 Main Street, Townsend Flyer


Townsend College Scholars Award

Date Posted: Friday, April 7th, 2017

2017- 2018 Townsend Delaware College Scholars Awards Program Scholarship Guidelines: * Seeking high school graduates and rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors from the Town of Townsend with a record of leadership and volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities. * Applicant must complete high school, freshman, sophomore, or junior year of college in the spring of 2017 * Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) *Applicants must apply to, be accepted into or attending an accredited 2 year       College or 4-year University by July 1, 2017 * Applicant must be a United States Citizen * Applicant must intend on pursuing a degree * Scholarship funds will be paid in August or September 2017 for the Fall semester directly to the college and not to the student. It will be the student’s responsibility       to submit to the Town […]


Autism Awareness Month – April 2017

Date Posted: Saturday, March 25th, 2017

PRESS RELEASE……DOVER, Del. (March 24, 2017) – Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and Dover International Speedway will continue their support for increasing understanding and acceptance of autism by participating in the global “Light It Up Blue” campaign, organized by Autism Speaks, in April. Two of Delaware’s most famous landmarks, the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza presented by Smithfield, as well as the Dover Downs Hotel, will be illuminated in blue light throughout April, coinciding with Autism Awareness Month. The Monster Monument is 46-feet tall and is the largest fiberglass sports monument in the country. Since its unveiling in 2008, it has become the symbol of Dover International Speedway throughout the motorsports world. The hotel, Delaware’s largest with 500 rooms, has been serving thousands of guests per year since it opened in 2002. Autism is a summary term for a group of brain development disorders, characterized by difficulties in social interaction, […]


Town Hall Closed Friday, April 14, 2017

Date Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 in observance of Good Friday.


2017 Potassium Iodide Pill Distribution

Date Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and the Delaware Division of Public Health will once again distribute Potassium Iodide Pills to individuals who reside and/or work within the Emergency Response Planning Areas surrounding the Salem-Hope Creek Generating Stations.  Click here for details.


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.


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.  This competition is open to any young person between the ages of 8 and 18 to submit an essay (guidelines and requirements).  The selected entry will receive a once-in-a-lifetime experience to attend a week-long summer outdoor adventure camp with a parent or guardian at the Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe, California. The Fund provides travel, room and board, and program fees for the award recipient and an accompanying parent or guardian.  Entries are due by Friday, March 24.  Please share this opportunity with those in your network who might be interested in applying.