Christmas Caroling/Tree Lighting- December 9th

Date Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018

Join us for hot chocolate, cider & cookies as we celebrate the holiday season with Christmas Caroling followed by a tree lighting ceremony at the Town Park on Edgar Road. P.S.  A very special guest in a red suit will be joining us!! Click  here for details.


Town Manager Job Opening

Date Posted: Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Townsend is currently accepting applications for the position of Town Manager.  Click  here for job description and requirements.


Town Hall Closed November 22 & November 23, 2018 in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday.

Date Posted: Thursday, November 15th, 2018

We wish you & yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!


Town Hall Closed Monday, November 12, 2018

Date Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2018


Halloween Hours

Date Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Halloween 2018 Tuesday & Wednesday October 30 & 31, 2018 Town wide curfew of 10:00 pm for all persons 16 and under!! Trick-OR-Treating will be on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 


Town Hall will be closed on Monday, October 08, 2018 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Trash will be picked up on Monday 10/08/2018  


Judges Wanted for Townsend Parade

Date Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018

The Town is seeking four (4) residents willing to serve as judges for this year’s parade on Saturday, September 22nd.  The Judging Committee will be comprised of 1 resident from the Heart of Town, 1 from Townsend Station, 1 from Townsend Village, and 1 from Townsend Village II.  If you are interested, please contact Councilwoman Lorraine Gorman @


Hurricane Preparedness

Date Posted: Monday, September 10th, 2018

As you are likely aware, the impending storm coming in from the Atlantic has the potential to impact our area.  The following information is being provided in advance of the storm as a reminder of some of the things that should be completed prior to the storm, as well as during the storm.  Hurricane Preparedness Pet Preparedness Tips Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Checklist



Date Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Our Daily Bread will  be collecting canned goods at the Townsend Fair .  Stop by their booth to learn how you can volunteer or spread the word about the services that they offer to those in need.  There is a BIN at Town Hall where donations can be dropped off at any time prior to the fair (9/22/18) Townsend Canned Food Drive Flyer


September 7 – Brandon Austin Memorial Golf Tournament

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Austin & Bednash Construction, Inc. is hosting its 1st Annual Brandon Austin memorial Golf Benefit for Middletown High School & Appoquinimink High School ROTC Programs on Friday, September 7th (Rain Date:September 14th) 2018 Golf Tournament Details