Autism Awareness – Light up the Town Blue

Date Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2019

             The month of April is Autism Awareness Month.  Drop by Town Hall to purchase your blue light bulbs and wrist bands or to make a donation.   ALL PROCEEDS GO TO AUTISM SPEAKS!



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Cathy Beaver’s Retirement

Date Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2019

We celebrate Cathy Beaver, who has been our Town Clerk for the past 13 years, with a fond farewell  as she begins the next chapter of her life and retires to Florida. Cathy takes with her a wealth of knowledge about the Town which will be sorely missed.   It just won’t be the same without her! On Cathy’s last day of work, Friday, March 22nd, there will be an open house at Town Hall from 2:00-4:00 pm.  All are invited to stop by.  If you are unable to attend but would like to send a note to wish her well, you can drop it in the lock box along the entrance driveway at Town Hall at any time. We are pleased to announce that Ivonne Romero will be assuming the position of Town Clerk.



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Listing of Scheduled Community Events – 2019

Date Posted: Monday, March 4th, 2019

The Town is pleased to announce the following schedule of planned events for 2019: Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday, April 7 (rain date 4/14) Autism Awareness Event – TBA Movie Night Under the Stars – Friday evening – June 14 (rain date 6/15) Movie Night Under the Stars – Friday evening – July 12 (rain date 7/13) Movie Night Under the Stars – Friday evening – August 9 (rain dates  8/10) 14th Annual Town Fair – Saturday, September 28 Tree Lighting/Christmas Caroling – Sunday, December 8 Additional information & details for each event will be posted on the website prior to the event.



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Important Information from the Appoquinimink School District

Date Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2019

March 2019 Kindergarten Registration Drive AP_Dual Enrollment Info for High School Students



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Absentee Voting-2019

Date Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Absentee Voting- 2019



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Townsend Council Elections 2019

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Notice of Election – 2019



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Townsend Council Elections 2019- Candidacy

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

CANDIDACY Flyer 2019



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Scholarship Opportunity thru National Wildlife Federation

Date Posted: Monday, February 18th, 2019

CRAIG TUFTS EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Craig Tufts, Chief Naturalist of the National Wildlife Federation. Each year the fund grants an award to one youth to attend a week-long summer outdoor educational adventure camp at  The fund provides travel, room and board, and program fees for the award winner and an accompanying parent or guardian. The 2019 Family Nature Summit will be held July 20–26 at the Shanty Creek Resort near the Great Lakes shores of northern Michigan. For more information, visit familynaturesummits.org. https://www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Education-Programs/Craig-Tufts-Educational-Scholarship Applications must be received by 5 p.m. EST on March 22, 2019, for consideration.  It should be mentioned that there have been only 40-100 applicants every year, so chances of being awarded this amazing opportunity are in your favor!



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National Wildlife Photo Contest

Date Posted: Monday, February 18th, 2019

The 2019 National Wildlife Photo Contest is now open. Enter today! The National Wildlife® Photo Contest, which began more than four decades ago, celebrates the power of photography to advance conservation and connect both photographers and viewers with wildlife and the outdoors. The most compelling nature images can help protect wildlife in profound ways. Grand prize is $5,000, with winners in each category also receiving awards. Details can be found at the following link: https://photocontest.nwf.org/menu-home.aspx?comp_id=65DB9FA0-0691-41EB-BC29-53B5879A3B94



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Planning Commission Survey

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

The Planning Commission is asking Townsend residents to complete a brief survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HX3FLGX Paper copies of the survey will also be available at Town Hall. Thank you in advance for participating.



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