Town Hall Closed on January 21, 2019

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.  Trash will be picked up on Monday, per the usual schedule.


***** NOTICE***** Townsend Residents

Date Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2019

Please note that only the west side of Town received trash pickup services today, Monday, January, 14, 2019 (All of recycling is picked up) The rest of Townsend will receive trash pickup on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Please leave your cans at the curb for pickup tomorrow. If you still have trash in your can on Wednesday morning, January 16, 2019, call the Town Hall at 302-378-8082 by 10:00 AM and we can schedule a truck to pick it up that evening. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Have a nice day and stay safe    


Christmas Tree Pick- up

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Waste Industries has schedule Townsend’s Christmas Tree Pick- up for Monday, January 7, 2019.  Please leave clean trees with no bags at the curb.


TOYS FOR TOTS @ Little Italy

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Little Italy Pizza on Main Street has a TOYS FOR TOTS collection box set up right inside their front door should anyone wish to contribute.


Holiday Lights Contest

Date Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2018

Announcing ” Let Your Lights Shine ” – Townsend’s 2nd annual Holiday Lights Contest. Let’s shine bright for the Holidays. 1st 2nd & 3rd place prizes will be awarded for the best decorated homes located in the incorporated Town of Townsend. Contact Councilman Rob Leight at to register your HOME ADDRESS for consideration. Judging will take place on Thursday evening, December 20th.


Happy Holidays- Town Holiday Closing 2018-2019

Date Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Town Hall Closed December 24, 2018 and December 25, 2018 We will re-open on Wednesday-day, December 26, 2018 Town Hall Closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019 We will re-open January 2, 2019 at 8:00 am. Christmas-New Years_


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