Welcome to the Town of Elsmere, DE

Welcome, the Town of Elsmere is proud to present this website for our residents and all of those who visit. Our motto is “A Wonderful Place to Live.” We are proud of our history, our government, and our community.With a small town ambiance and big city convenience, Elsmere, is one of the best communities in New Castle County.

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Safe Streets for All


Your feedback can save lives! Safe Streets for All New Castle County has the goal of fewer injuries and zero deaths on our streets. We are seeking help from the community. Fill out a survey to help prioritize safety improvements for those who drive,

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Detect and Treat for Spongy Moth


March 14, 2023



Sophia Curran, Delaware Forest Service, 302-698-4552, sophia.curran@delaware.gov
Bill Seybold, Delaware Forest Service, 302-698-4553, william.seybold@delaware.gov

Reminder to Detect and Treat for Spongy Moth in 2023


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2023 Biennial Municipal Election – CANCELLED


In accordance with the Charter of the Town of Elsmere section 301, the Biennial Municipal Election was scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2023.  The deadline for file as a candidate in this election was Monday, February 6, 2023, at 7:00pm.  As of the filing deadline,

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5th District Elsmere Letter

5th District Elsmere Letter Spring-Summer 2023

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2023 Mobile Food Pantry Distribution Dates

Town of Elsmere
Mobile Food Pantry 2023 Dates


Location: Town Hall, 11 Poplar Ave. Wilmington, DE 19805


  • Wednesday, January 18, 2023- 11am-1pm
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023- 11am-1pm
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023-11am-1pm
  • Friday,

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Parks Under Construction


The Town of Elsmere, along with Mayor and Council, are excited to announce a major renovation and revitalization project to the town’s parklands and playgrounds. Renovations have already begun at some smaller parks, with the demolition and construction happening later this month at the playground parks.

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Committee Vacancies

The Town of Elsmere is looking for residents who would be committed to serving as a member on one of the following Committees that have vacancies.

Planning Commission

Pension Committee

If you are interested and have questions please call Town Hall at 302-998-2215.

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Delmarva Power – Energy Assistance Program

Delmarva Power – Energy Assistance Program

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New Castle County – Rain Barrell Program

Rain Barrel Program


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DIY – Home Prevention of Lung Cancer

EPA recommends that you have a qualified radon mitigation contractor fix your home. Lowering high radon levels requires specific technical knowledge, special skills, and without the proper equipment or technical knowledge, you could increase your radon level or create other potential hazards and additional costs. However, if you decide to do the work yourself,

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