Felton

Delaware

Welcome to the Town of Felton

Date Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The town of Felton was laid out in 1856 when the Delaware Railroad reached this area. Located between Berrytown to the west and Johnny Cake Landing (Frederica) to the east, the town became a “whistle” stop on the new railroad line. Owing its existence to the railroad, Felton was named in honor of Samuel M. Felton, President of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad and a major force in bringing railroad service to central and southern Delaware. Incorporated on February 2, 1861, Felton’s boundaries formed a one-half mile square with the railroad line running north-south throught the middle of town. Passenger rail service to Felton ended in the early 1950’s. This marker tells a brief history of The Town Felton when the railroad reached the area.



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2017 COUNCIL ELECTION NOTIFICATION

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The Town of Felton will NOT be having a Council Election in 2017. There were three council seats open for election and three incumbent Council Members filed for those seats; therefore no election is needed. The following incumbents filed for the three seats and will be sworn in at the March 13, 2017 Council Meeting. Joanne Clendaniel, Diana Dolan-Beulah and Joseph Yapsuga



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SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES FOR 2017 COUNCIL ELECTION

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

There are three (3) Council Positions Available each having a three (3) year term. To be qualified to run for Felton Town Council you must: be 21 years of age, be a citizen of the United States, have been a bona fide resident of the Town of Felton for one year prior to election day and have never been convicted of a felony or crime of moral turpitude. To declare candidacy submit a signed and dated letter requesting that your name be added to the 2017 Council Election ballot with a Town of Felton Affidavit of Qualification Candidate Filing Form (available at Town Hall, by mail, fax or email) and State Campaign Finance Certification of Intention Form Campaign Finance Form(also available at Town Hall or online at www.elections.delaware.gov). Filing Deadline is January 19, 2017 All letters of candidacy must be received at Felton Town Hall by 5pm. (Postmarks are NOT […]



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Understanding the 4 Stages of Child Passenger Safety

Date Posted: Monday, September 19th, 2016

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Medication Disposal Unit

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Felton has been awarded a grant from CVS/pharmacy to combat drug abuse by installing a drug collection unit. The new unit will provide residents with a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of unwanted or expired medication, including controlled substances. The unit will be located at Felton Town Hall and open from the hours of 9-5, Monday-Friday.  Drugs can be dropped off with no questions asked



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Town Hall Scheduled Closings

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Town Hall is open Monday thru Friday from 9a.m. to 5p.m. For more information please call Town Hall at 302-284-9365



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