Earth Day Coloring Contest! First Prize will be a youth mini gardening kit! Second and Third place ribbons will be awarded also. Please have all entries submitted to town hall by April 21st, 2017. Winners will be posted on our website and Facebook. Please write your name, age, and phone number on the back. Print from here or pick up copies at town hall 830am to 430pm. Thank you and Good Luck!
Police Department Hiring Blades Police Department will always accept applications. You can submit your application at anytime. We will notify when we are hiring and testing dates as it becomes necessary. Click on the link below for the application with Minimum Qualifications & Physical Fitness Assessment. Applications can be mailed or dropped off to 20 W Fourth Street, Blades, DE 19973 from 830am to 430pm. Police Officer Employment Application The town, as off December 1st, 2015, is hiring for a Police Officer. Please submit your applications to the Police Commissioner, Lee Benningfield, at town hall, 20 W Fourth Street, Blades, DE 19973 from 830am to 430pm or you may mail the application to the same address. Any questions please call 302-629-7366. Closing Date for Applying OPEN Starting Salary $34,000.00 Selection Process written entrance exam oral interview drug screening test background investigation medical examination physical agility test psychological test How to […]
Blades Volunteer Fire Company FLU CLINIC Wed., October 28th 3:30pm to 7:00pm Delaware Division of Public Health For more information visit Delaware Division of Public Health
DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER WE RECEIVED ON SUNDAY EVENING WE HAVE RESCHEDULED THIS EVENT FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 19TH AT 6PM. FLAG DAY RETIREMENT CEREMONY Town of Blades 3rd Annual Flag Day Ceremony Conducted by Boy Scout Cub Scout Pack 182 The American Creed states… “We retire flags with dignity and respect when they become worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled.” Please join the Town of Blades & Cub Scout Pack 182 as we retire our Flags on SUNDAY, JUNE 14TH, 2015 @ 6:30PM BLADES PARK 100 E SEVENTH STREET BLADES, DELAWARE Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Town Hall will be collecting your worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled flags until 4:30pm Friday, June 12th, 2015. Please contact the Town Hall at (302) 629-7366 with any questions.
Come and Join the FUN! Friday, May 15th 2015 at the Blades Park from 6pm to 7pm the town is having a “Homecoming Dinner”. Tickets are $8 and children 12 and under eat for free. Proceeds of every ticket sold will go to the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Building Fund. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Pasta, Sodas, Water, and Rita’s Ice! 🙂 Call town hall at 302-629-7366 with any questions. Tickets can be purchased at Town Hall Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Detailed information can be found here along with Parade Forms: Blades 100th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, May 16th 2015 at the Blades Park from 9am to 7pm the town will be celebrating our 100th Anniversary with a variety of activities and entertainment. 9am is opening ceremonies with Mallory Lankford singing the National Anthem.
2015 Annual Election Notice TOWN OF BLADES ANNUAL ELECTION The Town of Blades will hold their Annual Municipal Election for the Mayoral Seat on Monday, April 6th, 2015 at Hardin Hall from 2pm to 6pm. The one (1) candidate receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected for a two year term. The candidates running for Blades Town Mayor are as follows: Robert Atkinson John Reiss David Ruff There will not be an election for the two (2) council seats. Lee Benningfield and Incumbent Russell Joseph were the only two that completed a certificate of intention and will fill the councilman positions. At the Annual Municipal election, every person, male or female, who shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) years on the date of the Annual Municipal Election and who shall have been a citizen of the United States for a period of one year and a […]
On Sunday, December 7th, 2014, the Town of Blades held it’s annual “Kid’s Christmas Craft Bazaar”. Over 100 lucky children left with armfuls of toys and holiday crafts. There were games, lunch, and of course pictures with Santa. Coordinated with the help of his elves, these fun loving volunteers give up their day to help manufacture smiles. Their unselfish, heartfelt assistance is priceless. And a special thanks to our sponsors, for without their generous support, the event would not be successful. They are… Town of Blades Blades Economic Development (BEDCO) Senator Robert Venables Sussex County Councilman Mike Vincent Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips Donald Birch Blades Development, LLC Colonial East Development Ron & Jean Dejewski Dukes Lumber Company Final Step Cleaning Fuqua, Yori, and Willard Henry & Betty Hastings Norma Jones Rick & Debbie Marvel Miller-Lewis, Inc. Regional Builders, Inc. Sussex Printing Sussex Tech Education Fund Christopher Vane Watson-Yates Funeral […]
The Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th, 2014 for the Christmas Holiday. The Mayor, Council and Staff would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!
November 14th, 2014: Friday evening at Blades United Methodist Church, 2015 Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Miss Blades were crowned. We are very proud of all the young ladies that participated. We look forward to our Miss Blades winners representing Blades in various Christmas pageants and other anniversary activities planned leading up to our 100th Anniversary celebration the weekend of May 16th. Thank you to all our sponsors and businesses that donated to the goodie bags. Thank you to our judges and volunteers for your time! 2015 Little Miss-Junior Miss-Miss Blades Pageant Age Groups: Little Miss: 4yrs to 7yrs Junior Miss: 8yrs to 12yrs Miss: 13yrs to 17yrs (18 if still in High School) Must live in the Blades Fire District (Proof with Driver’s License of Parent/Guardian […]
Town Hall will be closed on Thursday,November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday so our employees may spend time with their families. We wish everyone a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!