Welcome to the City of New Castle

Date Posted: Friday, May 8th, 2015

Step back in time and experience the charm and beauty of colonial New Castle. Walk the cobblestone streets and enjoy the historic sites of this riverfront community. Historic New Castle, Delaware is located just 10 minutes south of downtown Wilmington with easy access from I-95 and I-295. Overlooking the Delaware River, Historic New Castle is […]




Updated Trash Schedule for the week of February 20th

Date Posted: Thursday, February 16th, 2017

City Offices were on Monday, February 20th for the President’s Day Holiday President’s Day Holiday Revised Public Works Schedule Regular Schedule                   Revised Schedule Monday, Feb. 20th                 Tuesday, Feb. 21st Tuesday, Feb. 21st               […]




Colonial School District Referendum to Support Area Schools

Date Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017

Colonial School District Referendum to Support Area Schools Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Where do I vote? More Information about the Referendum, including an address search. The Colonial School District Board of Education voted in favor of asking taxpayers to approve an operating and capital referendum totaling 39.4 cents per $100 of assessed home value. The […]




Press Release Donald C. Banks Building

Date Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Banks Building Press Release City of New Castle January 23, 2107 On Saturday, January 21, the City of New Castle was forced to perform an emergency demolition of the beloved Banks Building due to safety concerns, and forecasted strong and potentially damaging winds. At approximately 10:00 am, a bystander enjoying a bench near the Banks […]




Small Business Saturday: Shop Local in New Castle

Date Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Small Business Saturday: Shop Local in New Castle When you spend money in New Castle, you’re supporting local businesses and the historic properties that they steward.  Window shop, stop in local restaurants, shop for art, crafts, unique gifts and antiques.  Come take a walk in town and do some holiday shopping! Small Business Saturday is […]




Small Business Saturday: Shop Local in New Castle

Date Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Small Business Saturday: Shop Local in New Castle When you spend money in New Castle, you’re supporting local businesses and the historic properties that they steward.  Window shop, stop in local restaurants, shop for art, crafts, unique gifts and antiques.  Come take a walk in town and do some holiday shopping! Small Business Saturday is […]




City offices will be closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Date Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016

City Holiday Notice: City Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday: The City of New Castle Public Works Department Holiday Schedule: There will be a City-Wide Recycle Pick-up on Wednesday, November 23rd There will be NO Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday , November 23rd There will […]




City offices will be closed Tuesday, November 8th for Election Day

Date Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2016

City Offices will be Closed on Tuesday, November 8th for Election Day Revised Trash Pick-up Schedule Trash normally picked up on Tuesday, Nov. 8th will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 9th.    There will be No Yard Waste Pick up on Wednesday, Nov. 9th If you are not sure where your polling place is located call […]




3rd ANNUAL COLOR THE WORLD ORANGE DAY

Date Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2016

“Color the World Orange” Day, November 7, 2016! Color the World Orange is a day of worldwide awareness for CRPS, and to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. City Council passed a Proclamation, proclaiming November 7, 2016 as Color the World Orange Day in New Castle, Delaware.   Across the globe […]




INVITATION TO BID – 2016 Citywide Paving and Curb Ramp Installation

Date Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016

INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the City of New Castle 2016 Citywide Paving and Curb Ramp Installation will be received by the City Administrator until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the City Administration Building, 220 Delaware Street, New Castle, at which time they will be publicly opened and read.  Bids received […]




4th Annual River Towns Ride & Festival & River Towns Street Closure and Parking Information

Date Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2016

4th Annual River Towns Ride & Festival: Saturday, October 15th River Towns Ride & Festival – Website 11:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Celebrating Historic New Castle & Delaware City The fourth annual River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of New Castle and Delaware City. […]