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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 the oldest continuously occupied town in the Delaware Valley. And, thanks to preservation efforts, this vibrant, fully occupied community remains one of the most important Colonial/Federal villages in America – second only to Williamsburg, Virginia in the number and authenticity of its historic structures.  The New Castle Court House Museum is part of the the First State National Historical Park. New Castle, originally named Fort Casimir, was founded in 1651 by Peter Stuyvesant, who was sent to provide the Dutch with command of all river traffic. Because of its strategic location, ownership of the settlement […]



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Covid-19 Information: Testing Dates & Sites, Updated Vaccine Information, and Volunteer Opportunities

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

  Flyer for Fixed Testing and Pop-Up Events Additional locations may be added throughout the week. Visit de.gov/gettested for the most current list of locations. Find COVID-19 testing sites statewide This free COVID-19 testing is for symptomatic AND asymptomatic residents throughout our county. Results are typically provided within 48 hours by email. Please call or sign up today to get tested and help defeat this virus. Help Delaware in the fight against COVID-19. Sign up to volunteer with the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps. In addition to medical professionals, members of the public can volunteer with the Medical Reserve Corps to help register Delawareans for vaccinations, manage traffic at vaccination sites, and process data. Click here for more information about volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps. Sign Up   Who is eligible to get the vaccine right now? What we heard this week: I am over 16 years old – where can […]



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City Holiday Notice: City Offices will be Closed on Friday, April 2nd in Observance of Good Friday.

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

City Holiday Notice: City Offices will be Closed on Friday, April 2nd in Observance of Good Friday The City of New Castle Public Works Department Holiday Schedule: There will be a City-Wide Recycle Pick-up on Thursday, April 1st. There will be NO Recycle Pick-up on Friday, April 2nd.



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WILMAPCO/City of New Castle Transportation Plan Workshop Follow-up

Date Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2021

City of New Castle Transportation Plan Visit www.wilmapco.org/cityofnewcastle  to share your ideas. Take Visioning Workshop Survey Share Comments on Maps View Workshop Videos: Powerpoint and Q&A and Breakout Sessions Workshop notes Powerpoint A Virtual Public Visioning Workshop for the City of New Castle Transportation Plan was held on Wednesday, February 10. During this workshop, the planning team sought feedback and ideas about traffic, connectivity, bicycling and walking, transit, parking, freight, and flooding. The workshop included a presentation, small group discussions, and Q&A. 



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Due to Weather Concerns Recycling is Cancelled for Friday. February 19th

Date Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2021

Due to Weather Concerns Recycling is Cancelled for Friday. February 19th.



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City offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of the President’s Day Holiday.

Date Posted: Monday, February 15th, 2021

City Holiday Notice: City offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. There will be no trash pick up on the 15th. President’s Day Holiday Revised Schedule. Regular Schedule          Revised Schedule Monday, Feb. 15th         Tuesday, Feb. 16th  Tuesday, Feb. 16th       Wednesday, Feb. 17th  Yard Waste Pick up on Thursday, Feb. 18th Citywide Recycle Pick Up on Friday, Feb. 19th



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The City of New Castle Mourns the Passing of Retired New Castle City Police Chief Eugene Petty

Date Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2021

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City Press Release: Tuesday Trash Collection Split Into Two Days This Week & No Yard Waste Collection This Week.

Date Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2021

January 25, 2021 City Press Release: Please be advised that Public Works will be splitting Tuesday trash collection into two days, as follows: Tuesday, January 26th Vandyke Village/ Balton/Penn Valley and Buttonwood Wednesday, January 27th Washington Park/ Boothhurst There will be NO Yard Waste pick up this week. PLEASE check the City website for updates and thank you for your patience and understanding. City of New Castle 302-322-9801



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WILMAPCO/City of New Castle Transportation Plan Virtual Public Visioning Workshop

Date Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2021

WILMAPCO/City of New Castle Transportation Plan Meeting Help shape the future of transportation in the City of New Castle! You are invited to attend a Virtual Public Visioning Workshop for the City of New Castle Transportation Plan on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. During this workshop, we will seek your feedback and ideas about traffic, connectivity, bicycling and walking, transit, parking, freight, and flooding. The workshop will include a presentation, small group discussions, and Q&A. Click below to register to attend. Register for Feb 10 – Virtual Visioning Workshop



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Help Delaware in the fight against COVID-19; Sign up to volunteer with the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps.

Date Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Help Delaware in the fight against COVID-19. Sign up to volunteer with the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps. In addition to medical professionals, members of the public can volunteer with the Medical Reserve Corps to help register Delawareans for vaccinations, manage traffic at vaccination sites, and process data. Click here for more information about volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps. Sign Up 



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DPH Announces Transition to Vaccinate Phase 1B

Date Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2021

If you are 65 years and older, you can request an appointment for an upcoming COVID-19 vaccination event. FOR DELAWAREANS 65 YEARS OR OLDER: Requests for appointments for Delaware Division of Public Health vaccination events are now being taken at vaccinerequest.delaware.gov. It is highly recommended the online system be used, but those without computer access may call the COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at 1-833-643-1715 and a call center operator can assist you in making the initial request. **Please Note: Both the website and the call center are experiencing high volume of visitors, so please be patient and keep trying. Submit a Request  Learn More



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