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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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Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle

Date Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle Delaware DNREC –  DNREC has scheduled mosquito control fogging this evening, September 10th, via truck for Battery Park and in Twin Spans Industrial Park, Van Dyke Village, New Castle Manor, Baldton, the Glebe Cemetery, and the Trolley Barn area. For more information on mosquito control, you can go to the DNREC website.



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DNREC to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Phragmites Control, Monday, September 20th

Date Posted: Monday, September 20th, 2021

DNREC intends, weather permitting, to conduct aerial spraying for Phragmites in the Buttonwood Marsh, Broad Marsh and Army Creek Marsh during the daylight hours of Monday, September 20th. The Gambacorta Marsh is not scheduled for an application at this time.    



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“Musart” on Delaware Street – Music Night in New Castle Delaware

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

“Musart” on Delaware Street Music Night in New Castle Delaware Saturday, September 18, 2021 5:30 m- 8:30 Come to Delaware Street  between 4th & Jessop’s Tavern for Music Night in New Castle for Arts & Music sponsored y the New Castle Art Council.  This unique event is free and open to the public and includes several “buskers” (street musicians) and art vendors who will perform and offer their wares for sale on City sidewalks abutting Delaware Street between 4th Street and Jessop’s Tavern.



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Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle

Date Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle Delaware DNREC –  DNREC has scheduled mosquito control fogging this evening, September 10th, via truck for Battery Park and in Twin Spans Industrial Park, Van Dyke Village, New Castle Manor, Baldton, the Glebe Cemetery, and the Trolley Barn area. For more information on mosquito control, you can go to the DNREC website.



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City of New Castle changes in the trash, yard waste and recycle schedule for the week of September 6th.

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

City Holiday Notice City offices were closed on  Monday, September 6th for the Labor Day Holiday ********************************** Revised Public Works Schedule    Regular Trash Schedule    Revised Trash Schedule     Monday, September 6th    Tuesday, September 7th    Tuesday, September 7th    Wednesday, September 8th    Yard Waste Pick Up will take place on    Thursday, September 9th    There will be a CITYWIDE Recycle Pick Up on Friday, September 10th



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Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle

Date Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle Delaware DNREC –  DNREC has scheduled additional mosquito fogging this evening, August 13th, via truck in the communities of Buttonwood, Baldton, Vandyke Village, and New Castle Manor; plus Twin Spans Industrial Park and Glebe Cemetery For more information on mosquito control, you can go to the DNREC website www.dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/ www.dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/mosquito-control/



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Press Release: July 27, 2021 – Change of Venues for City Meetings

Date Posted: Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Press Release: July 27, 2021 Change of Venues for all City meetings conducted After July 31, 2021. After July 31, 2021, all City Council Meetings will be held in person at the New Castle Senior Center located at 400 South Street – New Castle, DE 19720. After July 31, 2021, all Committee, Commission and Board Meetings will be held in person in the Community Room at 1 Municipal Blvd., – New Castle, DE 19720.



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Additional Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle

Date Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2021

Friday, July 30th – Additional Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle Delaware DNREC –  DNREC has scheduled additional fogging this evening, July 30th, via truck in the neighborhoods of Baldton, New Castle Manor, Van Dyke Village, the Twin Spans Industrial Park grounds and around the Glebe Cemetery. Portions of Buttonwood Avenue will be included in tonight’s fogging. For more information on mosquito control, you can go to the DNREC website www.dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/ www.dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/mosquito-control/



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City of New Castle Laborer Job Posting

Date Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2021

City of New Castle Laborer Job Posting City Employment Application The Public Works division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of more than 18 miles of the City street system, plus solid waste collection at each City property and maintaining approximately 130 acres of parks and open space. Additional services provided by Public Works include fall leaf collection, street sweeping, pavement marking, drainage maintenance and numerous other services to enhance the quality of life for the residents in the City of New Castle. Seasonally, snow and ice control services are provided. During larger snow events, the residents are requested to remove their vehicles from the street to allow for easier and more efficient snow plowing operations.  Lastly, the maintenance of roadways and traffic and street signage are important tasks and the responsibility of the Public Services Department.  We are seeking an experienced Laborer for a temporary position with the potential […]



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Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle

Date Posted: Monday, July 26th, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Tonight in New Castle Delaware DNREC –  has just informed the City that they have had their first detection of West Nile virus in the area and they plan on spraying this evening, July 26th, via truck in the neighborhoods of Baldton, New Castle Manor, Van Dyke Village, the Twin Spans Industrial Park grounds and around the Glebe Cemetery.  For more information on mosquito control, you can go to the DNREC website www.dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/ www.dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/mosquito-control/



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