City of New Castle

Delaware

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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CITY OF NEW CASTLE 2018 CITYWIDE PAVING CONTRACT INVITATION TO BID

Date Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2018

CITY OF NEW CASTLE 2018 CITYWIDE PAVING CONTRACT INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the City of New Castle 2018 Citywide Paving Contract will be received by the City Administrator until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the City Administration Building, 220 Delaware Street, New Castle, at which time they will be publicly opened and read.  Bids received after the stated time will be returned unopened.  The Contractor shall begin work on or about May 1, 2018. Project generally involves roadway restoration and drainage work at multiple locations within the City of New Castle.  There are two locations, Baldt Avenue and a portion of Third Street, in the Base Bid.  Four locations, an alternate configuration of Baldt Avenue, Centerpoint Boulevard, Johnson Way, and Grey Street are Alternates.  Work will include mobilization / demobilization, maintenance of traffic, field engineering and surveying, sediment and erosion control, removal of existing materials, […]



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Revised Public Works Schedule for week of January, 15th 2018

Date Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018

City Holiday Notice City offices were closed on Monday, January 15th, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Revised Public Works Schedule   Regular Schedule                           Revised Schedule Monday, January 15th                 Tuesday, January 16th Tuesday, January 16th                Wednesday, January 17th No Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday, January 17th Normal Recycle Schedule on Thursday & Friday



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City of New Castle Offices Open; City-wide Recycle Pick-up.

Date Posted: Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018   City Public Works will attempt a City-wide Recycle Pick-up.   Due to extreme cold weather conditions crews may not be able to complete the both routes. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your understanding.   Normal Trash pick up will resume on Monday.



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Public Works Trash Pick-up Schedule for the week of January 1, 2018

Date Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017

Updated Holiday Schedule City Offices were closed on  Monday, January 1st for New Year’s Day. The City of New Castle Public Works Department New Year’s Week Pick-up Schedule: There will be NO Trash Pick-up on Monday, January 1st. Monday’s trash will be picked up on Tuesday, January 2nd, and Tuesday’s trash route will be picked up on Wednesday, January 3rd. There will be NO Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday, January 3rd. There will be normal Recycle pick up on Thursday, January 4th & Friday, January 5th.



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City Offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Date Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017

City Holiday Notice: City Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th 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 22nd. There will be NO Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday, November 22nd. There will be NO Recycle Pick-up on Thursday, November 23rd or Friday, November 24th.



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New Castle Branding Presentation Video

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

New Castle Branding Presentation Video Watch the Presentation Here Please send any comments to the New Castle Community Partnership by October 30th.



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Press Release: Full Closure on Buttonwood Avenue for Railroad Maintenance

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

City of New Castle Press Release: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has advised motorists that Norfolk Southern Railroad will be replacing, repaving, and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing on Buttonwood Avenue between Route 9/New Castle Avenue and Lukens Drive. The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 25 until midnight on Wednesday, October 2, but could be delayed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Detour Routes: Eastbound: Buttonwood Avenue to Route 9/New Castle Avenue onto May Avenue to Single Avenue to Daniel Lane onto Howell Drive and return to Buttonwood Avenue. Westbound: Buttonwood Avenue to Howell Drive onto Daniel Lane to Single Avenue to May Avenue to Route 9/New Castle Avenue and back to Buttonwood Avenue. Detour signage will be posted for motorists.  



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City offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th, for the Labor Day Holiday

Date Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017

City Holiday Notice City offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th, for the Labor Day Holiday Labor Day Holiday Revised Public Works Schedule          Regular Schedule                       Revised Schedule Monday, September 4th               Tuesday, September 5th Tuesday, September 5th              Wednesday, September 6th No Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday, September 6th Normal Recycle Schedule on Thursday & Friday



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New Castle to Turn The Town Teal for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Friday, September 1st

Date Posted: Monday, August 28th, 2017

Turn the Towns Teal Website The City of New Castle is participating in the national campaign to create awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms. Volunteers will Turn The Towns Teal by tying ribbons to light poles around New Castle’s historic business district at 10 a.m., Friday, September 1st. The awareness initiative takes place annually in September, which is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation sponsors this campaign in its efforts to help save more women’s lives. The City Council passed a Proclamation at their August Regular Meeting naming September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the City of New Castle and encourages all residents to participate by displaying teal ribbons and learning the warning signs of this silent disease.



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Grand Opening of the Pier – Save the Date

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

  Photo by Bruce Burk.



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