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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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CITY OF NEW CASTLE DELAWARE STREET ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT INVITATION TO BID

Date Posted: Sunday, July 14th, 2019

CITY OF NEW CASTLE DELAWARE STREET ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT INVITATION TO BID Delaware Street Rehabilitation Advertisement Sealed bids for the City of New Castle Delaware Street Road Rehabilitation Project will be received by the City Administrator until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 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 October 1, 2019. The project involves demolition and removal of existing roadway materials; milling and overlaying of existing asphalt roadway; partial full-depth pavement reconstruction; removing and resetting of granite curb and brick sidewalk; construction of brick crosswalks, installation of sanitary sewer; installation of storm inlets, pipes, and bioretention stormwater management areas; placement of truncated domes; and transplanting of existing trees. Extensive traffic control will be required. The City […]



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City Offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

City Holiday Notice The City of New Castle does not host Fireworks for the 4th of July; Click this link to find a fireworks display near you. City offices will be closed on  Thursday, July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday ********************** Independence Day Holiday Revised Public Works Schedule There will be NO Recycle Collection on Thursday, July 4th There will be a CITYWIDE Recycle Pick Up on                                                                             Friday, July 5th  



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Press Release Storm Sewer Update, Delaware Street Closures

Date Posted: Friday, June 21st, 2019

City of New Castle Press Release Storm Sewer Update, Delaware Street June 21, 2019 On Tuesday, July 9, the City’s contractor Cirillo Brothers will begin replacing the storm sewer, believed to be about a century old, in Delaware Street between 2nd Street and The Strand.  This work will necessitate excavating and removing the existing pipe, plugging abandoned laterals, and placing a new pipe.  The contractor will need to close both lanes of Delaware Street to vehicular traffic between 2nd Street and The Strand, beginning at 7:00 a.m. each day, to perform the work.  The contractor may also close the sidewalk on the north side of this section of road to not endanger the public but the southside sidewalk will remain open.  All closures will be reopened by 5:00 p.m. each day, no closures will occur on weekends.  The work is estimated to take between three and six weeks.  Multiple unknowns […]



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MSC NEWS RELEASE – ROAD CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND

Date Posted: Monday, June 17th, 2019

MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMISSION CITY OF NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE 19720-0208 P.O. BOX 208 www.newcastlemsc.com Office: 302 323-2330 Utility Building: 302-323-2333 Fax: 302-323-2337 NEWS RELEASE ROAD CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND As part of Municipal Services Commission (MSC) Water Main Project portions of Delaware Street will be closed this weekend. The intersection of 6th and Delaware Street will be closed beginning Friday, 6-21-19 evening approximately 6:00 p.m and is expected to be opened by Monday, 6-24-19 morning approximately 5:00 a.m. Detours will be in effect throughout the weekend. Please pay attention to detour signs.    There may be an increase in traffic due to the detours, the MSC appreciates your patience while improvements are made to the City’s water system.  Please feel free to contact the customer service department with any questions at (302) 322-2330.



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City Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in Observance of Memorial Day

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

City Holiday Notice City offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th, for the Memorial Day Holiday Memorial Day Holiday Revised Public Works Schedule Regular Schedule             Revised Schedule Monday, May 27th           Tuesday, May 28th Tuesday, May 28th          Wednesday, May 29th * No Street Sweeping on Monday, May 27th * Yard Waste Pick-up on Thursday May 30th * Citywide Recycle Schedule on Friday, May 31st



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City Offices will be closed on Friday, April 19th for the Good Friday Holiday

Date Posted: Monday, April 15th, 2019

City Holiday Notice: City offices will be closed on Friday, April 19th for the Good Friday Holiday. The City of New Castle Public Works Department Holiday Schedule: There will be a City-Wide Recycle Pick-up on Thursday, April 18th. There will be NO Recycle Pick-up on Friday, April 19th.    



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The City of New Castle Mourns the Passing of Former Mayor Donald A. Reese

Date Posted: Monday, April 15th, 2019

The City of New Castle Mourns the Passing of Former Mayor, Donald A. Reese A visitation will be held on Monday, April 22 at 12:30 pm at New Castle Presbyterian Church, 25 E 2nd Street, New Castle, DE. The service will follow at 2:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation , P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014, or the New Castle Presbyterian Church.  Obituary   



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City Offices will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of President’s Day

Date Posted: Friday, February 15th, 2019

City Holiday Notice: City offices will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. There will be no trash pick up on the 18th. President’s Day Holiday Revised Schedule. Regular Schedule          Revised Schedule Monday, Feb. 18th         Tuesday, Feb. 19th  Tuesday, Feb. 19th       Wednesday, Feb. 20th  Yard Waste Pick up on Thursday, Feb. 21st  Citywide Recycle Pick Up on Friday, Feb. 22nd



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DelDOT Public Workshop SR 9 /SR 273 Delaware Street Railroad Crossing Safety Improvements

Date Posted: Monday, February 11th, 2019

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State of the State Town Hall Meeting Rt. 9 Library

Date Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:00 p.m. Town Hall Route 9 Library & Innovation Center 3022 New Castle Avenue, New Castle, De 19720  Join Governor John Carney, Senator Darius Brown and Representatives Melissa Minor-Brown, Franklin Cooke, and Kendra Johnson for a conversation on our work to strengthen the economy, improve schools for all Delaware children, and protect our quality of life. Share your ideas, thoughts and concerns! SOTS Town Hall Flyer www.de.gov/sots



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