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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City Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Date Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2018

City Holiday Notice: City offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.  There will be no trash pick up on the 21st. Martin Luther King Holiday Revised Schedule. Regular Schedule        Revised Schedule Monday, Jan. 21st            Tuesday, Jan. 22nd Tuesday, Jan. 22nd          Wednesday, Jan 23rd Yard Waste Pick up on Thursday, Jan. 24th Citywide Recycle Pick Up on Friday, Jan. 25th NEW Monday “Rule of Thumb” When the City is closed for a Monday holiday, Monday’s trash will be picked up on Tuesday, Tuesday’s trash will be picked up on Wednesday, and Yard Waste will picked up on Thursday. There will be a Citywide Recycle-pick up on Friday.



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New Castle Spirit of Christmas and A Dickens Experience

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

New Castle Spirit of Christmas/Dickens Experience  Friday December 7th & Saturday, December 8th.  Don’t miss this annual Christmas tradition in Historic New Castle.  This event features decorated houses, museums, churches, music, food, and street performances of scenes from A Christmas Carol.       Fezziwig’s Ball The Arsenal in New Castle ( 30 Market Street (on the Cobblestones) Friday, December 7th – 7 to 10:30 p.m. The New Castle Arsenal transforms into the Fezziwig house from A Christmas Carol for one night. This Victorian Ball will have period music from Susquehanna Travelers , a Dance Master and assistants from the Victorian Dance Ensemble calling the dances and giving instructions, and refreshments. Period clothing is encouraged, but not required.  Tickets available by clicking here. A free dance rehearsal will be held prior to the ball on Tuesday, November 27 at 7 pm in The Arsenal. Be sure to come over and try the dances out in casual dress. For […]



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