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Delaware City Refinery Weekend Refinery Operations

Date Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2020

UPDATE 4/6/20: Delaware City Refining Company will be conducting a series of steam venting, Monday through Friday of this week, April 6th. The venting is scheduled to take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. They plan to take all possible steps to minimize the noise levels and apologize in advance for any inconvenience their neighbors may experience. They do not anticipate the steam venting to have the same noise levels as prior venting, therefore there should be a minimal impact. Steam venting is a safety procedure implemented that releases steam through a vent as part of a routine process that we use at the refinery. For any further updates, the community can call the Delaware City Refinery’s 24-hour Community Information Line at (302) 834-6200. – –Delaware City Refining Company UPDATE 3/21/20: Steam venting will continue through the weekend and you may notice an increase in noise levels at the refinery as we […]



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President’s Day Holiday Notice

Date Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2020

City Holiday Notice City Offices will be closed on Monday, February 17th for the President’s Day Holiday President’s Day Holiday Revised Public Works Schedule Regular Schedule Revised Schedule Mon., Feb.17th        Tues., Feb. 18th Tues., Feb. 18th       Wed., Feb. 19th Yard Waste Pick up on Thurs., Feb. 20th Citywide Recycle Pick Up on Fri., Feb. 21st



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Martin Luther King, JR Holiday Notice

Date Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2020

City Holiday Notice: City offices will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. There will be no trash pick-up on the 20th. Martin Luther King Holiday Revised Schedule. Regular Schedule Revised Schedule Monday, Jan. 20th Tuesday, Jan. 21st Tuesday, Jan. 21st Wednesday, Jan 22nd Yard Waste Pick up on Thursday, Jan. 23rd Citywide Recycle Pick Up on Friday, Jan. 24th



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DELAWARE STREET PROJECT UPDATE

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

*** UPDATE *** 1/28/20 With the work having already begun at the wharf by the City contractor Cirillo Brothers, the utility phase of the Delaware Street Project is set to begin on February 3rd. From Tuesday, January 28th until Friday, January 31st, Henkels and McCoy, the contractor for Delmarva, MSC, Comcast and Verizon will be doing preliminary work in order to prepare for the actual project to begin February 3rd; when they will begin saw cutting from 4th Street to The Strand. The saw cutting phase should take 5 days, with “No Parking” restrictions on various lengths of Delaware Street based on the daily progress made by the contractor. You can follow project updates at www.newcastlecity.delaware.gov, or call the City office at 322-9812. Delaware Street is closed from The Strand to the wharf during this phase of construction. The sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian use. Cars will be detoured […]



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Christmas Holiday Notice

Date Posted: Monday, December 16th, 2019

We will be closing the offices at 1:30 on Monday, the 23rd, for the City Holiday Celebration. City Offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th, Wednesday, December 25th and Wednesday, January 1st for the Holidays. The City of New Castle Public Works Department Holiday Week Pick-up Schedule: There will be NO Trash Pick-up on Tuesday, December 24th OR Wednesday, December 25th. Monday’s trash will be picked up on Monday, December 23rd. Tuesday’s trash will be picked up on Thursday, December 26th. There will be NO Yard Waste Pick-up for the week. There will be a CITYWIDE RECYCLE Pick up on Friday, December 27th. The City of New Castle Public Works Department New Year’s Week Pick-up Schedule: There will be NO Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday, January1st. There will be normal Recycle pick up on Thursday, January 2nd & Friday, January 3rd.



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Thanksgiving Holiday Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

City Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. City of New Castle Public Works Department Holiday Schedule: There will be a CITY-WIDE Recycle Pick-up on Wednesday, November 27th. There will be NO Yard Waste Pick-up on Wednesday, November 27th. There will be NO Recycle Pick-up on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th.



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Rivertowns Ride and Festival – Temporary Bike Lane

Date Posted: Friday, September 27th, 2019

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Introduction to the I-95 Corridor Rehabilitation Project

Date Posted: Friday, September 20th, 2019

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Downtown Development District – Designations and 2019 Application

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Governor Carney Announces Downtown Development District Designations Governor Carney designates new districts in Delaware City, Middletown, New Castle and Clayton  Downtown Development District Boundaries (New Castle) DELAWARE CITY, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced the latest cities and towns receiving a Downtown Development Districts (DDD) designation. The program significantly builds on the state’s efforts to redevelop Delaware’s commercial business districts and drive private investment in towns and cities.    Governor Carney officially designated four new Downtown Development Districts – in Delaware City, Middletown, New Castle and Clayton. Investors who make qualified improvements to residential, commercial or industrial properties in those districts now may qualify for state and local development incentives, including a rebate of up to 20 percent of eligible costs upon completion of the project. “The Downtown Development Districts program is already bringing significant private investment to the eight currently designated cities and towns, and I am thrilled […]



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MSC – Interruption of Water Service due to Repairing Water Valve

Date Posted: Friday, September 13th, 2019

MSC – Interruption of Water Service MSC will be repairing a broken water valve at the intersection of E. 5th St. and Harmony St.  Prep work will begin on Monday, September 16th.  There will be an interruption of water service on Tuesday, Sept. 17th , from approximately 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., for residents on E. 5th St.  and residents on Harmony St. between 4th & 5th St.   This interruption may cause some water discoloration and allow air to enter the system.  If this occurs, please run your cold water until it is clear and the air has escaped.   Please plan for the interruption by storing sufficient water.   In the event of heavy or steady rain, the outage will be rescheduled.



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