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New Castle County Covid-19 Testing Dates and Sites

Date Posted: Monday, June 1st, 2020

Governor Carney Announces Additional COVID-19 Restrictions.  Click this link for more information.  Gatherings capped at 10 people; restaurant dining indoors limited to 30 percent of fire capacity. Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) on Friday, September  11th announced updates to the State of Delaware’s testing strategy, expanding access to free COVID-19 statewide and providing consistent options for Delawareans to get tested.  The State of Delaware will shift COVID-19 testing from mobile to fixed sites beginning Monday, September 14, 2020.  The transition to more permanent, fixed testing sites will expand testing opportunities and provide more testing locations across the state.  Testing sites will be located in several areas throughout Delaware, and include eight (8) drive-through Walgreens locations (five of them newly added), five (5) State Service Center sites; and six (6) Public Health clinics. Testing services will be offered five […]



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Memorial Day Holiday Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

City of New Castle City Holiday Notice Memorial Day Update Date: May 19, 2020 City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020 for the Memorial Day Holiday. For the revised Public Works schedule, click here.



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Resident Notice – Delaware Street Paving Project (Update)

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

City of New Castle Resident Notice Update Delaware Street Paving Project Date: April 21, 2020 The City has recently been informed that the work set to begin on Wednesday, April 22, between Third and Fourth Streets by City contractor Cirello, has been delayed until the week of April 27, with an expected start date of April 28. At this time any scheduled road closures will be postponed until that week. The City’s contractor Cirillo Brothers will begin replacing the street curbs on Delaware Street between 3 rd Street and 4th Street.   The contractor will need to close one or both lanes of Delaware Street to vehicular traffic between 3 rd Street and 4 th Street each day to perform the work.  The contractor may also close the sidewalk on the active construction side of this section of road where they are working to not endanger the public, but the […]



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Virtually Attend the 4/14 Council Meeting

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

In order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of New Castle is providing multiple alternatives to viewing Council meetings and providing comments on items on the agenda. These alternatives allow the City to adhere to social distancing requirements, follow the Governor’s Executive Order and provide a way for the public to provide public comment live during the meeting. For instructions, please visit: Meeting Instructions



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Delaware City Refining Company will be conducting a series of steam venting, Monday through Friday of this week, April 6th.

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 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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City Offices will be closed on Friday, April 10th for the Good Friday Holiday

Date Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2020

City Holiday Notice: City offices will be closed on Friday, April 10th 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 9th. There will be NO Recycle Pick-up on Friday, April 10th.



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United States Census 2020

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

  We proudly support the 2020 Census! Help us support our community by completing your Census by going to my2020census.gov or by calling 1-844-330-2020 today. Shape your future!



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MUNICIPAL SERVICES COMMISSION PRESS RELEASE

Date Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2020

NEWS RELEASE  Contact: Pamela A. Patone Phone: 302-323-2330 E-mail: patonep@newcastlemsc.delaware.gov  For Immediate Release 3/30/2020  MSC ASSISTING CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY COVID-19  During these uncertain times, the Municipal Services Commission (MSC) has suspended any disconnection of electric and water services and are waiving any new late fees for customers affected by COVID-19. Customers who are having difficulty making payments should contact the MSC’s Customer Service Department at 302-323-2330. The suspension of disconnections and late fees will continue through at least May 31, 2020.  In addition, to these measures the MSC has contributed funds to the New Castle Cares Fund at the Salvation Army in order to provide financial assistance to individuals who need assistance paying their electric and water bills. If you are able to assist your neighbors please send a contribution to the New Castle Cares Fund at The Salvation Army PO BOX 308 Wilmington, DE 19899 today! 



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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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