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Posted on: September 19, 2018

FREE Naloxone Community Training

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We welcome you to join us for Naloxone community training on Tuesday, October 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Newark Senior Center. There is no cost to participate and the first 75 participants will receive a free Naloxone kit. For more information please contact ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Payments and Utility Billing Availability

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Due to staff training and development Payments and Utility Billing department will be temporarily closed from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19.

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Upcoming Events: Drive-In Movie Night & Mayor's Harvest Festival

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Drive-In Movie Night

What: The City of Newark Parks and Recreation Department and University of Delaware Athletic Department will host a community movie night. Participants are invited to relax in their car or on the grassy lawn, enjoy popcorn an...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Video Tour of City of Newark

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The City of Newark is excited to release a new series of videos that highlight everything our community offers residents, visitors, and business owners. The videos were created in partnership with CGI Communications, Inc.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Yard Waste Collection Rescheduled

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Due to staff training and development, yard waste collection for Wednesday, September 19 has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 22. Please contact the City of Newark Public Works and Water Resources Department at (302) 366-7000 with any questions.

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

City of Newark to Host 47th Annual Community Day

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Hundreds of vendors will be on hand as residents and visitors stroll the University of Delaware Green for the 47th annual Community Day this Sunday, September 16, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is free to attend and features entertainment and fun for...
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Posted on: August 28, 2018

City of Newark Turns the Town Teal for September

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The City of Newark will receive a touch of teal in its annual effort to help raise awareness for ovarian cancer. Mayor Polly Sierer and Judy Yang, student president of Lori's Hands, along with other University of Delaware Department of Medical Laboratory ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Newark's City Secretary Named Delaware Clerk of the Year

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Two successful elections, including the City's first referendum in nearly two decades, were among several notable accomplishments earning Newark City Secretary Renee Bensley the honor of Delaware Clerk of the Year for 2018. The distinction, awarded by the...
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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Jerry W. Fickes Trail Dedication

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What: The City of Newark and Fickes family will join with elected officials, first responders, neighbors and friends to honor the life of fallen firefighter Jerry Fickes and unveil the official marker for the Jerry W. Fickes trail in Rittenhouse Park. Fic...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Hundreds of Volunteers Expected to Help Construct Preston's Playground

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Hundreds of volunteers representing several local businesses will work in partnership with City staff next week to complete construction of Preston's Playground. Beginning Monday, August 6, the volunteer workforce will assist staff of the Parks and Recrea...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

City Manager Finalists Not Selected for Role

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Following a nationwide recruitment effort, Newark City Council conducted interviews for the position of City Manager over the past several weeks. Two candidates were presented to the community on Tuesday, July 24, and feedback from residents and City empl...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Cleveland Avenue Paving Project

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What: DelDOT intends to begin the mill and overlay of East Cleveland Avenue between Capitol Trail and S. Chapel Street/ Paper Mill Road. The work will result in new traffic patterns throughout the roadway and will be done at night from 7 p.m. unt...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires public water suppliers to provide consumer confidence reports (CCR) to their customers. These reports are also known as annual water quality reports. The City of Newark quality report for 2018 is now avai...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Public Notice: 2018 Water Main Flushing

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The Public Works and Water Resources Department will begin its 2018 water main flushing program on Monday, June 4, 2018. Water main flushing is necessary to test the hydrants to ensure adequate flow and pressure is available. Additionally, flushing also r...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

City of Newark Ranked Among Safest Cities in Delaware

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Citing grassroots efforts and an increase in police personnel as reasons for making Delaware a safer place to live, SafeWise recently released its "10 Safest Cities in Delaware" report, listing Newark as the safest large City in the state and 4t...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Newark Police Department Receives Gold Standard Accreditation

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Underscoring an ongoing commitment to serving its community, the Newark Police Department (NPD) recently received its 8th award for Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The commi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Volunteers Recognized at City of Newark Jefferson Awards Ceremony

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Surrounded by a crowd of friends, neighbors and local officials, several outstanding volunteers were presented with Jefferson Awards at a ceremony held at Grain Craft Bar & Kitchen on Monday, March 19. Organizations and groups engaged in LEAD360 proje...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

City of Newark Recognized for Superior Financial Reporting for Eighth Straight Year

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The City of Newark was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the eighth consecutive year the award was presented to the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Stormwater Utility Info

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Beginning January 1, 2018, City of Newark property owners began paying a monthly stormwater utility fee.  To learn more about the fee, please click here to go to the Public Works Stormwater Utility page.”

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Newark's McKees Solar Park Hits Power Generation Milestone

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Since coming online in October 2014, McKees Solar Park has generated more than one million kilowatt hours (kWh) of clean energy - enough power for nearly 111 homes for an entire year. The milestone, achieved the afternoon of Thursday, February 8, was achi...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Newark Conservation Advisory Committee Seeks Nominations for "A Better Newark" Award

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With a continued focus on recognizing residents who have taken the lead in landscape sustainability, the Conservation Advisory Committee (CAC) seeks nominations for its "A Better Newark" award. Created in 1986, the award recognizes individuals w...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

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On Nov. 2, 2017, Kidde announced a recall of almost 38 million fire extinguishers sold in the United States. They may not work during a fire emergency if they become clogged and require a lot of force to use. Also, the nozzle can come off with enough forc...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

City of Newark Implements Stormwater Utility

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Following Council's affirmative vote to implement a city-wide stormwater utility on Monday, October 9, Newark became just the third city in Delaware to enact the progressive measure. The utility charge is expected to raise $1.4 million each year and will ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Online Access to Newark City Council Meetings Increases

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In an effort to maintain open access to local government, the City of Newark has partnered with Livestream to increase options for viewing Council meetings online. This partnership enhances current online access to live council meetings via Facebook Live,...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Newark Police Department Partners with MedicAlert Foundation

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Newark Police Department Partners with MedicAlert Foundation to Provide Free Medical IDs and Services to Community Members At-Risk for Wandering

Newark, DE - The Newark Police Department (NPD), in partnership with MedicAlert Foundation, announced the imple...

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News Flash

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Phone Scam Alert

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Utility phone scams are being reported in the area. If you have questions regarding a phone call you receive from the City, please hang up and call back at 302-366-7000.

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Parking Tickets

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Need to pay or appeal a parking ticket? Use the City of Newark Parking portal to manage your account and make payments.

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Downtown Newark Parking Info

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Downtown Newark has so much to offer. Visit our parking page to learn about rates and availability, view our interactive parking map and review the latest information on proposals for expansion.

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Aetna

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Interested in serving the Newark community as a firefighter? Volunteer with Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder, which has served Newark neighborhoods since 1888.

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