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Posted on: February 16, 2024

The City of Newark Launches Tools to Help Customers Identify Ways to Save on Utilities

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Newark residents and ratepayers looking for ways to save money and energy in their homes are encouraged to check out the new tools available in the Energy Resource Center on our website. The interactive, easy-to-use tools help you to quickly zero in on ho...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

City Hosts “Coffee Break” Virtual Public Workshops to Address Affordable Housing in Newark

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The City of Newark’s Planning Commission and Planning and Development Department invite City residents and stakeholders to engage in conversations surrounding the planning efforts for increasing affordable housing opportunities in Newark, with a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Newark Offices Closed January 16 due to Inclement Weather

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Due to the accumulation of snow overnight and continued dangerous conditions expected through the late morning, City of Newark offices will be closed today, January 16, 2024. The Municipal Building and Parking Office will be closed for in-person drop-offs...

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Posted on: October 24, 2023

City of Newark Special Election Scheduled for January 9, 2024

Council Election

A special election for the office of mayor has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 9 2024. The successful candidate will complete the remainder of the vacated term, which ends in April 2025.

Any qualified voter of the city who, for a period of at least 15 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Newark's Hillside Park Earns 2023 Water Resources Award

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Newark's Hillside Park Earns 2023 Water Resources Award

Hillside Park, Newark's newest public park, earned the Parks and Places Award from the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin (WRADRB). The 2023 Water Resources Awar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Free Water for a Year!

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To encourage the public's participation in the customer side service survey, the City has launched a lottery with a chance to win free water for a year. Four drawings will be held approximately every three months. If your property submits a survey ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Newark Named a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

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The League of American Bicyclists honored the City of Newark, Delaware, today with a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Award. Newark was selected for its efforts to create a better, safer place for people to bicycle. Newark is the fir...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

City of Newark Earns Grant to Electrify Fleet Vehicles, Mowers

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The City of Newark is pleased to announce the receipt of $532,000 in grant funding from Energize Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebates Program, which support...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

City of Newark Newsletter

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Residents can now read the latest issue of City of Newark's newsletter online. Click this article to see what is happening in our city!

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

2023 Street Improvements

Contract 22-14 Street Improvement Program Exhibit

Beginning Wednesday, April 5, 2023, Grassbusters Landscaping Co., Inc. is scheduled to begin curb replacement, milling and paving on several City streets as part of our Annual Street Improvement Program. The street improvements will be completed in phases...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2023

Safe Streets New Castle County

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Save lives with Safe Streets New Castle County! Take a survey for WILMAPCO to prioritize safety for drivers, pedestrians, cyclists & transit users. Identify risky areas on our map. Visit http://www.wilmapco.org/safestreets to share ideas.

Visit wilmapco.org/safestreets to share ideas.

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

2023 City Council Election Canceled

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The City of Newark municipal election scheduled for April 11, 2023 was uncontested and has been canceled. Councilmembers John Suchanec, Corinth Ford and Dwendolyn Creecy secured an additional term in Districts 1, 2 and 4 respectively. 

A solicitat...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2023

City of Newark to Hold Municipal Election on April 11, 2023

Council Election

Candidates sought for Districts 1, 2 and 4 

The City of Newark will hold its annual municipal election on Tuesday, April 11, 2023. The offices for which an election will be held are the office of Council Member for Districts 1,2 and 4. Members of ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Newark Police Department Announces New Police Chief

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Newark City Manager Tom Coleman announced today that Acting Chief Mark Farrall has been chosen to lead the Newark Police Department (NPD) as Chief of Police effective February 1, 2023.

A lifelong Newark resident, Mark Farrall is a graduate of Newark High S...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2023

City of Newark Parking Rate Increase Effective Tuesday, January 17

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Effective Tuesday, January 17, hourly parking rates in city-operated lots and on metered streets will increase by $1.00. Municipal parking lots will increase to $2.00 and meters will increase to $2.25 per hour. The change is a result of the 2023 budget pr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Newark Police Department Chief Paul Tiernan Announces Retirement

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Newark Police Department Chief of Police Paul Tiernan announced that he will retire from the agency effective January 31, 2023. Chief Tiernan was hired by NPD in September 2007 after a distinguished law enforcement career in Teaneck, New Jersey. Chief Tie...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Yard Waste Collection

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The last “Green Wednesday” yard waste collection will be Wednesday, December 7 and will return on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The City will have scheduled collections during this time. Please call (302) 366-7000 to schedule. Carts will o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2022

City of Newark Launches its First-ever Mobile App

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Teams from the City of Newark municipal offices, Alderman's Court, and the Newark Police Department have collaborated to design and develop a brand-new app for Newark residents and visitors. AskNewarkDE is a resourceful, user-friendly, and free a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 11, 2022

Newark's IT Applications Team Wins Outstanding Customer Service Award

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At the Harris Customer Training Conference (HCTC) in Las Vegas last month, Daina Montgomery and Latrice Nichols from the IT Applications team earned the coveted Outstanding Customer Service Award. Participant submissions displayed innovative approaches fo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Newark GIS Team Receives National Recognition

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Newark's Geographic Information System (GIS) team, housed within the Public Works and Water Resources Department (PWWR), recently received the "Special Achievement in GIS" award at the Esri annual conference. Esri received approximately...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Understanding the City of Newark Utility Rate Increase

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Due to circumstances outside of its control, the City of Newark, a community electric utility powered by the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), is increasing the current Revenue Stabilization Adjustment (RSA) by $0.01367 per kilowatt-hour (k...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Old Paper Mill Road Park Project Update

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JMT, City of Newark's planning consultant, presented a brief background of the project, a summary of the planning process, an overview of the preliminary plan, and a schedule for implementing park improvements on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Files from this ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

2022 Water Quality Report Now Available!

2022 Water Quality Report

The City of Newark Water Department has been committed to providing high-quality water since 1888. As a result of our regular sampling and testing program, we are proud to report Newark meets or exceeds the water quality standards of the Delaware Division...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

City of Newark to Conduct Recycle Audits Starting February 24

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City of Newark to Conduct Recycle Audits Starting February 24

Refuse collectors aim to reduce contamination and improve recycling habits

Starting Thursday, February 24, the City of Newark will conduct recycling audits during regularly scheduled recycling pi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Newark’s Renewable Energy Program

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Beginning May 27, City of Newark utility customers will have the option to obtain 100% of their electricity from renewable sources. New customers will be automatically enrolled in the program, and existing customers can opt-in using the form below. The ra...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

8 Can't Wait Response and FAQ

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The City of Newark is dedicated to providing effective and impartial services, especially in the area of public safety. In light of the recent national events, it’s necessary to demonstrate the ways in which the Newark Police Department (NPD) pr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Moving In or Out?

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Moving? Start your electric utility services using CustomerConnect 6 and avoid the wait!

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Newark Places Recycling Program at Residents' Fingertips

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The City of Newark is excited to announce it has partnered with the largest national recycling education network, Recycle Coach, making its recycling program readily available to residents on desktop and mobile applications.

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2019

City of Newark and DEMEC Introduce Efficiency Smart Program for Newark Electric Customers

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The City of Newark, in partnership with the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), is excited to introduce Efficiency Smart, an energy efficiency program for City of Newark Electric Department customers. DEMEC’s energy efficiency progr...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Real estate taxes just got a whole lot easier!

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City of Newark tax bills will be mailed soon, and residents can now view and pay their property bill taxes online! 

Visit https://www.newarkde.gov/134/Property-Taxes to find out more, and to stay informed on property tax assessments, rates, appeal...

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