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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Community Forum on Proposed Redevelopment of the 1501 Casho Mill Road site

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Councilwoman Wallace invites you to attend a community forum on the proposed redevelopment of the 1501 Casho Mill Road site. The forum will be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 6 p.m. at Downes Elementary School in the cafeteria. The purpose of the forum ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Share Your Vision for Better Bus Service in Newark


What: WILMAPCO, in partnership with DART First State, City of Newark, Cecil County Transit, and the University of Delaware Transit, is completing a study to better understand the transit needs of those who live, work and attend school in Newark. Please jo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

City of Newark Collecting Goods to Benefit Food Bank of Delaware


The City of Newark will once again serve as a collection site for the Food Bank of Delaware this holiday season, encouraging residents to embrace the spirit of giving and support those in need. Beginning today, Monday, November 5, two donation barrels wil...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Newark Area Transit Study Survey


Newark residents are invited to share their ideas and experiences with transit in Newark. We are seeking feedback from both those who use transit and those who don’t. WILMAPCO, DART First State, City of Newark, Cecil County Transit and the Unive...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

City of Newark Parking Map Update

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You don't have to wait to see the parking countdown signs. You can now decide where to park in downtown Newark before you get in your car. Our updated GIS map shows the available spaces in lots 1, 3 & 4!  All City of Newark interactive maps a...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Fall Leaf Collection


The City of Newark will begin collecting leaves on the second Monday of October and continue through the end of December. Residents should expect collection once per week during the beginning of the season and once every other week during peak season. In ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Budget Central 2019

Budget Central 2019 Newark News Transparent

Budget season is here, and that means Budget Central is back. Please visit to view any item related to the 2019 budget process.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Video Tour of City of Newark

CGI Video Tour

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: August 15, 2018

Newark's City Secretary Named Delaware Clerk of the Year


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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Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Hundreds of Volunteers Expected to Help Construct Preston's Playground

Prestons Playground Press Release

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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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

2018 Water Quality Report News Flash

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 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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Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Newark Police Department Receives Gold Standard Accreditation


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: 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 9, 2018

Newark's McKees Solar Park Hits Power Generation Milestone

McKees Solar Park

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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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall


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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