Welcome to the Town of Newport

Date Posted: Friday, May 9th, 2014

The Town of Newport is a thriving community located on the Christina River in the northern part of Delaware in New Castle County. We offer excellent educational, recreational, and business opportunities. Convenient access to DE141 and I-95 provides ease in commuting to Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore and the Delaware Beaches. With it’s colonial heritage and vibrant commerce, Newport combines a balanced appreciation of history, and a strong economic base for growth, both residential and commercial.


ELECTION RESULTS – April 4, 2022

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

The Municipal Election was held on Monday, April 4, 2022. The Board of Elections certified the results on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, and the results are: 2 Two-Year Seats Michael Spencer – 28 votes* John Joswick – 28 votes* Joseph Stagliano – 25 votes 1 One-Year Seat Stephanie Banks – 27 votes* Gary Martinez – 22 votes Thank you to the Election Board and Poll workers for their hard work and dedication.  The new commissioners* will be sworn in at the Reorganization meeting on April 21, 2022, at 6:45 pm, right before the regular meeting of the Mayor and Commissioners.  


Pearl Harbor Day Celebration – December 7, 2021

Date Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2021

The 80th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor was December 7, 2021.  The event was held in Memorial Park across from St. James Episcopal Church and was well-attended despite the chilly weather.  There was a luncheon afterwards held at the Church.   Photos courtesy of Michele MacDonald.


DSWA Collection Information

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Delaware Solid Waste Authority 2020 Collection Schedule: Household Hazardous Waste Shredding Electronic Goods Single Stream Recycling, Cardboard, Batteries, Oil, Oil Filters, Styrofoam  DSWA Collection Information  


Building Access

Date Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and closed on holidays. At this time, there is no mask mandate at the municipal building, but are limiting access to essential business only.  The phone numbers for court and town office are posted on the door.  Upon arrival, please call the corresponding number of the department you need to reach. If necessary, you will be buzzed into the lobby to conduct your business.  If you can conduct your business over the phone, it will be done over the phone. Thank you for your cooperation.        


Mail Fraud

Date Posted: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

If you have been the victim of mail fraud and the address receiving the item is located here in Newport, you may use the following link to make a report: https://goo.gl/forms/xL5hvd5S8CFR7qTm1 You will also need to contact your local police agency if you live outside of Newport.  


2014 Comprehensive Plan

Date Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015

The 2014 Comprehensive Plan document has been update. View the Comprehensive Plan here.