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.


2021 Election and Election Candidates

Date Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2021

We have 7 candidates who filed to run for commissioner. Five candidates filed to run for a 2-year term and two candidates filed to run for a 1-year term. Please see “Elections” tab for the names of the candidates for the 2021 election and the Election Notice. Per the notice, the election will be in person with Covid-19 restrictions/protocol being followed.   This page will be updated as things come up.    


2021 Trash/Recycling Schedule

Date Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2021

The 2021 trash/recycling has been posted.  Please see “Trash/Recycling” tab.


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  


COVID-19 Testing Locations

Date Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2020

For the week of August 17, 2020: Where Can I Get Tested for Covid-19?  


Building Access

Date Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

The state is approaching Phase II of the reopening process, but we will continue to limit “”free-for-all” access for the time being.  If you have business with the town, please continue to call the numbers below. Court 42 – 302-998-2707 Town issues, permits, licensing, etc. – 302-994-6403 Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.    


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.