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.


Trash Pickup – Thanksgiving Holiday – Friday, November 25, 2022

Date Posted: Friday, November 18th, 2022

Trash pickup will be Friday, November 25, 2022, because of Thanksgiving.  


Information on DelDOT Project – Limestone Road to Augustine Street

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

DelDOT held a Public Workshop on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, to provide information on the Newport Pike, Limestone Road to Augustine Street project from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Minquas Fire Company. Please see the workshop notice below: Public Notice Comments can be made until December 15, 2022, on the project website or can be mailed to DelDOT Community Relations, PO Box 778, Dover, DE 19903.  Emails can be accepted at dotpr@delaware.gov  


Veteran’s Day – Friday, November 11, 2022

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Town office and Court 42 will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022, in observation of Veteran’s Day. Normal hours will resume on Monday, November 14, 2022.


Leaf Collection

Date Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2022

West side of Newport (Stonehurst) – Mondays (weather permitting) East side of Newport – Tuesdays (weather permitting) Collection will continue through December unless we have snow before the end of 2022.


Operation Warm Newport – Delaware Kids Fund – Camping Out for Coats

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

WHEN:  November 11, 2022 WHERE:  Camp Headquarters:  10 S. James Street, Newport, Delaware WHY:  You are invited to camp to raise funds to help purchase 1200 brand new Operation Warm coats for local children. Camp Kickoff:  Friday Night – 5:oo pm to 9:00 pm Hot Chocolate, Adult Beverages, S’mores Happy Hour Fire-side chats with local community members, leaders and officials Appetizers Bonfires Live Music Silent Auction Operation Warm Newport


Complete Communities Enterprise District (CCED)

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

A Complete Communities Enterprise District (CCED) provides a legislated framework for local governments to develop land use policies to facilitate higher density, more urban development patterns in coordination with transportation planning and capital investment explicitly to prioritize transit, bike and pedestrian mobility.   CCED Newport Town Council Presentation  


Affordable Connectivity Program

Date Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2022

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible low-income households with a credit up to $30 per month toward the cost of their Internet and/or mobile services. Eligible residents can visit one of 30+ Xfinity Store locations across Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey for assistance enrolling in the ACP and applying their credit to any tier of Xfinity Internet service including Internet Essentials, which provides home Internet service at no cost when combined with the ACP. Comcast also recently introduced two additional ways for customers to benefit from the ACP: Internet Essentials Plus: A new tier of service that offers twice the download speed of traditional Internet Essentials for $29.95/month. Customers who subscribe to Internet Essentials Plus and enroll in the ACP will effectively get broadband for free after the $30/month government discount is applied. Xfinity Mobile: Comcast’s top-rated mobile service, which includes 5G, is also available to customers enrolled in the ACP. Internet Essentials customers can use […]


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.