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.



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Memorial Day 2020

Date Posted: Friday, May 22nd, 2020

The Town office and Court 42 will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2020.   Trash pickup will be delayed a day, so Trash/Recycling will occur on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  



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Building Access

Date Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

We are here, but are restricting the public from coming in as much as possible.   Court 42 – 302-998-2707 Town issues, permits, licensing, etc. – 302-994-6403 Maintenance and Code are still working outside and should be practicing “social separation” as much as they are able. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.    



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Court 42 Rescheduling

Date Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2020

Court 42 will be processing payments over phone, but the building will not be open to the public.   If you have a case that was to be heard on those dates, please call 302-998-2707 between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to reschedule. Thank you for your cooperation.



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Updated Meeting and Election Information

Date Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2020

**UPDATED 3/27/2020** In a conference call, Governor Carney made a 6th amendment to his state of emergency to include municipal elections.  He is requesting municipalities to push back their elections until beyond May 15, 2020.  In response, we have postponed our municipal election (originally 4/6/2020; rescheduled to 4/13/2020).  The new date will be decided upon at the next council meeting anticipated to be May 21, 2020. Election Board and Poll Worker training scheduled for March 30, 2020, has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once a new election date has been established. Thank you.



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Coronavirus Tips and Hotline

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

  Call Center Flyer   Coronavirus Prevention Tips



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Municipal Election – 2020 – Updated

Date Posted: Monday, March 9th, 2020

Please click on the link for election information.   Election Notice and Information



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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.  



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2014 Comprehensive Plan

Date Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015

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



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