Demolition of Former First Merit Building to Resume in April

February 26, 2024

The demolition of the Former First Merit Building in downtown New Castle is set to resume in April 2024. The project had been temporarily delayed after additional asbestos was discovered, requiring a change order submission and negotiation process. The careful …

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New Castle City Council is taking Letters of Interest for the vacant Council Member Seat

January 23, 2024

New Castle City Council is taking Letters of Interest for the vacant seventh (7th) Council Member Seat. The individual appointed will serve the remainder of a two (2) year term.   Requirements are: Must be at least 18 years of …

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Message from Pennsylvania American Water

December 8, 2023

Attention New Castle Customers: local social media inaccurately reports that a boil water advisory is in place for your community. Pennsylvania American Water has not issued any recent boil water advisories for your community. We encourage customers to visit …

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2024 Proposed Budget

November 22, 2023

2024 Proposed Budget (PDF)

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New Castle Police Chief Announces Retirement and Successor

November 21, 2023

NCPD Retirement and Appointment Press Release (PDF)

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Fair Housing Coloring & Drawing Contest

October 12, 2023

PHRC Fair Housing Coloring Book Once or twice a year the PA Human Relations Commission will judge colored pictures from this book or new drawings about dinosaurs and their fair housing rights. If you are between the ages for five …

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Pennsylvania American Water Launches Water Service Line Material Inventory Project

October 11, 2023

Press Release: Pennsylvania American Water Launches Water Service Line Material Inventory Project (PDF) Service Line Inventory Project (PDF)

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Act 47 New Castle Rescission Recommendation (Exit Report)

October 10, 2023

Act 47 New Castle Rescission Recommendation (Exit Report) – PDF   PUBLIC NOTICE The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Financial Recovery Coordinator for the City of New Castle (City) under the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, Act 47 of …

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Position Available on the Zoning Hearing Board of Appeals

September 26, 2023

One non-paying position is available on the New Castle Zoning Hearing Board of Appeals. If you are interested in serving on this board, please send resume with appropriate qualifications to: New Castle City Council, City Building, 230 N. Jefferson Street, …

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2023 Trick or Treat

September 18, 2023

The City of New Castle will be celebrating  Trick or Treating on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.    

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First Merit Demolition beginning September 18, 2023

September 12, 2023
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Facade Improvement Program

June 26, 2023

A financial incentive program to encourage the rehabilitation of commercial buildings in downtown New Castle PA is now available! This program allows qualified commercial property owners and tenants in downtown to be reimbursed for specific sign, paint, design, and storefront …

Posted in Citywide Development Corporation, New Visions

New Castle Spending Report for 2021 – ACT 13

April 28, 2023

New Castle Spending Report for 2021 – ACT 13 Funds (PDF)

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New Castle Announces 2023 Investment in City Paving

April 25, 2023

More than $5 Million Directed Toward City Paving From 2020 to 2023 (New Castle, PA—April 21, 2023) On Thursday, New Castle City Council announced the approval of a roughly $1.2 million paving project for 2023 to be carried out by …

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City Moves To Partner The NCCDC With New Visions

March 17, 2023

[NEW CASTLE, PA—Friday, March 17, 2023] – New Castle City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a contract with New Visions for Lawrence County, in a move to create a partnership across sectors to strengthen the community and economic …

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Lawrence County is excited to launch Link Up Lawrence

March 15, 2023

Lawrence County is excited to launch Link Up Lawrence, an initiative that will evaluate the availability and quality of broadband internet within the county. Please take this seven-minute survey and speed test: Visit Download & Print Survey (pdf)

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Aiken Refuse Welcome Letter

March 8, 2023

We are pleased to inform you that Aiken Refuse has been awarded the 3-year contract to provide residential solid waste disposal services to the City of New Castle. The contract is effective April 1, 2023 through March 31, 2026. Read …

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New Castle City Officials and City Groups to Partner on New Castle Cleanup Initiative

February 23, 2023

(New Castle, PA—February 23, 2023) New Castle City officials today announced New Castle Department of Code Enforcement, Aiken Refuse, Tri-County CleanWays and the Lawrence Mercer Recycling/Solid Waste Department, will partner on a neighborhood cleanup project. The project is designed to …

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Drinking Water Status – East Palestine Train Derailment

February 17, 2023

City officials are in direct contact with PA American Water Senior Manager for Northwest PA Operations, a fellow Lawrence County resident. We have been advised that there is no impact on drinking water from the East Palestine train derailment. Read …

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Aiken Refuse FAQs for 2023

February 3, 2023

Q: What are the options for refuse pick up in the City? There are two options for the new refuse collection system. 1) The bag system. This option is similar to the Blue Bag system residents are familiar with from …

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