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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Customer Connect Outage Wednesday, September 22

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Customer Connect will be offline for maintenance on Wednesday, September 22 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. This outage will impact the ability to view and pay utility bills.

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

2021 Water Quality Report Now Available!

2021 Water Quality Report

The City of Newark Water Department has been committed to providing high-quality water since 1888. As a result of our regular sampling and testing program, we are proud to report Newark meets or exceeds the water quality standards of the Delaware Division...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

City of Newark 2022 Budget Process Begins Next Week

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The City of Newark budget process is underway, which includes both the FY2022 Operating Budget and the 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Program. Over multiple meetings, Mayor and Council will review revenue projections and budgetary impacts for next year, pa...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Newark’s Renewable Energy Program

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Beginning May 27, City of Newark utility customers will have the option to obtain 100% of their electricity from renewable sources. New customers will be automatically enrolled in the program, and existing customers can opt-in using the form below. The ra...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

City Council Approves Creation of Diversity and Inclusion Commission

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City Council voted unanimously to establish the Diversity and Inclusion Commission at the April 26th meeting and is seeking seven individuals to fill at-large appointments. Interested individuals should reside within the City or have a connection to Newar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

8 Can't Wait Response and FAQ


The City of Newark is dedicated to providing effective and impartial services, especially in the area of public safety. In light of the recent national events, it’s necessary to demonstrate the ways in which the Newark Police Department (NPD) pr...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Moving In or Out?

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Moving? Start your electric utility services using CustomerConnect 6 and avoid the wait!

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Newark Places Recycling Program at Residents' Fingertips


The City of Newark is excited to announce it has partnered with the largest national recycling education network, Recycle Coach, making its recycling program readily available to residents on desktop and mobile applications.

Equipped with the powerful &quo...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

City of Newark and DEMEC Introduce Efficiency Smart Program for Newark Electric Customers


The City of Newark, in partnership with the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), is excited to introduce Efficiency Smart, an energy efficiency program for City of Newark Electric Department customers. DEMEC’s energy efficiency progr...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Real estate taxes just got a whole lot easier!


City of Newark tax bills will be mailed soon, and residents can now view and pay their property bill taxes online! 

Visit to find out more, and to stay informed on property tax assessments, rates, appeal...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Newark featured in Kiplinger's


There's a familiar name among the list of Kiplinger's sixteen great small towns for early retirement: Newark, DE! 

Excerpt from article: 

"Small towns can pack in big benefits for young retirees: little to no traffic, tight-knit commu...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Rain Barrel Grant Program


As part of Newark’s Stormwater Utility, residents in the City can apply to receive a free rain barrel, while supplies last. Rain barrels capture water from the roof so it can be reused for watering plants or washing cars, which can save on your water bill...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Main Street Improvement Website

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Stay informed about the Newark Main Street Improvement project by visiting!

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