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The Trustees of The New Castle Common is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1764 and reincorporated by the Delaware Assembly in 1792. Its purpose is to preserve and protect the historic Common lands for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of the town of New Castle. Income is derived primarily from property rentals and investments.

We think you will find our site full of information about our rich past and our current endeavors in the community.

Notice of Trustee Election

There will be an election to fill an open seat on the Board of the Trustees of the New Castle Common. Voting is scheduled from October 3, 2022 through October 8th, 2022, at the Town Hall, 201 Delaware Street. Vote at these times:

Monday, October 3, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tuesday, October 4, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Thursday, October 611:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday, October 711:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday, October 8, 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

William Penn by Charles Parks

William Penn by Charles Parks

Want to run? The deadline to file for candidacy is September 8, 2022. See the Elections page for more details.

Trustee Education Scholarships

For the 2022 - 2023 Full Year Trustee Education Scholarship application, click here.

Applications for the Full-Year Scholarship are due in the Trustee Office no later than July 1, 2022. 

Contact the Trustees

By phone: 302-322-2809

By email: office@trusteesncc.org


Trustee Properties Available for Lease

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