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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.



The Trustees are accepting applications for Organization Community Grants for

Fiscal Year April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, from now until Thursday, December 31, 2020.

              To apply, click here for an application.Click Here for more information.



   Due to the resignation of Trustee Henry F. Gambacorta, the Trustees of the New Castle Common will hold an election from January 25, 2021 to February 6, 2021 to fill the vacancy.  Interested candidates may file up to 3:00 PM December 24, 2020. Call (302) 322-2809 for information. Qualifications are listed on trusteesncc.org/elections.


DATES:  January 25, 2021 to February 6, 2021.

PLACE:  Town Hall, 201 Delaware Street

Precautions will be taken in light of the corona virus. Masks are required. Bring proper identification showing your current address and your own pen (or, a pen will be provided).


Beginning on January 25, 2021, and ending on February 6, 2021 voting will be conducted at the Trustees’ office at 201 Delaware Street. The following schedule will be followed:


                  Voting Days                         Times

Monday, January 25           10 AM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, January 26           10 AM - 3:30 PM

Wed., January 27                10 AM - 3:30 PM

Thursday, January 28         10 AM - 3:30 PM

Monday, February 1            10 AM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, February 2           10 AM - 3:30 PM

Wed., February 3                10 AM - 3:30 PM

Thursday, February 4         10 AM - 3:30 PM

Friday, February 5              10 AM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 6             8 AM - 12:00 PM


Voters need to be registered on the Trustees’ Voter List, and must have proper identification. Voter Registration will be available with documentation (Driver’s license and MSC bill). Due to the corona virus, voting be will done outside the office. A mask must be worn, covering your mouth and nose.  One voter at a time. A distance of at least six feet will be required between all persons in the voting area.  Follow all posted instructions.

Absentee ballots will be available by mail. Mail ballots must be notarized. Call (302) 322-2809 to request that a ballot package be mailed to you. Requests will be taken starting on January 5, 2021, and stopping at end of day on January 27, 2021. Mail in ballots must be returned to the office by 2 p.m. on February 5, 2021.



The Trustees office remains closed

until further notice.

Voice messages can be left at 302-322-2809

or emails at trusteesncc@comcast.net.


- - - Trustee Properties Available for Lease  - - -

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The Old Library Video is available! To see it, click here.

William Penn statue by Charles Parks

Town Hall, built 1826



The Trustees of The New Castle Common offices are located in the Town Hall built in 1826, at 201 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720. For hours and phone numbers, visit Contact Us.


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