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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.



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   Due to the retirement of Trustee Carlo (Corky) Viola, the Trustees of the New Castle Common will hold an election from September 13, 2021 to September 25, 2021 to fill the vacancy. Voting will be held at the Trustees Office, 201 Delaware Street. Check the schedule below.

Interested candidates may file up to 3:00 PM August 12, 2021. Call (302) 322-2809 for information. Qualifications are listed on trusteesncc.org/elections


Voting Schedule

Monday, September 13....10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

Tuesday, September 14.…10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Wednesday, September 15...10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

 Thursday, September 16….10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 Monday, September 20……10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 Tuesday, September 21……10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Wednesday, September 22...10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Thursday, September 23....10:00 AM –  3:00 PM

   Friday, September 24.….4:00 PM –  8:00 PM

Saturday, September 25....8:00 AM –12:00 PM


Mail-in voting will be available starting on August 30, 2021. Call 302-322-2809 to have a ballot mailed to you, or pick up a ballot at the office. You will need to get your ballot notarized before returning it. Requests for a mail-in ballot will end on September 17, at 2 PM.  Mail-in ballots must be returned to the office by 2 p.m. on September 24, 2021.


Voters need to be registered on the Trustees’ Voter List, which is separate from the voting list maintained by the New Castle County Board of Elections. You can register anytime that the Trustee’s office is open, however to vote in this election, you must register by September 23, 2021 at 2 PM.  Normal business hours are 10 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. To qualify, voters must have resided in the City since at least September 25, 2020, and must be at least 18 years old by September 25, 2021. 








Voice messages for the Trustees can be left at 302-322-2809

or emails at trusteesncc@comcast.net.







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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.