Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 23, 2018

Weekly Events for April 16

April 23 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 25 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center

Future Events

May 5 – 10 am Annual Youth Fishing Derby, free event, preregistering required
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo Celebration on 5th Street, 2-6 pm
May 19 – 8 am Town wide Garage sale, look for the balloons
May 19 – Flea Market at Mr. T’s, 9am to 3 pm
May 19 – Free Golf in the Park, VIX park,
free event preregistering required, 10 to 12 pm
June 8 – River Center’s Taco Bar & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

Events at the Library
April 24 – 10:30 am Storytime
April 25 – 6:30 pm The Importance of Her Voice: Song in the Lives of Mountain Women
April 26 – All GCP Libraries will be closed for staff training
April 27 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
April 27 – 3 pm STEM at Your Library
May 31 – Summer Reading Program Kick-off Party 4 – 8 pm, at Burning Mountain Park

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to

Baseball & Softball Registration

Intro To T-Ball (Age 4)
This is a five week program focusing on beginning fundamentals of T-Ball. Practice meets once a week with weekly scrimmage games being played.
Cost: $40, season: June 4-July 12, days/times: Wednesdays and locations: TBD.
T-Ball (Ages 5-6)
This six week program focuses on the fundamentals of baseball.  Practices held 1-2 times a week and competes against other teams from nearby towns.
Cost: $50, season: June 4-July 12, days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays and locations: TBD.
Coach Pitch Baseball (Ages 7-8)
In this program, players will practice 1-2 times a week and play against teams from other local towns.  In Coach Pitch league, the coaches will pitch to players. Cost: $50, season: June 5-July 14, days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays and locations: TBD.
Baseball & Softball (Ages 8-15)
Final deadline for CRVL Baseball & Softball league is April 25th.
New Castle Recreation offers kids pitch baseball and softball and plays in the Colorado River Valley League which is composed of teams from across the Western Slope.  Practices are 1-2 times per week along with weekly games.
Cost: $75, season: May 14-July 22, days/time: TBD Monday-Thursday with occasional Friday and or Saturday games. Locations: Elk Creek Elementary & VIX Ranch Park


Want to learn to play the Ukulele?
Free drop in to strum or sing along, Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 noon at the Community Center.

For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at

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For Mayor:

Art Riddile – 459 votes

For Town Councilor:

Scott Owens – 397 votes

Bruce Leland – 373 votes

Brandy Copeland – 335 votes

Joe Urnise – 334 votes



A recount was conducted today pursuant to C.R.S. 31-10-1207. The recount confirmed the votes.
Art Riddile, Scott Owens, Bruce Leland and Brandy Copeland will be sworn at the April 17, 2018 council meeting.


Click HERE to view the signed Official Results.

2018 April Newsletter

In this Issue:

Water and Sewer Rates

CRFR has a new Wildland Division Chief

Lane changes on Main Street

New Castle Historical Society Meeting April 28

New Castle Recreation Dept News

Did you know that…

New Castle Chamber News

New Chamber of Commerce Office

Dates to put on Your 2018 Calendar

Council Highlights

New Castle to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Town Administrator to Retire

E-Bike demo at Lakota Recreation Center

Download PDF Apr 18

New Castle Police Dept. is Hiring!

New Castle, CO Police Dept.

We are hiring!!

The New Castle Police Department is accepting applications now for an Entry Level Trainee or Experienced Police Officer.

We are seeking a Police Officer who can perform peace officer duties utilizing the community policing philosophy.  The primary responsibility of this position is to preserve law and order; to protect life and property and enforce local, state, and federal laws and ordinances in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of the New Castle Police Department; to create problem-solving relationships with the citizens using a thorough knowledge of the department’s community-oriented policing philosophy; and to respect the Town in a courteous, helpful and professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED); and P.O.S.T. certified or certifiable on applicant funding. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver license. Must pass a mandatory drug screening test. The applicant must be able to work a variety of rotating shifts to include day shifts, night shifts, and weekends.  Applicant will be required to complete oral interviews, physical agility testing, drug screening and background check.

Compensation: Starting salary is $42,500-$52,000, depending on qualifications and experience.  Competitive Health insurance, vision and dental coverage are provided.  Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; retirement benefits are also offered.

Applications available HERE

Submit Applications by Mail to: 801 W. Main St, New Castle, CO, 81647

By Fax: 970-984-9807 Or Submit by Email:

Community Involvement Opportunities

The town has opportunities to become involve with the community.

  • 2 seats are open for the Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Election Judges for the April 3rd election

Inquires or letters of interest should be sent to Melody Harrison, Town Clerk

  • PO Box 90, New Castle, CO 81647 or
  • dropped off at Town Hall, 450 West Main Street or
  • emailed to:


Make a Difference in Your Community

November 2017 Monthly Newsletter

In this Issue:

Bear Dance Park Opens

Changes in Route 6 through Town

Election Day is November 7

Town to Take a Break from Grant Projects

News from Recreation Dept

New Castle Events

Chamber of Commerce News

River Center Coats and Angels

Did You Know That…

Council Highlights for October

Pictures from New Castle Trails Fall Conference

Preparation for Emergencies

Garbage Rate Increase in January bill

Safety Tip

Nov 17 Download PDF

It is Time to Name the Park

New Castle’s newest park will be completed this fall, and we need your help to name it! The new park, informally called the Sports Park, is located at the intersection of Castle Valley Boulevard and Clubhouse Drive. It will include tennis courts, pickleball courts a volleyball lawn and a playground. Drop off your entry at Town Hall, 450 W. Main Street; or mail PO Box 90, New Castle Co 81647; or email to Melody Harrison at Entries must be received by 5 pm, August 10, 2017.

The Town traditionally looks for names that reflect the town’s history, geography or other recognizable features. The Town also considers names of citizens who have made significant contributions to the community through volunteer or professional participation. Let your imagination run wild as you think of an appropriate name for this new and attractive addition to your community.

Name the park

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