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Because of the massive utility upgrade project, streetscape, traffic pattern change, Mt. Vernon & 4th Street bridge replacement, Newark Development Partners (NDP) developed We Dig Newark to enhance communication with the public.

This website is designed to offer downtown patrons and the community information such as the following:

  • Where to park
  • Easy Downtown Travel Directions
  • What’s Under Construction
  • News of Interest
  • Video Stories
  • General Construction Update
  • Events

Newark Development Partners is a collaborative venture engaging the public and private sectors dedicated to incentivizing investments in Newark, Ohio in order to sustain economic development, create jobs and further improve the business, individual and residential living areas of our vibrant and attractive city!

Calendar of Events

Oct
26
Fri
ART & CRAFT MARKET FRIDAY
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4-7 PM Tuesday & Friday Fridays: May – October Tuesdays: June – September

CANAL MARKET DISTRICT FARMERS’ MARKET FRIDAY
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Canal Market District isn’t just about finding fresh, local produce. It’s about building relationships with the people that make up this community.

Nov
14
Wed
SID Monthly Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SID monthly meetings are 2nd Wednesday of each month; 5:00 PM in City Council Chambers in the City Building at the corner of 4th Street and West Main Street.

SID Annual Meeting @ Midland Theater
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm

The SID Annual Meeting is November 14th at the Midland Theatre starting at 6 PM. The Annual Meeting will hold an election for one board seat that is up for renewal.

Nov
23
Fri
CHRISTMAS MARKET
Nov 23 all-day

November 23rd

Dec
12
Wed
SID Monthly Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SID monthly meetings are 2nd Wednesday of each month; 5:00 PM in City Council Chambers in the City Building at the corner of 4th Street and West Main Street.

Jan
9
Wed
SID Monthly Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SID monthly meetings are 2nd Wednesday of each month; 5:00 PM in City Council Chambers in the City Building at the corner of 4th Street and West Main Street.

Jan
15
Tue
Newark Development Partners Board Meetings @ Newark Commerce Center
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Newark Development Partners – 2019 schedule for Board meetings

8 AM – 9 AM in the Newark Commerce Center at 195 Union Street

  • 1/15
  • 2/19
  • 3/19
  • 4/16
  • 5/21
  • 6/18
  • 7/16
  • 8/20
  • 9/17
  • 10/15
  • 11/19
  • 12/17
Feb
13
Wed
SID Monthly Meeting @ City Council Chambers
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SID monthly meetings are 2nd Wednesday of each month; 5:00 PM in City Council Chambers in the City Building at the corner of 4th Street and West Main Street.

Feb
19
Tue
Newark Development Partners Board Meetings @ Newark Commerce Center
Feb 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Newark Development Partners – 2019 schedule for Board meetings

8 AM – 9 AM in the Newark Commerce Center at 195 Union Street

  • 1/15
  • 2/19
  • 3/19
  • 4/16
  • 5/21
  • 6/18
  • 7/16
  • 8/20
  • 9/17
  • 10/15
  • 11/19
  • 12/17

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Latest News

SID Area Weed Control

SID Area – weed control spraying was implemented in August with a contractor. The heavy rains this year have made weed control very difficult.

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Parking Enforcement

The SID is sponsoring a Downtown Parking enforcement program. This program is really making a difference for Downtown businesses to encourage more drive up business. Downtown businesses have been reporting an increase of up to 30% in lunchtime crowd.

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