News & Notices:

The City of Harrington Celebrates African American History Month

The City of Harrington is celebrating African American History Month. On January 17, 2017, Mayor Anthony R. Moyer proclaimed February 2017 as African American History Month in the City of Harrington and urged all citizens to commemorate the contributions of African Americans to our history and culture. African American History Month started as Negro History Week by Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the organization he […]


Harrington Group Receives Downtown Development District Large Project Grant Award

  Governor Jack Markell announced the awards for the Fiscal Year 2017 Downtown Development District Large Project Grants on January 10, 2017. Connections Community Support Programs, Inc. in Harrington was awarded $195,000 in grant funding for facility renovations and an addition. There were 14 other projects from across the state receiving a total of $3,562,676 in grant funding. More information on the grant awards is available […]


2016 Employee Service Awards

Several employees were recognized for their years of service to the City of Harrington: 25 Years of Service Norman Barlow – Police 10 Years of Service Marleena Scott – Library 5 Years of Service Teresa Tieman – City Hall Rhiannon Slater – City Hall Dudley Clough – Public Works L.B. Stubbs – Police Kelly Blanchies – City Hall Faye Smith – Parks and Recreation


Applications for the Citizens Police Academy are Being Accepted until January 25

The Harrington Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy beginning on February 9, 2017 from 6-9 pm and running every Thursday evening for 8 weeks. This is a great way to find out some of the things our officers do, learn some valuable safety techniques, and get involved in our community. If you would like to sign up, please print and complete a Police […]


CivicWeb Agenda Management System

The City of Harrington has implemented a new agenda management system. All agendas and accompanying documentation are available through the CivicWeb portal and can be viewed electronically (even by the Mayor and Council during meetings). The new system streamlines the agenda process and is more user friendly. To access the portal, click on the CivicWeb Meeting Portal button on the City’s webpage (pictured to the […]


***WINNERS ANNOUNCED***Holidays in Harrington Display Contest

We have our winners! It was a close 3-way race. Our Community Police Officer, Carl Klotz, made a donation, so all 3 of the top vote getters can receive gift cards. Thank you to all those that participated and for decorating your homes for the holidays! Thank you to Pizza King for the donation of a gift card! ******************************************** City Hall is looking for pictures […]


Public Notice: 60 Day Notice for Borrowing

Pursuant to Section 16.3.9 of the Charter of the City of Harrington, Delaware, the City Council hereby gives notice of the following: (a) The City Council has determined to borrow certain sums of money and issue its general obligation bonds or certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof; (b) The proposed borrowings were approved by the majority of those casting votes at a special election in […]


Winter Reminders

Winter is coming! Things to keep in mind with freezing temperatures and snow on the way.


Harrington’s Water is Safe

Questions have been asked recently about the quality of Harrington’s drinking water, so the City would like to reassure its water customers that there are no water quality issues. Water samples are tested monthly by the State of Delaware, and the annual water quality report is posted on the City’s website. It contains detailed information about the water the City provides. If you have any […]


Special Election Results – Water System Improvements

Harrington voters approved both loans to fund the water system improvements. DNREC loan for $1,866,100 For the Proposed Borrowing     90 Against the Proposed Borrowing     11 USDA loan for $2,115,000 For the Proposed Borrowing     90 Against the Proposed Borrowing     10 Certification of Votes for October 25, 2016 Special Election PDF