News & Notices:

Delayed Opening January 14

City of Harrington offices will be opening at 10:00 am on Monday, January 14 due to inclement weather.

Protect Your House from Winter Weather

Winterize your home to save money and aggrivation this winter. Secure the outside of your home. Check shutters, siding, and other exterior materials to ensure they are properly attached. High winds, ice, and moisture from winter storms can easily strip off such outside elements if they’re loose. Insulate water pipes. Be sure your pipes, especially those that are exposed or in unheated areas, like crawl spaces, […]

Winter Reminders

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

Apply for Senior/Disabled Citizen Partial Tax Relief

If you will be 65 or older by June 30 or are totally disabled, you may qualify for a 5% discount on your City of Harrington property taxes. Please complete the Application for Partial Tax Relief for Senior Citizen and Disabled Property Owners and return it to City Hall by May 31, 2019. Senior Citizens no longer have to apply every year to receive the discount. […]

Employment Opportunity: Full-Time Administrative Assistant

The City of Harrington has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant position. Must have a high level of ethics and integrity, excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well with the public. Proficient computer skills especially in Word and Excel. The candidate must pass a background check, drug screening and physical. The City of Harrington offers a great working environment. Salary […]

Unregistered/Untagged Vehicles

Beginning in the new year, Code Enforcement will be actively enforcing City Code § 406-1 and § 406-2 which deal with abandoned vehicles on public streets and private property. Please be aware that all vehicles MUST be properly registered and tagged. Unregistered vehicles may not be parked or stored on any property in the City. Any vehicle found to be unregistered will be removed from the property […]

A Year of Celebration – Harrington turns 150!

The 150th Anniversary Committee has been working hard to organize events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Harrington. Did you see their float in the 2018 Christmas Parade? It won an award for “Special Performance.” Up next is the New Year’s Eve Tractor Drop on December 31, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. There will be several events throughout the year, […]

Swearing In of District 1 Council Member

Joe Gannon was sworn in on September 4, 2018 to serve as the District 1 Council Member.

City Council Approves Extension of Water and Sewer Impact Fee Waiver

Newly constructed single-family detached houses may be eligible for a waiver from water and sewer impact fees. This program encourages the building of new single family homes by reducing the amount of fees paid. In fiscal year 2017, a total of six waivers were granted, and in fiscal year 2018, there were four. There is a limit of three waivers per incentive beneficiary per year. […]

Don’t Be Misled by False Medicare or Social Security Ads

By Carol Kellam, Social Security District Manager in Dover, DE and Salisbury, MD Online and otherwise, there’s a lot of information out there, and sometimes it’s difficult to tell what sources are credible. With millions of people relying on Social Security, scammers target audiences who are looking for program and benefit information. The law that addresses misleading Social Security and Medicare advertising prohibits people or […]