News & Notices:

Christmas Tree Disposal

Drop your live Christmas tree off at the Public Works Yard at 102 Franklin Street on Wednesdays between 9 am and 3 pm. – or – If you are unable to take your tree the Public Works Yard, call City Hall to arrange curbside pick-up. Please remove all decorations from your tree. Call City Hall with any questions at 398-3530.


Winter Reminders

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


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, […]


The City of Harrington Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Be informed, start a conversation, and help save lives. Here is some information from the National Breast Cancer Foundation: Family history – most people diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of it (only 5-10% do) Breast self exams – women should perform breast self exams every month Lumps – 8 out of 10 lumps are benign, all […]


Peddlers and Solicitors Regulations

The Harrington City Council adopted regulations for peddlers and solicitors operating in the city. These rules require those who sell door-to-door to get a license from City Hall and follow guidelines regarding wearing an ID badge, hours of operation (9 am to 7 pm), not making false statements, and other policies. See Code Chapter 280. In order to obtain a license, the peddler/solicitor must provide […]


Grand Opening of The Chair

Local officials celebrate the grand opening of The Chair Salon at 40 Commerce Street on September 5, 2017.


School is Back in Session – Keep Kids Safe

Our Lake Forest students have returned to school. Let’s get kids to school safely! Walking to School There are lots of children that walk to W.T. Chipman and South Elementary schools. Drivers in town should be aware of kids crossing streets and the possibility of kids darting into the street unexpectedly. Peak hours for pedestrian and vehicular traffic around our schools are 7:30-8:30 am and […]


Disposal of Batteries

Please do not place batteries in the single stream recycling can provided as part of your trash service. Household batteries can be discarded in the following ways: Single-Use Batteries:  Recycled by taking them to a Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) recycling location or since manufacturers have eliminated mercury from alkaline batteries, they can now be safely thrown in the normal household trash. Rechargeable Batteries:  Due […]


July New Business Ribbon Cuttings

 


American Legion Paver Sale

The American Legion Post No. 7 in Harrington is selling pavers to honor veterans. Please see the American Legion Paver Sale order form for details. Call call 398-3566 with any questions.