News & Notices:

Access to Water Meter Pits is Not Allowed

Only City of Harrington employees are allowed to open a water meter pit. Even homeowners and plumbers may not open a water meter pit. No one is allowed to turn the water on or off at the meter or disturb a water meter in any way. If the water must be turned off at the meter, please contact City Hall at 398-3530 during normal business […]

Regular Municipal Election – May 1, 2018 UPDATED 03/08/2018

This post will be updated as more information becomes available. The City of Harrington will be holding an election on May 1, 2018 to select Council Members for Districts 2 and 4. Polls will be open 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Price Community Center, 103 Dorman Street. Resolution 18-R-01 Election – setting the date and rules for the 2018 Regular Municipal Election Absentee Voting […]

PUBLIC NOTICE: Board of Adjustment Public Hearing

CITY OF HARRINGTON PUBLIC HEARING Board of Adjustment February 22, 2018 – 6:30 pm The City of Harrington Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on the following application on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:30 pm at Harrington City Hall, 106 Dorman Street, Harrington, Delaware. Application for Four (4) Variances for Connections Community Support at 1 East Street An application by Roger A. […]

African American History Month 2018

Mayor Anthony R. Moyer has proclaimed February 2018 as African American History Month in the City of Harrington. Below are links to articles and items of interest related to this year’s theme of African Americans in Times of War. African Americans in the Revolutionary Period Slaveholders calling for liberty? Should slaves be armed to fight the British? Visit the National Parks Service website to read […]

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 […]