News & Notices:

Vote for the New Name for the City’s Newsletter

Thank you to all those that submitted name suggestions for the newsletter renaming. The choices have been narrowed down to: The Harrington Herald Harrington Happenings The Harrington Quarterly You can vote on the final name by completing this survey or by sending your selection to or call Kelly at 398-4476. Check the next issue (January) for the new name of the City of Harrington’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sewer Capacity Improvement Construction

UPDATE 09/05/2018:  Construction has been delayed on the sewer capacity improvement project due to high levels of ground water. Work will continue as soon as possible. The City of Harrington is working on improving the sewer system. The following provides information on the project. Project Description Sewer mains are being upgraded to allow for more capacity. See the diagram below for the project area. Construction […]

Annual Report to the Electors of the City 2018

Presented by Mayor Anthony R. Moyer at the June 4, 2018 City Council Organizational Meeting. First I would like to welcome back Councilman Marquis and Vice Mayor Minner. I congratulate them on their re-election, and also thank them, as well as Councilman Bivans, Baugher, Parker, and Helsel, in their continued service to the City and community. It is these six individuals as well as a […]

2018 Swearing In Ceremony

Council Members Minner and Marquis were sworn in for new terms on June 4, 2018 at City Hall.  

Checklist for Your Social Security Annual Check-Up

This article is courtesy of the Social Security Administration. By Carol Kellam – Social Security District Manager in Dover, DE and Salisbury, MD Say “annual checkup” and most people imagine waiting at the doctor’s office. But, there’s another type of checkup that can give you a sense of wellness without even leaving home. Visit and follow these five steps to conduct your own Social Security […]

District 4 Election Results

Total votes for District 4 candidates: Eric D. Marquis – 18  Brian P. Slattery – 2 Election Votes Certification 2018