Protecting Our State’s Precious Water Begins With You…

Storm drains and roadside ditches lead directly to our streams, rivers, lakes and bays. So, any pollutants like oil, pet waste, leaves, grass clippings, trash, or dirty water from washing your car, or other outside activities that enter a storm drain eventually get into our state’s precious waters. How can You help? Follow these Simple Tips to help keep our water clean. Never dump anything […]


Employment Opportunity: Assistant Supervisor of Parks and Recreation

The City of Harrington is seeking a Full-Time Assistant Supervisor of Parks and Recreation. Duties include but are not limited to assist the Parks and Recreation Director to administer programs for youth, adult and community events run by the department. This position assists with ongoing inventory control of recreation equipment and supplies. Helps organize registration for the different programs offered and answer any questions regarding […]


Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

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 […]


Harrington Heritage Day

  Heritage Day Schedule 2019 in pdf format.


Kent County Warns of Mortgage Insurance Protection Scam

The Fall 2019 edition of the Kent County Levy Court Newsletter includes a warning to homeowners regarding a mortgage insurance scam that has been sent referencing Kent County Levy Court. See the excerpt from the newsletter below. Read the entire newsletter here.


Social Security is Here for You

By Carolyn Nichols, Social Security District Manager in Dover, DE Social Security turns 84 this year. With more than eight decades of service, we’ve provided benefits to one of the most diverse populations in history. Regardless of background, we cover retirees, wounded warriors, chronically ill children, and people who have lost loved ones. Knowing that we cover so many different people, we’ve created People Like […]


Community Garden

Help maintain the garden and pick what vegetables you’d like. Call Harrington Parks and Recreation with any questions 398-7975.


Summer Travel Safety Tips

Here are a few things to keep in mind if you will be traveling this summer: Don’t use your back pockets. Pickpockets can easily lift your wallet from your back pocket. Hide your cash. Don’t carry all your cash in the same place. Hide it in several places when traveling. Fill out a house watch form. Stop by HPD or get one from our webpage. […]


Price Center Rentals

The Price Community Center (103 Dorman Street) is available to rent for birthday parties, meetings, and other special occasions. ***Friday and Saturday hours are now extended until 11 pm*** The rental fee is $75 per hour (4 hour minimum). Contact Harrington Parks and Recreation for more information, 398-7975.


Kent County Sewer Rate Increase

Although City of Harrington water and sewer rates have not been raised, customers will see an increase in the Kent County sewer treatment portion of their utility bills starting with the September 30 bill. The new rate has changed from $2.34 to $2.58 per 1,000 gallons effective July 1, 2019. The Kent County rate increase is related to operational and maintenance costs at the wastewater […]