News & Notices:

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, […]


2017 Holiday Events

Don’t forget to send your photos in for our Holidays in Harrington Display Contest!


Holidays in Harrington Display Contest

City Hall is looking for pictures of the exterior holiday decorations on your home. We will be posting them on Facebook, and the picture receiving the most “Likes” on the City of Harrington Facebook page will receive a $25 gift card to Pizza King. Please email a photo of your holiday display (must be current) along with your name, address, and phone number to kblanchies@cityofharrington.com […]


Winter Reminders

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


PUBLIC NOTICE: Board of Adjustment Public Hearing November 27

CITY OF HARRINGTON PUBLIC HEARING Board of Adjustment November 27, 2017 – 6:30 pm The City of Harrington Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on the following application on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Harrington City Hall, 106 Dorman Street, Harrington, Delaware. Application for Three (3) Variances for Harrington Gardens Apartments on Milford-Harrington Highway An application by Harry R. Roop […]


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 […]