CANCELLED-Uncontested Election for City of Harrington

  PUBLIC NOTICE Uncontested Election for City of Harrington There is only one official candidate for each office that has a term expiring this year, so the candidates may assume office without holding a formal election according § 6.4 of the Charter of the City of Harrington. The candidates are as follows: Mayor – Duane E. Bivans Council Member District 2 – William J. Stewart […]


43rd Annual Harrington Heritage Day

The City of Harrington and Harrington Parks & Rec are excited to announce the date for thee 43rd Annual Harrington Heritage Day. The event will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021, beginning with a parade at 9am. Crafts, Food, free entertainment, kids zone, demonstrations and three museums filled with local history are just a view of the items planned for the day. For more […]


Resumption of Utility Disconnection Due to Non-Payment

The City of Harrington will be resuming utility shut offs starting April 21st. Any unpaid overdue balances not paid by April 20th will be disconnected on April 21st and subject to a disconnect fee. Please contact City Hall at 302-398-3530 to discuss an individual delinquent account.


New Golf Lesson Program at HPR

Want to learn to play golf? How about getting rid of that slice that is killing your score?! Harrington Parks & Recreation is hosting golf lessons beginning in April. Certified Golf Instructor Jeff Melvin will be giving one on one lessons to be held here at the Rec Center. Students can sign up for 30 minute sessions at a cost of $25.00 per session. Hour […]


Cheernastics Program at Parks & Rec

Cheernastics Registration is now open for our Cheernastics Program. This program is for children ages 6-15 years of age and is limited to the first 30 registered participants per class. These classes focus on instruction of different types of jumps and tumbles used in cheer as well as safety and motions of cheer and dance. Cheernastics will also cover techniques with stunting, basing and flying. […]


Basic Tumbling Program at Parks & Rec

BASIC TUMBLING & GYMNASTICS Registration is now open for our Basic Tumbling Program. This program is for children ages 4-9 years of age and is limited to the first 30 registered participants. Classes begin on Tuesday June 1, 2021 starting at 5:30pm at the HPR Center. Classes will last one hour and there are 5 sessions in this program. Classes will teach the proper techniques […]


Spring Clean-up! DATE CHANGE!!!!

  Spring Clean Up NEW DATE! May 1 – May 8th Harrington residents can take bulk items or extra trash to the City Yard; 102 Franklin Street, during Spring Clean Up. Make sure to have a mask on inside the gate. Photo ID is required as proof of residency. Tires, paint and batteries will not be accepted. Appliances must have Freon removed by someone certified […]


Job Opening – Police Resource Manager

The City of Harrington Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Resource Manager. This position provides administrative and financial management for departmental budgets and grants. Serves as receptionist, secretarial/clerical with the agency and reports directly to the Chief of Police. Must be able to pass a background check and a drug screening. HPD offers a competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation time, sick […]


Do Not Flush Wipes down your toilets!

PLEASE DO NOT FLUSH WIPES DOWN YOUR TOILETS! The wipes container may say the wipes are flushable but the wipes get hung up in sewer pump stations and cause the pumps to stop working. Public Works receives an alarm about the pump not working an responds to the scene to resolve the issue. Not flushing wipes down the toilet will help prevent a sewer system […]


Senior School Property Tax Relief

  Homeowners age 65 or over are eligible for a tax credit against regular school property taxes of 50 percent (up to $400). This credit may only be used against property taxes on a primary residence. For more information visit: Senior School Property Tax Relief


Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament for Harrington Parks & Recreation

Harrington Parks & Recreation Annual Golf Tournament Scramble Format Friday, May 21st, 2021 ~ 10:00am~Registration Begins at 9:00am Jonathan’s Landing Golf Course ~ Magnolia, DE  Cost: $340.00 per foursome $90.00 per individual player Deadline for entry is May 14, 2021 Limited to the first 25 teams Cost includes: Golf, Cart, Open Range & Luncheon. Luncheon, awards and prizes to follow play.  All proceeds to benefit […]