News & Notices:

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 […]

July New Business Ribbon Cuttings


American Legion Paver Sale

The American Legion Post No. 7 in Harrington is selling pavers to honor veterans. Please see the American Legion Paver Sale order form for details. Call call 398-3566 with any questions.

DelDOT Seeks Input on Bicycling in Delaware

The Delaware Department of Transportation is seeking public input on a bicycling policy plan for Delaware. Link to the Blueprint for a Bicycle-Friendly Delaware webpage Link for the survey Link to the wikimap Bicycling Flyer in pdf with clickable links

New Trash Company for Harrington Residents

Trash and recycling services were bid out earlier this year, and the contract was awarded to the lowest bidder, Charlie’s Waste Services. There will be a small decrease in the trash rate for this fiscal year. Trash will still be collected every Thursday and recycling every other Thursday (see the Trash Collection Calendar 2017-2018). Current Hauler Service End and Can Collection – Republic Services The […]

2017 Annual Report to the Electors

Mayor Anthony R. Moyer presented the following on June 5, 2017 at the City Council Organizational Meeting: While the word family is tossed around to describe communities, I can think of no better way to describe this City. When there is a need, the citizens and employees are there for each other, and even though we many not always agree, we always respect each other. […]

2017 Swearing In Ceremony

The annual Swearing In Ceremony was held at City Hall on June 5, 2017. Mayor Moyer and Council Members Baugher and Bivans took the oath of office to serve additional terms on the City Council. This year’s municipal election was uncontested.    

Curfew Reminder

The City of Harrington Council adopted a curfew last year (see Chapter 240), which states that anyone 16 and under has to be in the house from 10 pm to 6 am every day. We encourage you to go to the code website and read this chapter because there are several exceptions. If you have any questions please contact the Harrington Police Department at 302-398-4493.