News & Notices:

2016 Employee of the Year

Beverley Ireland was selected as the Employee of the Year for the City of Harrington. Beverley works in City Hall and has been with the City for 6 years. Congratulations and thanks for your hard work!

Harrington Little Spartans Pop Warner Cheerleaders are National Champions

At the February 6, 2017 City Council Workshop, members and coaches of the Harrington Little Spartans Pop Warner Cheerleading team received tributes from Mayor Anthony R. Moyer for winning the Junior Peewee Small Level 3 National Championship on December 5, 2016. Congratulations, Little Spartans! Head Coach: Patience Pierce Asst Coach: Jane Webb Asst Coach: Abigail Hansen President: Crystal Hughes Team members: Kaitlyn Pierce Ella Robbins […]

Harrington Group Receives Downtown Development District Large Project Grant Award

  Governor Jack Markell announced the awards for the Fiscal Year 2017 Downtown Development District Large Project Grants on January 10, 2017. Connections Community Support Programs, Inc. in Harrington was awarded $195,000 in grant funding for facility renovations and an addition. There were 14 other projects from across the state receiving a total of $3,562,676 in grant funding. More information on the grant awards is available […]

2016 Employee Service Awards

Several employees were recognized for their years of service to the City of Harrington: 25 Years of Service Norman Barlow – Police 10 Years of Service Marleena Scott – Library 5 Years of Service Teresa Tieman – City Hall Rhiannon Slater – City Hall Dudley Clough – Public Works L.B. Stubbs – Police Kelly Blanchies – City Hall Faye Smith – Parks and Recreation

CivicWeb Agenda Management System

The City of Harrington has implemented a new agenda management system. All agendas and accompanying documentation are available through the CivicWeb portal and can be viewed electronically (even by the Mayor and Council during meetings). The new system streamlines the agenda process and is more user friendly. To access the portal, click on the CivicWeb Meeting Portal button on the City’s webpage (pictured to the […]

Downtown Development District

On August 10, 2016, Governor Jack Markell announced the City of Harrington’s designation as a Downtown Development District (DDD). Qualified investors in the designated District will be eligible for a variety of incentives from the State of Delaware, Kent County, and the City of Harrington. Grant rebates of up to 20% of construction costs from the State of Delaware for qualifying projects over $15,000 are available, […]

Maintaining Infrastructure: The Story of a Water Leak

Yesterday (September 15), you may have seen Harrington’s Public Works’ crew working on the shoulder of DuPont Highway in front of Liberty Plaza. They were there to fix a water leak, and it took all day. We are going to use this real world example to better understand both the importance of infrastructure maintenance and the upcoming referendum on water projects. Repairing the Leak On […]

Trash Collection Reminders

This is a friendly reminder that the following rules regarding trash collection must be followed: All garbage containers must be placed for collection between 3 pm the day before and 6 am the day of collection If possible, please do not block sidewalks with garbage containers All garbage containers must be removed from the collection area by 11:59 pm the day it has been emptied […]

Harrington Enacts Juvenile Curfew

After much debate, a town hall meeting, and 2 public hearings, the Harrington City Council adopted a curfew for juveniles. Please review the entire Ordinance 16-03 for detailed information on the new curfew. Some of the highlights include the following: The curfew applies to juveniles 16 years old and younger The hours of the curfew are 10:00 pm to 6:00 a.m. There are several exceptions to the […]

Property Maintenance – Common Code Violations

Check your property for easy ways to beautify your home and avoid Property Maintenance Code violations: Grass kept at 6” or less (more information about grass cutting and yard waste) Trash cans should not be visible from the street Sidewalks should be free of debris and weeds Peeling paint should be removed and repainted Broken windows should be repaired Indoor furniture cannot be placed outside […]