Posts Tagged With: “Public Works”


Yard Waste Drop Off Available


The Public Works Yard (102 Franklin Street) is once again open for drop off of yard waste on Wednesdays from 9 am to 3 pm. Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs, and garden material and cannot be mixed in with regular household garbage.



Fall Clean Up – October 15-17


October 15-17 10 am – 7 pm Safety precautions: Must wear a mask while in the Public Works yard 1 vehicle in the yard at a time Employees will be unable to assist in unloading vehicles Harrington residents can take bulk items or extra trash to the Public Works Yard (102 Franklin Street) during Fall Clean Up. Photo ID is required as proof of residency. […]



Employment Opportunity: Public Works Technician III


The City of Harrington has an opening for a Public Works Technician III. Employees in this position perform skilled maintenance and operational tasks of a technical nature under general supervision of the Public Works Supervisor. The candidate must pass a background check, drug screening, and physical.  The City of Harrington offers an excellent benefit package. Starting salary will be determined by experience and education of […]



Yard Waste Drop Off and City Hall to Reopen


Harrington will begin accepting drop off yard waste from residents at the Public Works Yard on Wednesdays from 8 am to 3 pm starting tomorrow, May 27. For the health and safety of our employees and residents, social distance must be maintained and staff will be unable to assist in the unloading of yard waste. Harrington City Hall will reopen to the public starting on […]



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 […]