Get to know the town: Patrolwoman Brooke Watkinson

Name: Brooke Watkinson Age: 21-years- old Hometown: Harrington Occupation: Patrolwoman with the Harrington Police Department Educational background: 2013 graduate of Polytech High School with a technical diploma in criminal justice, Delaware Police Academy. What are your hobbies? “Hunting, fishing, shooting…. Anything outdoors I’m in. My dad owns a hunting store and gift shop. I was […]

Get to know the town: Harrington City Councilmember Charles Baugher, Jr.

Charles Baugher, Jr. was recently sworn in as the newest member of the Harrington City Council. Read more to learn about Mr. Baugher. Name: Charles Baugher, Jr. Age: 64-years-old Hometown: Frederick, Md. Occupation: Entrepreneur, Golf Links Irrigation; Part-time at Ace Hardware When did you move to Harrington? “I’ve been here for 22 years now. I […]

Get to know the town: Clifford Owens

Clifford Owens is beginning his second year as principal for Lake Forest South Elementary School this year after a varied career from law enforcement to teaching special needs students. Read more to get a closer glimpse at this community helper: Name: Clifford Owens Age: 59-years- old Educational background: Bachelor’s degree in speech and theology from […]

Get to know the town: Chad Robinson

Name: Chad Robinson Age: 32-years- old Occupation: Milford Branch Director for the Food Bank of Delaware Educational background: Woodbridge High School in 2001, Wesley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in 2005 and Wilmington University with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 2010. Hometown: Harrington Tell us about volunteering? “I am the […]

Get to know the town: Adrianna Nelson

Graduating Lake Forest High School senior Adrianna Nelson recently earned the title of Young Person Role Model of the Year thanks to her work with Delaware Hospice. Name: Adrianna Nelson Age: 18-years- old Occupation: Lake Forest High School graduate Educational plans: University of Delaware for art history Tell us about your honor: “I received the […]

Lake Forest Teacher of the Year chosen: Heather Melvin

FELTON – The Lake Forest School District is proud to announce that it has selected Mrs. Heather Melvin as its Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year. Ms. Melvin is a first grade teacher at Lake Forest North Elementary School in Felton. Her selection was announced at Lake Forest School District’s 46th Annual […]

Get to know the town: Lake Forest School Board candidates

Lake Forest School Board Election Information Although Lendon W. Dennis, Jr. is currently still listed as a candidate with Kent County Board of Elections, he said he does not wish to continue as a candidate due to work and family responsibilities. Earle Dempsey and Austin Auen are running for a five-year at-large seat on the […]

Get to know the town: Ethan Simpson

City of Harrington municipal election note HARRINGTON — Robert Dean Helsel is running unopposed for the district one seat currently held by Wayne Porter. Ethan Simpson and Micah Parker are both running for the district three sear currently held by Fonda Coleman. Mr. Parker was give the same questions as Mr. Simpson, however he did […]

Get to know the town: Avid food pantry volunteer Carol Kalinofski

Name: Carol Kalinofski Home state: New Jersey Occupation: Retired from the restaurant industry When did you move to Harrington? “My husband was in the chemical industry and they phased out his job in New Jersey. So they offered to move us to Louisiana until he retired, because he was close to that age. After he […]

Get to know the town: Harrington Police Officer Sam Wilks

Name: Sam Wilks Age: 30-years-old Home state: Pennsylvania, now lives in Milford Occupation: Police officer Educational Background: High school diploma, police academy When did you move to Delaware? “That’s where my mom came to when I was 18. Less than a year later, I ended up meeting my wife and here I am. It’s a […]