New garbage company to serve city of Harrington residents

HARRINGTON — A new company will soon take over trash and recycling services for residents in the city of Harrington, according to officials. Trash and recycling services were bid out earlier this year with Charlie’s Waste Service earning the contract as the lowest bidder. As a result, there will be a small decrease int he […]

Harrington mayor succeeds in setting term limits

Mayor can now serve eight consecutive years, council members can serve nine HARRINGTON – When Anthony Moyer became the mayor of Harrington in 2013, he had several “bucket list items” he wanted to see through. Imposing term limits on the mayor and city council members was just one of the items on that list. It […]

Downtown building to be ‘restored to its full glory’

HARRINGTON — A historic building downtown has a new lease on life after it was threatened with demolition. Better known as the Farrow Building, 19 Commerce St. has drastically deteriorated over the years. But it’s not beyond repair, according to its new owner Darrin Simpson of Blue Hen Homes, LLC. Mr. Simpson dated the sales […]

New faces, new ideas in Harrington leadership

HARRINGTON — New faces might bring new ideas for the city of Harrington. Several positions have been filled in recent months, including the newest opening: city manager. Don Williams is the most recent addition to city leadership, although he might be recognizable to many in Harrington. Mr. Williams has lived in Harrington for 30 years. […]

Rep. Outten honored for 50 years of service

HARRINGTON — Members of the Harrington Fire Company quickly become family as they work closely together to fight fires and keep those in the community safe. The idea of a “fire family” couldn’t be more true for the Outten’s, a family known for their service to others. Cody Outten is a fourth-generation firefighter, one of […]

Enroll in Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace by Jan. 31

NEW CASTLE — Delawareans have until Tuesday, Jan. 31, to enroll in or change their health coverage for 2017 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage for those who enroll by Jan. 31 and who pay their first premium will begin March 1. State residents can sign up for coverage at or by calling 1 […]

Locals travel to D.C. for inauguration weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Scattered in the crowds of countless people dedicated to celebrating or protesting this weekend in the nation’s capital were more than several travelers from the local community. The inauguration of the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, the Women’s March on Washington and related events […]

Santa, Mrs. Claus visit Felton

FELTON — To help with community outreach, the town of Felton decided to try something new this holiday season by calling on Santa Claus himself to offer assistance. With gift bags filled with candy for every visiting child and four bikes ready to raffle off, Santa and Mrs. Claus patiently visited with area children Tuesday, […]

Christmas party offers pounds of fun, donations

HARRINGTON — A sold out party helped raise more than $3,250 for the Harrington Food Pantry Saturday night. The annual city of Harrington Christmas Party was open to employees of the city, their families, local business owners and city council and committee members. “I believe the party went off well and everyone had a wonderful […]

Sen. Carper collects Toys for Tots

MILFORD — U.S. Senator Tom Carper has worked for more than thirty years to bring back the “true meaning of Christmas” through his very own toy story. A story that includes local rapper and bus driver Sgt. Lafayette Bell of Felton. “I first got involved with Toys for Tots in 1992 as a U.S. Marine […]