Shooting death reported in Harrington

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HARRINGTON – A 24-year-old New Jersey man died from gunshot wounds suffered late Thursday night in what police described as a homicide. The man, whose name was not disclosed in a news release, was initially found at the bottom of a staircase in the 8700 block of Park Brown Road at approximately 11:40 p.m., Delaware […]

Downtown development investments make impact

HARRINGTON — More than $1.8 million has been invested in downtown Harrington to date thanks, in part, to funding made available through the state’s Downtown Development District program. Gov. John Carney, Delaware State Housing Authority Director Anas Ben Addi and local leaders came together Wednesday morning at Main Street Café in Harrington for a roundtable […]

Scenic Delaware: Snowy scene

LuAnne Shockley of Harrington took this photo in Harrington on Jan. 16.

Hartbreak for Lamar fundraiser planned in Harrington

When Lamar Wayman rolls up to sing in Power in Praise’s children’s choir in Harrington, he brings a contagious smile and an attitude of determination. After all, the 10-year-old Fairview Elementary School student has a lot to be happy about this year. He survived two tumors and two surgeries and is well on his way […]

Scenic Delaware: Harrington beauty

Peyton Parson of Greenwood took this photo in Harrington on Dec. 23.

Operation ‘old school’ nets multiple arrests

A multi-jurisdictional investigation into the illegal drug trafficking organization involving multiple subjects conducted by the Delaware State Police, Dover Police Department, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Delaware Probation and Parole, and other assisting agencies has concluded with the arrest or indictment of 20 individuals on over 200 felony charges. Operation “Old School” concluded on January 3 […]

Harrington sunrise

Christie Cole of Harrington took this photo of the sunrise in her backyard on Gallo Road on Oct. 26.

Wall of Honor in Harrington vandalized

HARRINGTON — Vandals caused thousands of dollars of damage recently in Harrington by destroying part of the historical society’s Wall of Honor. The brick wall featuring names of loved ones and other local groups on tiles sits behind the Harrington Museum maintained by the Greater Harrington Historical Society. “There were six to eight bricks which […]

Lake Forest School District fires part-time wrestling coach

HARRINGTON — A part-time head wrestling coach at W. T. Chipman Middle School was terminated after a student claimed to see a firearm being displayed during practice on Wednesday, according the Lake Forest District. Harrington Police confirmed an investigation and said no charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon. Authorities were consulting with the […]

Furry friends seek forever homes at Mega Adoption Event

HARRINGTON — To Linda Torelli, marketing director for the Brandywine Valley SPCA, pets aren’t just companions — they are an integral part of the family. Ms. Torelli and the Brandywine Valley SPCA are hoping to help several families grow as they are looking to find forever homes for more than 1,500 dogs and cats at […]