Best Bets: Wilson pays tribute to his famous father in Harrington

For years, Bobby Brooks was told that he looked like, sounded like and acted like the late R&B singer Jackie Wilson. And as it turns out, there was a good reason for that. He is Jackie Wilson’s son. But it wasn’t until later in life that he found that out. Now known as Bobby Brooks […]

Lake Forest Church Association’s Food Pantry location renamed The Anne Paladino House

More than 50 community members and food pantry volunteers attended a brief ceremony to remember Anne Paladino’s work in Harrington to ensure residents and others in the area taken care of to the best of her ability. Ms. Paladino was the executive director of the food pantry for more than 20 years before passing away […]

Harrington suspends yard waste drop-off program

The city of Harrington is discontinuing the Wednesday yard waste drop-off program due to a lack of available space. Yard waste will still be accepted during the spring and fall clean up. We apologize for any inconvenience. Yard waste can be taken to Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) sites. The Milford Transfer Station and Sandtown […]

Harrington celebrates 150th anniversary with incorporation dinner

HARRINGTON — On the seams of growth and prosperity, the city of Harrington was incorporated March 23, 1869, with the help of a handwritten act voted on by the 75th Delaware General Assembly under the leadership of Governor Dr. Gove Saulsbury. One-hundred and fifty years later to the day, the dinner party of the sesquicentennial […]

Felton/Harrington Town Crier: Memorial Day Parade & Wreath Laying among upcoming happenings

•The Greater Harrington Historical Society, in association with the City of Harrington’s 150th Anniversary, will hold a Memorial Day Parade & Wreath Laying on Monday, May 27. The parade begins at 9 a.m. followed by a wreath laying (10 a.m.) at the Clark Family Memorial. A time of dedication to honor 2nd Lt. John Butler […]

City of Harrington featured in new book

There’s a new buzz around the “Hub of Delaware.” Doug Poore’s first book, “Harrington (Images of America),” featuring his hometown can be purchased online starting today. The author is a lifelong resident of Harrington and is now also the curator of the Harrington Museum. He wrote the book in conjunction with the Greater Harrington Historical […]

One student at a time: Lincoln teen says allergy awareness, new tools could save lives

Public school students coping from life-threatening allergies in Delaware could be in danger — and a high school student from Lincoln wants to make their time away from home safer. Lake Vasey, an 11th grader homeschooled at WaterGirl Farms in Lincoln, knows how scary an allergy can be for students and their families as she […]

Harrington’s Vitale honored for harness racing coverage

HARRINGTON — When Heather Vitale received the phone call, she couldn’t help but run around her house screaming. For the first time, Ms. Vitale had been awarded the United States Harness Writers Association’s annual Member of the Year award for the work she had done covering the sport of harness racing throughout the 2018 calendar […]

Scenic Delaware: Oh deer

Christie Cole of Harrington took this photo of a doe in Harrington field on Feb. 3.

Scenic Delaware: White out

Delaware State News staff photographer took this photo of a horse standing by the doorway of a barn while a wintry mix fell in Harrington on March 3.