Bingo fundraiser to be held for the Harrington Senior Center

The Harrington Senior Center is hosting a Purse Bingo this Friday, Sept. 20 at the Harrington Fire Hall.  Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo will begin at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $25.00 each in advance or $30.00 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased online at or by visiting the senior center located at […]

Harrington Public Library announces upcoming events

It’s easy reading, until help is needed. But the Harrington Public Library is there to help local residents. Here’s a few events scheduled for the upcoming week: Storytime – Seasons of the Year Wednesday, September 4th @ 10:45 am—Storytime every Wednesday. This program is geared towards pre-school age children and below. Each week we will […]

Scenic Delaware: At the fair

Lee Mullarkey of Dover took this picture last month while attending the Delaware State Fair in Harrington.

More scenes from Harrington Heritage Day 2019

Harrington Heritage Day went off without a hitch Friday and Saturday this past weekend. Here’s a look at just a few of the happenings found around town during festivities. Share your photos on The Chronicle’s Facebook page.

Heritage Day honors Harrington history

HARRINGTON — The city of Harrington has a lot to celebrate this year and the annual Harrington Heritage Day is the perfect occasion. One hundred and fifty years ago, Harrington was incorporated and named after Samuel Harrington, chancellor of the court in Delaware at the time, and a strong supporter of bringing the railroad to […]

Harrington Heritage Day, 5K Color Run set for this weekend

The 41st annual Harrington Heritage Day event will take place this weekend beginning with a community dinner Friday night and a color run and parade Saturday morning. The dinner, held at the Harrington Volunteer Fire Company, serves as a celebration of the community ties held deeply within Harrington. Several groups and community members will be […]

Harrington Parks & Recreations prepares for fall activities, Heritage Day

Program registration information for the Harrington Parks & Recreation Department: Registrations can be mailed or dropped off at HPR during our regular business hours, Mondays through Thursdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m. until noon.  You may also use the drop box to register any evening HPR is open from […]

Scenic Delaware: Blossoming

Karen Wiliams of Felton took this photo in Harrington on July 9.

Colorful traditions: Heritage Day planned to continue celebrating 150th anniversary of Harrington

Fireworks and painted faces will light up Harrington later in August as the town celebrates its 41st Heritage Day August 24. “Plans are being finalized now to make the 41st Annual Heritage Day better than ever. In partnership with the City of Harrington’s 150th Anniversary Committee, this year’s event will be larger than in the […]

Clydesdales star attraction at Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — New farm animals visit the Delaware State Fair every year. But a specialized group is paying a visit to Harrington this year in honor of the fair’s 100th anniversary. A team of 10 Budweiser Clydesdale horses can be found in the Machinery Lot this year every day except Wednesday. Around 6 every evening, […]