Hunt, Hank and Vanilla Ice set for 2021 Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Country stars Sam Hunt, Hank Williams Jr. and Lauren Alaina, contemporary Christian singer TobyMac and ‘90s rapper Vanilla Ice highlight the concert lineup for the 2021 Delaware State Fair. Other acts announced Wednesday night include the Tedeschi Trucks Band with St. Paul & The Broken Bones and country acts Riley Green with HARDY […]

Wanted Maryland man arrested in Harrington

HARRINGTON – A 30-year-old Maryland man, wanted on a second-degree attempted murder charge, was arrested after a vehicle pursuit early Monday, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said. According to authorities, Robert Moton, of Waldorf, was first seen driving 71 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone at 1:16 a.m. and then fled from […]

Stargate Diner set to reopen second location in Harrington

HARRINGTON — Soon, Harrington will have a new restaurant option that will feel familiar to many locals. “We are planning to reopen in three weeks, maybe at a maximum in four weeks,” said Onur Pehlivan, one of the owners of the Stargate Diner on Dupont Highway. Mr. Pehlivan, the former manager of the Stargate Diner […]

Holiday celebrations face uncertain future in Milford, Harrington

MILFORD — There will be no Milford Community Parade this year, but the city has yet to decide whether young revelers will be allowed go door-to-door in search of candy on Halloween. “No decision has been made on trick-or-treat,” Milford city manager Mark Whitfield said today. “We are awaiting guidance from the governor.” Last month, […]

Heavy downpours evacuate Harrington residents, knock out Milford power

HARRINGTON — Intense rain and ensuing flooding brought the evacuation of 12 residents at an apartment complex, along with a resident found in cardiac arrest late Thursday night. According to Harrington Fire Co. Deputy Chief Kenny Brode, the woman in distress was transported from the Heritage Manor Apartments to Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus, in Milford […]

COVID testing for Delaware teachers begins

As educators gear up for the return to school, they’ll be taking tests themselves — COVID-19 ones, anyway. The state has released 11,000 links to at-home tests for educators across the state as many look toward a Sept. 8 start date. Lake Forest School District — which will start school the day after Labor Day […]

Industrial accidents leave one dead, one injured

One man died, and another was critically injured during separate industrial accidents in Harrington and Lewes on Monday, Delaware State Police said. A 59-year-old man died after falling approximately 40 feet while cutting a tree branch in the 12000 block of Pin Oak Lane in Harrington, according to DSP spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. He […]

Dover woman arrested on weapons charges

HARRINGTON — Erica N. Row, a 23-year-old from Dover, was arrested by Harrington police on alleged drug and weapons charges Wednesday following a traffic stop, according to Capt. Earl Brode, spokesman for the Harrington Police Department. Capt. Brode said that while police were on patrol at around 4 p.m. on South DuPont Highway, they conducted […]

Virgina man charged for firearm after traffic stop

HARRINGTON — A Virgina man was arrested Saturday and charged with carrying a concealed firearm. The Harrington Police Department said 31-year-old Adam L. Lucas, of Hampton, was stopped for talking on his cell phone while driving on South DuPont Highway in the area of Porter Street at approximately 2:27 p.m. During the traffic stop, Mr. […]

Virus impacted state fair wraps up

It will be remembered as one without concerts, the nightly parade, food from The Grange and Delaware Farm Bureau, fewer animals, exhibitors, and competitions. The scaled-back version of the fair, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, required major adjustments to a routine that attendees had to get used to that kept the annual tradition alive. “We […]