Letter to the Editor: Earning respect should start with President Trump

Matthew, I applaud you for getting involved in the politics of our country and wanting us all to show respect, but I will forgive you because you are young and haven’t been through the decades of political shenanigans that I have. (“Respect missing from political discourse of left,” Letter to the Editor, Nov. 4) As […]

R&B’s Gill, country’s Atkins to play downstate Delaware in 2019

Two area concerts for 2019 were announced today. Two-time Grammy Award R&B nominee Johnny Gill will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, March 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Tuesday and can be purchased at doverdowns.com. Prices range from $40-$60. Mr. Gill, a Washington […]

Letter to the Editor: Feral, stray cat problem becoming worse in Del.

It seems we have a serious cat problem in the state of Delaware. On Oct. 23, 2013, a story stated that Harrington had an estimated 600 feral and stray cats in town. The paper also said the trap, neuter, release program (TNR) and other organizations manage to process about 380 felines of the estimated 600 […]

Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Jason Mollohan

I feel this 2018 election year is very important to the residents of Kent County, as well as our nation. Jason Mollohan is a “no-brainer” this election day for Kent Count sheriff. I have known Jason both personally, and professionally, for many years. Jason is a man of honesty, dedication, and integrity. He has demonstrated […]

Letter to the Editor: Outten endorses Morris

Dear Constituent: For the last 14 years, it has been my privilege to serve the citizens of the 30th Representative District. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking back to when I first came to Legislative Hall to replace the late Bobby Quillen. Bobby was loved in our community and respected at Legislative Hall […]

Harrington Raceway and Casino donation drive benefits Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

Harrington Raceway and Casino hosted a “Help A Child” donation drive that brought in more than 6 bulk pallet boxes filled with items to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. There were nearly 1,700 customers that supported the October 14 supply drive, which was held from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., with an overwhelming […]

Harrington man named Delaware Harness Racing associate judge

Delaware Harness Racing Commission Executive Director, Mark Davis announced today that the Commission has named Brian Manges, Presiding Judge, and two Associate Judges, Norman Short and Brent McLaren, to the judges’ stand. “Delaware is continuing its tradition with an extremely experienced judges’ stand,” stated Executive Director Mark Davis. “All three of these men have a […]

BEST BETS: Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve a cut above at Quillen Arena

Gone are the days when carving a pumpkin consisted of a few triangles and some jagged teeth. These days, pumpkin carving is big business, with monstrous creations formed on gourds weighing hundreds of pounds and sometimes multiple pumpkins forming one huge opus. This weekend, the first Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival, presented by the Biggs […]

Sailor’s delight

Dee Rivard of Harrington took this photo of the sunrise over Winkler Farm along U.S. 13 in Harrington on Aug. 27.

Foiled Again says farewell, cruises to victory in final Harrington Raceway appearance

HARRINGTON — The richest horse in harness racing history, Foiled Again, made a stop at Harrington Raceway Monday night during the 14-year-old pacer’s farewell tour. Trained by Ron Burke of Burke Racing, Foiled Again is set to retire from harness racing Dec. 31. Driven by local 27-year-old harness racing driver Montrell Teague, Foiled Again competed […]