Third offense DUI charge for Clayton woman

HARRINGTON — A 47-year-old Clayton woman was charged with a third-offense DUI following a traffic stop Saturday on U.S. 13, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl Brode said. According to authorities, patrol officers were advised at approximately 8:55 p.m. of a vehicle being operated by a possible drunk driver approaching Harrington. A traffic stop ensued, and […]

Harrington woman gets special birthday party

HARRINGTON — Frances Benson had been hoping for a big 80th-birthday celebration this year. COVID-19 forced her family to get creative in fulfilling that wish. On Dec. 19, family and friends gathered in Harrington and drove by the home of the woman known to so many simply as Ms. Pammy. About 150 people, including city […]

Man arrested on weapons charges after Christmas night confrontation in Houston

HOUSTON — At 11:00 p.m. on Friday, the Delaware Police arrested a 30-year-old Harrington man for reckless endangering and related charges in Houston. According to Cpl. Jason Harchell, a public information officer with DSP, troopers responded to reports of a shooting at a residence on Williamsville Road. Through an investigation, they found out that Dustin […]

Md. man arrested after gun found in Harrington

HARRINGTON — A 26-year-old Maryland man was charged with felony offenses, after a loaded gun was found during a Tuesday night traffic stop, Harrington police Capt. Earl Brode said. Driver Kristopher Brown of Salisbury was stopped for a traffic violation while on U.S. 13 in the area of Fairground Road at 7:19, authorities said. Police […]

Seaford man charged with drug offenses

HARRINGTON — A 24-year-old Seaford man was charged with drug offenses following a Monday night traffic stop on U.S. 13 near the Super 8 motel, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said. Following a stop for a traffic violation at approximately 6:22, Daquan L. Bailey allegedly exited the vehicle and fled toward the Liberty […]

Drug charges result from Harrington motel incident

HARRINGTON — Drug arrests resulted after Harrington police responded to a possible domestic dispute at the Holiday Inn Monday afternoon. According to spokesman Capt. Earl Brode, police arrived to find Colton Z. Pennell, 23, of Lincoln, and a 25-year-old female arguing. Mr. Pennell was taken into custody without incident, and the female was taken into […]

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, […]