Man sought after Harrington shots fired complaint

HARRINGTON — A 19-year-old Harrington man was being sought after a shot fired complaint Monday night, Harrington Police said. Officers were called to the area of Dorman and Commerce streets at approximately 9 p.m., authorities said. They were told that several people had arrived to meet when an argument ensued. One person pulled a handgun […]

Woman charged after altercation at daycare

HARRINGTON — A 41-year-old Harrington woman was arrested on a misdemeanor offensive touching charge after an alleged incident at Shining Stars Academy on Feb. 24, authorities said. Harrington Police alleged that Leona M. Miller was involved in a confrontation with the daycare’s former owner who was gathering some belongings at around 4 p.m. No children […]

Harrington Police arrest to be investigated by outside agency

HARRINGTON — An alleged incident at Harrington Raceway and Casino involving a suspect and officers last weekend will be investigated by an independent law enforcement agency, Harrington Police said Wednesday afternoon. Jermaine L. Newcomb, 42, of Hurlock, was arrested after Harrington Police were called to assist the Delaware State Police for a reported fight in […]

Fight in progress brings resisting charge

HARRINGTON — A 42-year-old Maryland man was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after a fight was reported at Harrington Raceway and Casino early Sunday morning, police said. According to Harrington Police, Jermaine L. Newcomb, of Hurlock, was arrested at approximately 12:39 a.m., after the Delaware State Police requested assistance for a fight in […]

Country’s Kane Brown to perform first Quillen Arena concert

HARRINGTON — Rising country music star Kane Brown will headline the first show in the Quillen Arena Concert Series set for June 2 at 7 p.m., Delaware State Fair officials announced this morning. Mr. Brown, 24, is known for the songs “Used to Love You Sober,” “Heaven,” “Found You,” “What’s Mine is Yours” and “What […]

Harrington man gets 15 years in prison for baby’s death by abuse

DOVER — A Harrington man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for the murder by abuse of a 7-month-old girl staying at his home three years ago. James E. Hammond’s term will be reviewed after 10 years, a Superior Court judge ordered. He will serve six months Level IV work release and two […]

Blood Sweat & Tears, featuring Bo Bice, coming to Harrington in April

HARRINGTON – Blood Sweat and Tears, featuring Bo Bice, is scheduled to perform at Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall on Saturday, April 7 as part of the Live On Stage series line-up. Drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends formed Blood, Sweat and Tears in 1967,  bursting on to the music scene  blending rock, fusion and jazz […]

Backups provide huge support for Harrington Fire Co.

HARRINGTON — The adrenalin rush from an emergency response was tamped down Saturday night. When a nearby vehicle accident call arrived at the Harrington Fire Company around 6:21 p.m., no local trucks left the station. The situation was potentially explosive, considering that a passenger car crashed into the side of a disabled tractor trailer carrying […]

Lonestar coming to Harrington on Feb. 10

Country group Lonestar will perform at Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall Feb. 10 as part of the Live On Stage series lineup. Lonestar burst on the music scene more than 20 years ago in 1995. With over 10 million albums sold and 10 No. 1 hits, the group’s songs include “No News,” “Come Cryin’ To Me,” […]

Harrington growth on the rise: The future is bright for ‘Hub of Delaware’

  HARRINGTON — It’s fitting that the city of Harrington, which has developed throughout the years at a railroad junction in central Delaware, is enjoying consistent growth as progress has chugged along steadily over the past year. Harrington, which considers itself to be the “Hub of Delaware,” due to its location in the middle of […]