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Harrisburg is a town with a rich history that spans more than 200 years. As the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, we attract thousands of people to our city to live, work and play. Our city is poised for a great economic recovery, and there is a palpable optimism on our streets as we look forward to the next four years under new administration.

Our city is on the move. Our future will be even greater than our past!

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Dauphin West Nile Virus Control says new mosquito samples positive for virus. 9/12/2014 near of the old Melrose School on Derry St.

About 3 days ago from City of Harrisburg's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

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  • HBGNext Forum Engages Public in Creating New Harrisburg

    HBGNext Forum Engages Public in Creating New Harrisburg

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse was joined by Police Chief Thomas Carter, Director of Public Works Aaron Johnson and City Council members Eugenia Smith and Sandra Reid at the HBGNext forum sponsored by PennLive in the Atrium of the MLK Government Center. The event was well attended and for the most part, residents were able to discussRead more →

  • Thanks, Loretta!

    Our Public Works staff works so hard during the most difficult weather. It’s nice to get a letter like the one below: I want to thank you for responding to my inquires and giving me contact information. Dave came to get my trash this afternoon and I just spoke with Aaron Johnson, and as suspected, thereRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Serves as Chair of Art Association of Harrisburg’s Bal Masque

    Mayor Papenfuse Serves as Chair of Art Association of Harrisburg’s Bal Masque

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse served as Honorary Bal Chairman of the Art Association of Harrisburg’s Bal Masque on Saturday, March 1,  at the Appalachian Brewery.  “Literary Allusions” was the theme of the night’s celebration of Mardi Gras, Harrisburg-style.  Mayor Papenfuse went to the event as Sir Walter Raleigh, and his wife Catherine Lawrence portrayed Queen Elizabeth.  TheRead more →


    HARRISBURG  – Riverfront Park has been selected for Macy’s “Heart Your Park” program, a part of the  department store’s “Secret Garden” campaign to raise awareness and funds for  parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy’s store inMacy’s Harrisburg East Mall can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent ofRead more →

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