Welcome to the new HarrisburgPA.gov. This site is under construction and is designed to grow from feedback and suggestions provided by our citizens. In the interim, this site will provide accurate and easy to use information on our city’s services and programs. We hope that you find it useful and helpful. Your ideas are welcome!
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 next four years under the administration of Mayor Eric Papenfuse.
Our city is on the move. Our future will be even greater than our past!
Rick Kearns, Harrisburg new Poet Laureate, shares his poems about the capital city at a recent brown bag cultural event in the Atrium of City Hall. Mayor Eric Papenfuse, his wife Catherine Lawrence, as well as city employees, city residents and poetry lovers, were treated to a noon-time poetry reading that prompted both laughter
Captain Annette Oates enjoyed her last day today as a Captain in the Harrisburg Police Department. She will be come Director of Security at Harrisburg Area Community College. Mayor Eric Papenfuse, Chief Thomas Carter, fellow officers, friends and family celebrated her service this week in ceremonies and a reception at City Hall. Thanks to Briccos,