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Welcome to the new HarrisburgPA.gov. This site is continually undergoing upgrades and is designed to grow from feedback and suggestions provided by our citizens. This site provides 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 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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Mayor gets bucket of ice and plunges into Hall Manor Pool. All to support worthy cause and announce pool repairs. youtube.com/watch?v=72iPH_…

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  • A NEW BEGINNING FOR AN OLD SYSTEM

    WHAT:            A press conference will be held to announce recent achievements and new initiatives to benefit customers and improve the health of Harrisburg’s aging water and sewer infrastructure. The press conference will also highlight recent awards recognizing our premier drinking water. Harrisburg’s water and sewer infrastructure and employees transitioned to Capital Region Water in 2013.

  • JUDGE MARGERUM HEARS 11 CASES IN FIRST SESSION OF HOUSING COURT

    June 25, 2014 HARRISBURG – District Justice Rebecca Margerum heard 11 cases on the first day of Harrisburg’s Housing Court, created to help expedite cases involving abandoned and blighted properties in the city. “Reports are that the first day of the new Housing Court went smoothly,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse, who pushed for implementation of

  • NEW POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WILL BE SWORN IN DURING CEREMONIES THURSDAY

    June 25,  2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. – Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced that Harrisburg Police will swear in nine new police officers and the Fire Department will swear in 13 new firefighters in separate ceremonies Thursday. “These new police officers promotions and newly graduated firefighters are the clearest sign yet of our commitment to improving public

  • POLICE CANDIDATE TESTING

    POLICE CANDIDATE TESTING

    The Police Departments of Derry, Harrisburg, Harrisburg International Airport, Highspire, Hummelstonw, Lower Swatara, Middletown, Paxtang, Penbrook, Steelton, Susquehanna Township, and Swatara Township will take part in Police Candidate Testing. Registration form and Application fees are due by 4:00pm on June 30, 2014 to the Swatara Township Police Department. Physical Fitness Test will be administered on

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