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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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Press conference 1 pm tomorrow on real plans for Kipona. City Hall atrium.

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  • Street Closure Announcement

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: BLACKBERRY ST From: S 3RD ST To: DEWBERRY ST Date/Time from: 3/18/2014, TUESDAY, 09:00 AM Date/Time to: 3/19/2014, WEDNESDAY, 03:00 PM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: PPL WILL BE WORKING IN THE STREET. Detour Info: PLEASE USE N. 3RD STREET AS ALTERNATE . BLACKBERRY

  • Harrisburg’s Poet Laureate Shares Poems of Harrisburg

    Harrisburg’s Poet Laureate Shares Poems of Harrisburg

      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 Retires as Highest Ranking Female Police Officer

    Captain Annette Oates Retires as Highest Ranking Female Police Officer

    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,

  • 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.  The

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