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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 Papenfuse to Perform Valentine Day Wedding Ceremony at City Hall

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse will perform another wedding ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday.  The Valentine Day ceremony will unite Martina Stinney and Moses Mundine in holy matrimony.  The ceremony is the second of the Mayor’s tenure. Mayor Papenfuse performed a double wedding ceremony in January, shortly after he took office.   Mayor Performed Double Wedding Ceremony

  • Mayor Papenfuse Says Worst Snow May Be Over

    Mayor Papenfuse Says Worst Snow May Be Over

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse says the worst snow may have already hit Harrisburg, and the city has pulled together to weather the storm.   Mayor Papenfuse was joined today by Police Chief Thomas Carter, Acting Fire Chief Brian Enterline and John Logan, Life Team EMS Chief, to inform Harrisburg residents that the worst of the snow is over.

  • Alerts for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    Alerts for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    Mayor Papenfuse says he will lift Snow Emergency at midnight tonight. Forecast calls for snow to taper off.  Residents can still keep cars in Locust Street Garage until it closes on Friday. Standard Parking says Harrisburg residents have until the garage closes on Friday to move their cars. Residents previously were told they had to

  • MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE DECLARES SNOW EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

    HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse is declaring a snow emergency effective midnight tonight, requiring city residents to move their cars from emergency snow routes. By special arrangement with Standard Parking, residents can park without charge at the Locust Street Garage. Free parking is also available on City Island, the Fire Museum at 1824 N. 4th

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