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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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Who will be winners of the 2014 Harrisburg Holiday Parade? Judges still deliberating! pic.twitter.com/OrYlzTlpPm

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  • First mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus found in Harrisburg

    July 29, 2014 HARRISBURG – The first mosquitoes capable of carrying the West Nile Virus has been located in the City of Harrisburg, and Mayor Eric Papenfuse says city and county officials are closely monitoring the situation to try to prevent the virus from spreading. “We are working closely with county officials who are assessingRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Announces Completion of First Phase of Sinkhole Study

    July 29, 2014 HARRISBURG – Gannett Fleming has completed the data collection portion of a geological survey of the neighborhood around the 1400 block of South 14th Street, Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced Tuesday, and core borings to retrieve earth samples are scheduled to be performed this week. “The first task of the survey has beenRead more →

  • Harrisburg wins $1 million in grants in first half of year

    July 22, 2014 HARRISBURG  – The City of Harrisburg has received more than $1 million in grants and donations in the first six months of 2014, more than double its grant revenue in the previous year, Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced. “This additional revenue has provided support for vital city services,” the Mayor said. “ItRead more →

  • Women and the Railroad: Visions and Possibilities

    Women and the Railroad: Visions and Possibilities

    Joyce Robinson will lead a discussion of “Women and the Railroad: Visions and Possibilities” at noon Friday in the Brownbag in the Atrium series at the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St. Robinson will show a 10-minute video about three railroad employees and their daily activities. Robinson is a certified engineer who began workingRead more →

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  • 2014 Holiday Parade

    This years event is called “A Holiday To Remember”, come out and enjoy the festivities!

    On November 22nd, 2014 Central Pennsylvania’s largest holiday salute, including, marching bands, helium balloons and floats are just some of the great fun going on during the parade.

    Visit stayandplayhbg.com for details and the parade application!

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