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TheBurg Podcast, Nov. 17: Raffles and High Rises Edition

November 17, 2017 | by Lizzy Hardison

Ring in the weekend with TheBurg Podcast! TheBurg’s editor in chief Larry Binda sits down with city reporter Lizzy Hardison… Read More

Weekend Roundup with Sara Bozich

November 17, 2017 | by Sara Bozich

Happy Weekend! Please excuse the abbreviated Weekend Roundup. I have a pretty good reason. What are you doing this weekend?… Read More

2018 Water, Sewer Rates to Rise as CRW Continues Capital Projects

November 16, 2017 | by Lawrance Binda

Water and sewer rates in Harrisburg are set to increase more than 7 percent next year, as Capital Region Water… Read More

It’s Here: Harrisburg’s draft comprehensive plan released

November 15, 2017 | by Lawrance Binda

State Street in Harrisburg The long-awaited draft of Harrisburg’s comprehensive plan was released publicly today, setting out major priorities, concepts… Read More

Healthcare & a Hotel: HU plans mixed-use high-rise in downtown Harrisburg

November 15, 2017 | by Lawrance Binda

Harrisburg University has identified this site at S. 3rd and Chestnut streets as the location for a new high-rise building.… Read More

Thousands of dollars later, campaign yields no finance report and one unhappy candidate.

November 13, 2017 | by Lizzy Hardison

Some of the fliers that Jeremy Hunter paid canvassers and poll workers to distribute during the General Election on Nov.… Read More

“Streetcar”: Passion and Power at Gamut Theatre

November 11, 2017 | by Kait Gibboney

Revered by many to be Tennessee Williams’ magnum opus, “A Streetcar Named Desire” is a classic among theatrical works of… Read More

Raffle payday comes for some, but not all, shelter patrons.

November 9, 2017 | by Lizzy Hardison

Clients from Downtown Daily Bread, a soup kitchen and drop-in shelter on South Street, were recruited to promote an Election… Read More

Burg Blog: Oh, Harrisburg

November 9, 2017 | by Lawrance Binda

A polling station on State Street in Harrisburg. On Tuesday night, someone texted me a “face palm” emoji. That’s a… Read More

Road Repave: 3rd Street corridor project officially begins.

November 9, 2017 | by Lawrance Binda

Marc Kurowski of Capital Region Water, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Councilman Dave Madsen officially broke ground today to begin… Read More
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