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The Week that Was: News and events around Harrisburg

Volunteers clean out the new home of Recycle Bicycle.

From arts to business to community happenings, this past week had something for every news consumer around Harrisburg. We summarize it all below in case you missed any of our coverage.

American Craft Week came to the Harrisburg area last weekend, with a three-artist show at One Good Woman in Camp Hill. See what our arts blogger had to say about the trio of exhibits.

Capital Region Water received a $13 million, low-interest loan from the state that will allow the utility to implement green infrastructure projects in Harrisburg. Find out more about the timing and types of projects from our news story.

Doggie Delights debuted in the Broad Street Market, offering home-baked treats for your hungry pooch. Find out who they are and what they offer from our online story.

Harrisburg City Council listened attentively to a presentation on Capital Region Water’s proposed stormwater fee, as well as a smattering of public comments. CRW officials and Mayor Eric Papenfuse then exchanged views on the city’s stormwater problems. Drink in the details here.

Harristown Enterprises is making changes to a downtown building proposal, splitting the project between residential and office space. The plan is now for 30 apartments in an existing building and several floors of offices in new construction next door. Read the details here.

Midtown Cinema has a treat for all you “Troll” fans—a double feature, plus a guest actor appearance. This “bad” movie has garnered a large cult following, and, if you’re wondering why, you’ll need to read our monthly film review.

Recycle Bicycle is homeless no more, as the nonprofit has purchased a permanent headquarters on Allison Hill in Harrisburg. The long search has ended, and it’s exactly where the group wants to be. Find out the details here.

Rock Lititz keeps expanding, recently adding a hotel to the mix of music-related businesses in the picturesque borough. For all the details, read our feature story from our October issue.

Sara Bozich has SoMa on her mind as she recounts the goings-on around town this weekend. But there’s something fun to do wherever you find yourself in the Harrisburg area. Check out her many ideas here.

Steelton announced that it has sold its water system to a company that also has expressed interest in Harrisburg’s. Read more about this major water player in central PA in our online story.

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