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August 2, 2016
On Wednesday, August 3, between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm, contractors will be detouring both Queen Street and King Street at Penn Square as a new overhead traffic signal pole is installed and the old one is removed.      - Motorists heading north on Queen Street will be forced to detour east on King Street        (to Lime-Orange-Queen).      - Motorists heading east on King Street will be forced to detour north on Queen Street        (to Chestnut-Duke-King). Flaggers will be present to help traffic flow and to prevent cross-street issues and intersection blockages. Additionally, we will... read more
July 26, 2016
The famous Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Lancaster! On Thursday, August 4, the Clydesdales Hitch is scheduled to appear at the Clipper Magazine Stadium, 650 North Prince Street at 3 pm. There will be a procession through the City from roughly 3:45 to 5:15 (see route information below). The Hitch will then return to Clipper Magazine Stadium until 6 pm.  Route:  Starting at Clipper Magazine Stadium  South on Prince Street  East on King Street  North on Duke Street  West on Orange Street  North on Queen Street  West on Clay Street  Back to Clipper Magazine Stadium  There will be stops at... read more
July 8, 2016
The on-going violence and loss of life that our Country has witnessed over the recent past, including the massacre of peace officers in Dallas, serves as a chilling reminder that we have a long way to go in achieving ‘a more perfect union’. Violence that stems from stereotypes based on race or profession diminishes our own humanity and is a threat to the unity and peace to which we aspire. All whose lives are ended by violence have parents, spouses, and children who suffer profound and long-lasting grief and loss. We condemn violence and the hatred that begets violence. These are times that... read more
June 23, 2016
Customers in the Park City area may be experiencing brown or discolored water today. The cause is currently unknown, and Water T&D is investigating. If you have questions, call (717) 291-4818 or (717) 291-4816 if it's after hours.
June 21, 2016
A newly relined main on Fordney Road was flushed this morning. This work has been completed, however water may still be discolored. Water should clear in several hours. Fordney Road and Grandview Heights area are affected. If you have any questions, please contact the Water Quality Lab at 291-4818.
June 17, 2016
Below is a list of events taking place around the City this weekend that impact the general public. Please take note of all park and road closures and plan accordingly. SIP Wine in the Park Saturday, June 18 3 - 6 pm Musser Park Ticketed, 21+ event - majority of Musser Park closed to the public from 11 am to 8 pm. The playground is NOT closed. Lancaster Pride Sunday, June 19 12 - 6 pm Binns Park, Lancaster Square & 100 block of North Queen Street 100 block of North Queen Street closed from 8 am to 8 pm. Race Avenue Criterium (bicycling event) Sunday, June 19 8 am - 6 pm Route begins at... read more
May 25, 2016
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. As of Friday May 27, 2016 at 7:30 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at: 110, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155 Nassau Road and 1100 Jamaica Road. Your water is safe to drink and we have lifted the boil water advisory. We are... read more
May 9, 2016
The City of Lancaster is developing a plan to guide the future of public art in our community. The plan will be created with research and community participation. Everyone is invited to attend a conversation about public art. Learn about a wide variety of art projects that engage people and offer different types of experiences. Share your feedback about the types of public art you would like to see in Lancaster.  Each of the Community Conversations will take place in different parts of the city and at various times of day. People are encouraged to pick the event that best suits their life... read more
May 6, 2016
WE ARE BUILDING A PLAYGROUND! In October, in ONE day, volunteers will build a great new place for kids to play. The playground will be at Holly Pointe Park, at the corner of Red Maple Rd. and Holly Ln. But, before we can build the playground, we must design it. So, come out to the Design Huddle on Tuesday, May 24th. Click here for more information. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance at the Design Huddle to erinlong@lancaster.k12.pa.us
April 8, 2016
The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) is partnering with municipalities, community organizations and Penn State Master Gardeners of Lancaster County to conduct home compost workshops where residents will learn how to recycle organic waste from their kitchens and gardens instead of putting it in the trash. Composting is an excellent way to recycle vegetable scraps, grass clippings, leaves, and other organic materials and turn them into a useful and valuable soil amendment. Workshop attendees will also learn how to build effective, yet inexpensive home compost bins to... read more

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