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Dauphin County approves budget for 2019 without a property tax increase for 14th straight year

The Dauphin County Commissioners on Wednesday approved a $247 million budget for 2019 that holds the line on property taxes for an unprecedented 14 years straight and puts the county on track to be …

Borough finance director gets $15,000 raise; Zartman had been offered job by private company

Middletown Borough Council approved a nearly $15,000 pay increase for the town’s director of finance and administration during council’s Dec. 4 meeting. The pay increase was prompted …
Lower Swatara Township

Here are some suggestions on ways to give back during the holidays; share yours with us

One late November morning, volunteers with Wesley United Methodist Church’s Threads of Hope loaded hangers filled with men’s suit coats and boxes filled with women’s dress shoes …

Accident investigation leads to multiple charges: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Wyatt Pierce, 19, of the 100 block of Locust Grove Road, Londonderry Township, has been charged after an investigation of a crash Nov. 22. Records filed with Dauphin County District Court note …
Cops & Courts

Former Police Chief Mouchette has Feb. 4 court date on sex assault charges

Middletown’s former police chief skipped his arraignment Friday and is now scheduled to appear in plea court Feb. 4 to face sexual assault charges. George Mouchette, 48, who lives in Derry …

Get anti-overdose drug naloxone for free on Thursday

Naloxone, a medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, will be provided for free at the Dauphin County State Health Center, 30 Kline Plaza in Harrisburg, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on …
Education

Lower Dauphin High School announces first-quarter honor roll

Lower Dauphin High School recently announced its distinguished honor roll and honor roll for the first period. Distinguished Honor Roll requires all “A’s” or perfect marks. For the …

Middletown Area School Board keeps same leadership

Middletown Area School Board is keeping its same leadership for 2019, following the board’s annual reorganization Dec. 4 Linda Mehaffie was re-elected board president for 2019. Mike Corradi …