Shippensburg Borough, Shippensburg, PA


The Borough of Shippensburg is located in the scenic Cumberland Valley of central Pennsylvania, right on the line between Franklin and Cumberland counties.

The Dykeman Spring Nature Trail is a 56 acre park is preserved open space and the 21 acre Dykeman property is listed on the National Register of Historic places.   Please click on the links below for a map and information!

Dykeman Trail Map Information    Dykeman Trail Information

 

Shippensburg is a rural community located a short driving distance from many metropolitan areas including Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

Our quality of life was recognized when Shippensburg was ranked 27th in the second edition of Norman Crampton’€™s book The 100 Best Small Towns in America

Please note that the container being passed out to residents are only for RECYCLING ONLY!!

Shippensburg Police Department New Press Release

Shippensburg PD Press Release Digital Crime Fighting Tool

We were informed that there are people in the around saying they are from the “Water Department” and they need in to check the clarity of the water.  This will NOT happen unless you are contacted either by telephone or mail and have an appointment already set up.   The “Water Department”  will identify themselves with a Shippensburg Borough Badge and be in a “Borough of Shippensburg” truck with the logo on the side of the truck.  If you have any concerns, please call the office at 717-532-2147 and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have.  

 

Annual Water Report for 2013

Annual-Water-Report

 

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    • BOROUGH COUNCIL TOWN HALL MEETING – Spring of 2015

      The next Town Hall meeting will be in the Spring of 2015.

    • IMPROVEMENTS TO OUR RECYCLING PROGRAM

      Please check the website for important updates on our progress!

    • WATER/SEWER LINE INSURANCE

      Here are some companies that offer the water/sewer line insurance.   HomeServe USA,  Bill Eller telephone number 917-584-6586.  Email address beller@prwa.com      American Water Resources — telephone 855-705-8438.    Service Line Warrenties 866-922-9006.   Website is service@slwofa.com

      http://www.slwofa.com/index.html

    • Parade Schedule for November, 2014

      The Dicken’s Day Parade to welcome Santa will be Friday, November 21 @ 7:00 p.m. ——- Dicken’s Day Parade is scheduled for November 21 @ 7:00 p.m.

    • TRASH COLLECTION FOR NOVEMBER HOLIDAY

      Thanksgiving Day Holiday- Monday and Tuesday, November 24 & 25, 2014 route will not change.  Thursday route on November 27 will be collected on Wednesday November 26,  Friday November 28 will NOT change.  Monday, December 1 route will be collected on Tuesday, December 2.  Tuesday, December 2 will be  collected on Wednesday, December 3.

    • LEAF COLLECTION WILL BEGIN IN NOVEMBER

      Clean up week will start in November and follow your normal street cleaning schedule.
      Stay tuned for updates from the Borough of Shippensburg Borough


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     STREET SWEEPING IS ENFORCED 365 DAYS A YEAR, THIS IS FOR EITHER THE SWEEPER OR THE SNOW PLOW TO CLEAN THE STREETS ON THE DESIGNATED DAY.  THIS WILL BE ENFORCED.  THANK YOU!

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    NEWS AND UPDATES

                           PLEASE CHECK THE EVENTS PAGE FOR UPDATES FOR                 Below is the link for 2014 Meeting Time/Dates

    2014 Meeting Times and Dates

    Borough Council meeting for December 2 @ 7:00 p.m.  will the the Borough Office Building

    Borough Authority meeting will be December 9, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.

    Thank you for visiting the Shippensburg Borough Website.  Please note that you can pay your bill on line or print off many forms from the website. 

    Residents are reminded that leaves, grass, sticks and other lawn refuse is not permitted to be blown into or placed in the street, except during fall leaf collection and then leaves only may be placed at the curb no earlier than one week prior to scheduled collection. This is to prevent storm drains from being blocked.

     

    Shippensburg Borough

    111 N. Fayette Street,

    P.O. Box 129

    Shippensburg, PA 17257

    717-532-2147

    Office Hours: 8:30am -€“ 4:30pm

     



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