City of Havre de Grace to celebrate Economic Development Week

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HAVRE DE GRACE – The Havre de Grace Office of Economic Development and Havre de Grace Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA), will celebrate the sixth annual Economic Development Week in Maryland, Mon., September 19 through Fri., September 23, 2016. The weeklong celebration will emphasize the importance of economic development and showcase the efforts and initiatives improving business retention, job growth and quality of life for Maryland residents.
As part of the celebrations the Havre de Grace Office of Economic Development (HDGOED) and Chamber of Commerce (HDGCC), will host a Business Appreciation Happy … Read More

City Administration’s Response to the W&S Commission’s Recommendations

City Administration’s Response to the W&S Commission’s Recommendations as Outlined in the State of the
Water / Sewer System FY15

August 1, 2016
On February 1, 2016, the HdG Water/Sewer Commission presented their Annual Report on the State of the Fund with Executive summaries and Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17) as per City Codes Chapter 25 Article XI, Section 25-69B. This report is filed to address those recommendations and are presented in the order in which the recommendations were outlined. The responses are a result of and echo the cohesive and integral efforts of the several departments within our organization, most … Read More


The Mayor and City Council of Havre de Grace will hold a Public Hearing in the City Council Chambers, 711 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD on
August 15, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the Hearing will be to receive public comment on a draft concept plan for one of the recently annexed properties per Annexation. (Ianniello, Green, and Patrone)
The single concept plan for the annexed properties is subject to approval by City Council. A copy of the draft concept plan for the Ianniello property is available for review at City Hall.

Havre de Grace donating concert proceeds – Harford Deputy Sheriff’s Benevolent Fund


August 1, 2016
Patrick Sypolt
Director of Administration for the City of Havre de Grace
Havre de Grace donating concert proceeds
August 11 concert will benefit Harford Deputy Sheriff’s Benevolent Fund
Havre de Grace, MD (August 1, 2016) – HAVRE DE GRACE – The City of Havre de Grace has been successfully promoting and hosting a series of new concerts at the waterfront Hutchins Park at the foot of Congress Avenue all summer long. But the concert Thursday, August 11, featuring KISS tribute band Cold Gin, promises to be even more special to concert goers.
The Mayor and City Council, working with … Read More

Comcast Franchise Agreement

The franchise agreement with Comcast is necessary so that Comcast can operate business in City right of ways for certain fees and considerations.
The City receives numerous request from the Public concerning Comcast as well as other internet and cable television providers.
This franchise agreement does not preclude any other provider from doing business in the City.
The question most often asked is, “Why City residents do not have access to high speed internet products like FIOS?”
After speaking with Verizon, the supplier of the FIOS service, it has been discovered that bringing FIOS to the City is simply not in their immediate business … Read More

Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the recent events in Orlando, Florida

“Tonight the City of Havre de Grace mourns the loss of American lives to a senseless act of terror. We stand in solidarity with our nation, as we resolve to abolish hate, to stand firm against terror, and to embrace freedom and liberty without fear. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the recent events in Orlando, Florida.”  – Mayor William T. Martin

Havre de Grace Water Plant Open For Tours

Mayor Bill Martin has directed that the Water Treatment Plant be open for public tours this Saturday 10:00 AM 2:00 PM for the purpose of educating the public on the process of making clean drinking water from the Susquehanna River, as well as answer any questions citizens may have regarding the upcoming ballot referendum, Question A.
The City will be conducting tours of the Water Treatment Plant located at 415 Saint John Street.
The tours will take place on April 30, 2016 beginning at 10:00 AM and lasting until 2:00 PM.
The City has received a number of requests from Citizens about the … Read More

NorKris Services, LLC, Grand Opening held April 23

April 26, 2016
Press Release
Questions/Comments – NorKris Services LLC 443-526-6133
NorKris Services, LLC, Grand Opening held April 23
HAVRE DE GRACE – NorKris Services, LLC, held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Havre de Grace Office of Economic Development on Saturday, April 23, at their new office at 400 Lewis St., Havre de Grace. Director Audrey Forka, CRNP, was joined by Havre de Grace’s Mayor William T. “Bill” Martin in cutting the blue ribbon to the new medial office next door to UM UCH Harford Memorial Hospital.
“We are happy to welcome you to Havre de Grace and wish you every … Read More

Celebrate Earth Day 2016 at the Maritime Museum

Enjoy a host of activities throughout the day for all ages as the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., celebrates Earth Day 2016 on Saturday, April 30, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. There will be a monarch butterfly story and craft time for kids, composting lectures and demonstrations a concert by New England chanteyman Geoff Kauffman, and a bat box building workshop, too! This event is offered free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated. For details visit, email or call 410-939-4800.

Go Paper LESS with Simple Living discussion group

The Simple Living Discussion group will meet at Bahoukas GreenJoy, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, Thursday, April 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., to discuss the topic Paper Less. The more we seek to let go of paper and go digital, the more it seems to pile up! Learn how to simplify your paper handling process, reduce the inflow of mail and set up systems to handle what remains. You’ve read the books, blog posts, websites, you know what you need to do, but putting those skills into action and being consistent can get trick. You could use the … Read More