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Chocolate Avenue and W. Caracas Avenue Pedestrian Access Improvements Project
Current News Feb 10, 2021 HRG, the Township’s Engineer, provided an overview of the Pedestrian Access Improvements Project located along Chocolate Ave. between Valley Rd. and Linden Rd., and at the intersections of W. Caracas Ave. / Valley Rd., W. Caracas Ave. / Ridge Rd.,… Read more
Budget Hearing
Current News Nov 13, 2020

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors recognizes the importance of Gov. Wolf’s Stay-At-Home order during the Covid-19 Pandemic and also acknowledges the need for continuity of government.  For this reason we will be holding the Budget Hearing virtually using a …

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Derry Township Police Dispatch Transfers to County on November 9th
Current News Nov 06, 2020 Derry Township will transfer radio and Computer Aided Dispatching from the current police dispatch center at the Derry Township Police Department (DTPD) to Dauphin County Department of Public Safety (DCDPS) on Monday, November 9, 2020.   In this new arrangement, all… Read more
Township Schedules Shred-It Event for October 16
Current News Oct 09, 2020

Derry Township invites its residents to bring personal documents that need to be shredded to its next Shred-It event, Friday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Hershey Volunteer Fire Department.

Only sensitive documents …

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Resident Notice
Current News Oct 02, 2020

The Township of Derry would like to notify you that we have granted permission to the contractor working on the Community Center project located at 605 Cocoa Avenue to begin work at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.  This …

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Stop This Invader!
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The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect from Asia currently found in southeastern Pennsylvania, and sightings have been reported in some neighboring states. 

REPORT spotted lanternfly sightings at

DESTROY all life stages that you find. Check your car and …

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Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey
Current News Sep 23, 2020

Dauphin County is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The HMP will analyze the hazards faced by the County and Derry Township, its residents, and businesses, and will identify a strategy for minimizing the vulnerability to these hazards. You can …

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Polling Places Change
Current News Sep 22, 2020

Effective for the November 3rd General Election, the Dauphin County Board of Elections has changed the voting locations for Precincts 1, 3, 10 and 12. The new locations for these Precincts are as follows.

1st Precinct:   Lower Dauphin Field House …

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Memorial Day Remembrance
Current News May 25, 2020

The Township of Derry would like to honor our Hometown Heroes, and all the service men and women who have protected our freedom. Today, we think about those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and encourage you to take a few …

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Summer Day Camp Statement
Current News May 19, 2020

After careful consideration, the Township of Derry has decided to cancel the Summer Day Camp program for 2020. This decision has been based on the review of all issued health guidelines under both the Red and Yellow Phases, and guidance …

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Reopening Yard Waste Drop-off Center
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On Friday, May 22, 2020, Derry Township will open the Yard Waste Drop-off Center to residents. Please be advised that residents are required to wear masks at all times or entry will be denied. Access will be limited to a …

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Temporary Polling Location Change
Current News May 14, 2020 The Dauphin County Board of Elections has temporarily changed the voting locations for Precincts 1, 3 and 12. The temporary location for these Precincts is the Hershey Primary Elementary, 450 Homestead Road, Hershey, PA 17033.   On June 2nd, for the… Read more
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International  Ride of Silence Wednesday May 20, 2020
Current News Sponsor: Bicycle South Central Pennsylvania (BSCPA)   The International Ride of Silence is held Worldwide on May 27 to recognize all the cyclists who have been injured or killed on roadways. This year, in place of a group ride, BSCPA is… Read more
Pennsylvania American Water Begins $540,000 Water Line Upgrade in Derry Township
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Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to replace aging cement water main dating back to the 1980s and install a new section of water main in Derry Township. The cost of the project is approximately $540,000 and …

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COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
Current News May 08, 2020

Derry Township has compiled a list of resources that may be useful for local businesses as they navigate recovery efforts in response to COVID-19. Visit our COVID-19 Business Resources page, which can be found under the “Business” tab on …

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Waste Management Announcement
Current News May 06, 2020

Effective Monday, May 11, 2020, Waste Management will resume a limited bulk item collection.  

Each resident can place one bulk item at the curb on their regularly scheduled collection day during the month of May (from May 11- May 29).…

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Derry Township Legal Notice
Current News May 05, 2020

Notice is hereby given that in order to insure the public safety during the COVID-19 crisis, the May 12, 2020 and May 26, 2020 meetings of the Derry Township Board of Supervisors will be held at 7:00 PM by audio …

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Important Customer Notice
Current News May 01, 2020

Derry Township is committed to the health and safety of all employees, customers, and the community we serve. As the situation with COVID-19 (Coronvirus) continues to evolve, we are requesting all customers to observe the following Social Distancing requirements.

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CommunityAid Donation Centers OPEN! Retail Stores Remain Closed.
Current News Apr 28, 2020

“No-Contact” Donation Drop-off is available Mon-Sat, 10a-6p at CommunityAid locations in Mechanicsburg, Hanover, Selinsgrove, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and York. Please place donations in the carts at our doors ONLY during these hours. Items will be moved inside and quarantined, following CDC …

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Zoning Hearing Board Vacancy
Current News Apr 16, 2020

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Derry, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, that résumés and cover letters will be accepted for a position on the Zoning Hearing Board.

Residents of Derry Township who are interested …

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