Public meeting scheduled for Downtown Streetscape Master Plan project

The City will host a public meeting regarding implementation of the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan. This meeting will serve to collect public comment on the entire project, but specifically on Phase 2.The Downtown Streetscape Master Plan includes multiple phases on State Street from Second to 12th Streets and includes curbs, ADA ramps, sidewalks, decorative …

Erie Fire Department announces temporary burn ban for City

Due to unusually dry weather conditions, Erie Fire Department officials announced today that a burn ban is in effect until further notice. Any outdoor burning, including recreational fires, is included in the ban. It does not include enclosed outdoor grills.

Over the last week, Erie fire crews have responded to 24 calls for brush fires …

Neighborhood group to hold meeting on Buffalo Road Neighborhood Plan

The Eastside Grassroots Coalition will hold a neighborhood meeting on Thursday to discuss plans for the Buffalo Road neighborhood. View a draft of the plan here.

The group has worked closely with staff in the City’s Department of Planning and Neighborhood Resources to draft a Neighborhood Plan for the area between East 12th Street and …

City of Erie releases 2023 summer recreation guide

The City of Erie’s summer recreation guide is now available at City Hall, Erie School District schools, community centers, and online at All programs listed in the guide are free to the City of Erie residents and focus on grades K-12, though ages vary for each program.

“Summer is here, and there is …

City parking rules change on Saturday, April 1

Reminder that inner City parking rules change tomorrow, April 1, 2023. The winter odd/even date restrictions end, and designated no-parking days are now in effect through Oct. 31. Daily parking restrictions are posted on street signs in affected areas.

A no parking sign is shown, on March 25, 2023, in the 200 block of West …

Deadline nears for Erie business incubation program

Want to start or grow a business in Erie?

In collaboration with the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network, Paramount Pursuits offers Thrive in Erie, a 12-month Business Incubation Program that is essential for entrepreneurs looking to start a business or for existing businesses looking to grow.

Paramount Pursuits in Erie, which is partially supported by …

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