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Washington County Government Closed for Juneteenth

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 17, 2024) – In observance of Juneteenth, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. County services will operate as listed below: The Hagerstown Regional Airport administrative offices and the maintenance department will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, and re-open on

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Marty Snook Pool Reopening Today, June 14, 2024, at 1:00 PM

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 14, 2024) – The Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation announces that the Marty Snook Pool will be reopening today, June 14, 2024, at 1:00 PM. We appreciate the community’s patience while our staff worked on essential repairs to the pool floor. For additional questions or concerns, please

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Washington County Upgrades P25 Public Safety Radio System and Portable Radios in Partnership with Motorola Solutions

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 12, 2024) – The Washington County Board of Commissioners and Washington County Wireless Communications are proud to announce the successful upgrade of its public safety radio system to Project 25 (P25) Phase 2 technology, a state-of-the-art digital radio system that enhances communication and coordination for first responders. The

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Closure on Lehmans Mill Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 12, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the closure of Lehmans Mill Road between Millers Church Road and Rt 60. This closure will remain in effect Thursday, June 13, 2024, between 7:00 am and 12:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause

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Treasurer’s Office Announces Delayed Opening on July 2, 2024

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 12, 2024) – The Washington County Treasurer’s Office will open to the public at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, due to essential staff training. This delayed opening is necessary to ensure comprehensive training for all full-time employees as well as the summer interns. We apologize

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Marty Snook Pool Temporarily Closed for Repairs Beginning 6/12/24

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 11, 2024) – The Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation announces that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Marty Snook Pool will be temporarily closed starting tomorrow, Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Our dedicated staff will be working diligently on repairs and are aiming for a 48-72 hour turnaround. We

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Closure on Mooresville Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 5, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the closure of Mooresville Road. This closure will remain in effect between Monday, June 10, 2024, and Thursday, June 20, 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause and appreciate your patience and understanding as we work

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Closure on Dogstreet Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 4, 2024) – The Washington County Division of Engineering announces Dogstreet Road will be closed to traffic from the intersection of Nicodemus Mill Road to the intersection of Michaels Court effective Monday, June 10, 2024, at 6:30 am, to complete the work for the culvert replacement project. Completion

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Washington County Launches the 2024 Ice Cream Trail

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 4, 2024) – Washington County Government is delighted to announce the launch of the 2024 Washington County Ice Cream Trail! This exciting summer adventure kicks off today, June 4, 2024, and runs until the last day of summer, September 21, 2024, offering residents and visitors a delicious

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Watery Lane

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 4, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the closure of Watery Lane today, Tuesday, June 4, 2024, between Misty Meadow Rd and Rinehart Rd. This closure will be in effect between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause and

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Board of County Commissioners Appoint New Director of Transit

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 3, 2024) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is excited to announce the appointment of Anthony Napoli as the new Transit Director. With a rich background in public transit and a decade of experience spanning various roles, Anthony brings a wealth of knowledge and a

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Hagerstown Regional Airport Increases Number of Summer Flights

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 31, 2024) – Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) is excited to announce significant enhancements to its summer and fall/winter 2024-2025 flight schedule. Travelers can now enjoy increased flights to Orlando-Sanford and St. Pete-Clearwater, which will be available no less than four days a week through February 10, 2025,

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Pearre Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 31, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the closure of Pearre Rd. This closure will be in effect between Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at 8:00 am, through Wednesday, June 26, 2024. The closure will be at the bridge over the Sideling Hill Creek. Detour signs will

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Washington County Office of Emergency Management Shares Important Release from Maryland Department of Emergency Management

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 30, 2024) – As the summer travel season approaches, the Washington County Office of Emergency Management shares the following release from the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM): For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380 or [email protected]. ###

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Washington County Department of Planning and Zoning Announces Cancellation of June 3rd Planning Commission Meeting

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 30, 2024) – The Washington County Department of Planning and Zoning announces that the Planning Commission meeting scheduled for June 3, 2024, has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate the understanding and flexibility of all participants and community members. The next Planning Commission meeting

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
 
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!