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Washington County’s 911 Communications Center Unaffected by Nationwide AT&T Network Outage

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 22, 2024) – Washington County’s 911 Communications Center reassures the public that it remains fully operational amidst the widespread outages experienced by AT&T’s network across the country on Thursday morning. Reports from the tracking site Downdetector indicated a significant disruption in cellular service and internet connectivity, primarily impacting AT&T

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure Extension on Bottom Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 20, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Bottom Road, between the tannery to the railroad crossing, beginning Wednesday, February 21, 2024, through Friday, February 23, 2024, and Monday, February 26, 2024, through Friday, March 1, 2024. The road closure will be

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Hagerstown Regional Airport Increases Number of Summer Flights

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 16, 2024) – Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) is thrilled to announce additions to its summer flight schedule to Orlando-Sanford and St. Pete-Clearwater now three days a week as well as expanded service through November to Myrtle Beach and service in October and November to St. Pete-Clearwater. These

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Washington County Government Closed for Presidents’ Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 15, 2024) – In observance of Presidents’ Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024. County services will operate as listed below: The Hagerstown Regional Airport administrative offices and the maintenance department will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, and re-open

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Cool Hollow Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 14, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Cool Hollow Road, between National Pike (Rt 40) and 20148 Cool Hollow Road, for tree removal. This closure will be in effect on Thursday, February 15, 2024, between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm. We

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather and WCPS closing for the day, liberal leave has been extended to all day for non-essential personnel. The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am. ________________________________________________________________________ HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 13, 2024) – Washington County Government would like

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure Extension on Bottom Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 8, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the road closure on Bottom Road, between the tannery to the railroad crossing, will be extended an additional week beginning Monday, February 12, 2024 until Friday, February 16, 2024 to allow our Highway crew to clean up as much

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Lehmans Mill Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 7, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Lehmans Mill Rd between Marsh Pike and Millers Church Road. The closure will be in effect between 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on Thursday, February 8, 2024, for culvert repair. Detour routes will be available

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State of the County 2024

 Washington County Government invites you to watch the 2024 State of the County. After watching the video, if you have questions for the County Commissioners, please email [email protected]. For a recap of the 2024 State of the County presentation, please visit https://www.washco-md.net/county-commissioners/state-of-the-county/state-of-the-county-2024/.

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Tickets Now Available for Capes & Tiaras Event

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 5, 2024) – The Washington County Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to attend a new Superhero and Princess Party combination. Bring the entire family for a night of power and royalty. Child tickets are exchanged for an activity bag that contains items to be used

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The Washington County Boards of County Commissioners is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2024 Youth Meritorious Award

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 1, 2024) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners invites the community to participate in recognizing outstanding young individuals through the Youth Meritorious Award. This prestigious award acknowledges exceptional achievements in scholastics, leadership, community service, and other positive contributions. The nomination period is now open, and

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure Extension on Bottom Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 1, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the road closure on Bottom Road, between the tannery to the railroad crossing, will be extended an additional week beginning Monday, February 5th, 2024 until Friday, February 9th, 2024 to allow our Highway crew to clean up as much

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Bottom Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 26, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Bottom Road between the tannery to the railroad crossing, on Monday, January 29, 2024 through Friday, February 2nd, 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Alternative routes will

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridge Closure on Ford Drive/Tollgate Ridge Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 26, 2024) – The Washington County Division of Engineering announces that C. William Hetzer Inc. will be closing the bridge between Ford Drive and Tollgate Ridge Road in Hancock, MD between Monday, January 29, 2024 to Thursday, February 1, 2024, for work on a waterline extension. Detour routes

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 18, 2024) – Due to the impending weather forecast and Washington County Public Schools being closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2024, Washington County Government announces the implementation of liberal leave for all non-essential employees until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual. For those required to travel, exercise

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The Bridge Inspection at the 40 West Landfill Has Been Postponed

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 18, 2024) – The Washington County Government Solid Waste Department informs the public to be aware that the bridge inspection at Forty West Landfill, located at 12630 Earth Care Road, Hagerstown, Maryland, scheduled for Friday, January 19, 2024, has been postponed. An update will be provided when the inspection

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 16, 2024) – Due to the ongoing inclement weather and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay, Washington County Government announces the implementation of liberal leave for all non-essential employees tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2024, until 10:00 a.m. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual. We’ll keep

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 15, 2024) – Due to the ongoing inclement weather, Washington County Government announces the implementation of liberal leave for all non-essential employees tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16, 2024, until 10:00 a.m. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual. For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving

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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!