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PROJECT RESTORE – Grant Application Opens Today at Noon

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 8, 2021) – The application for Project Restore, led by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is scheduled to open today at noon. MDHCD is administering $25 million to provide financial support to Maryland’s new or expanding businesses to help incentivize commercial investment in vacant retail and

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Walnut Point West

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 8, 2021) – Washington County Highway Department announces Walnut Point West will be closed between Route 40 and Walnut Point Road beginning Monday, September 13, 2021, through Thursday, September 23, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The road will be closed for the replacement of a headwall.  

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Roads Reopen in Washington County, MD

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 3, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following roads are now open that were closed due to flooding from Tropical Depression Ida:   Kemps Mill Road from the Mill to Snug Harbor Licking Creek Road from Keefer Road to the dead end Independence Road from Route 40 to the FOP

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Stay Safe This Labor Day Weekend!

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 3, 2021) – With a near-perfect forecast for this Labor Day weekend, many citizens may choose to spend it outside and on a local waterway. The Washington County Emergency Management reminds citizens that as Tropical Depression Ida passed through the area earlier this week, the Upper Potomac River, Conococheague Creek,

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Updated Road Closures in Washington County, MD

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 2, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following new road closures due to flooded roadways: Kemps Mill Road from the Mill to Snug Harbor Licking Creek Road from Keefer Road to the dead end The following roads remain closed due to flooded roadways: Independence Road from Route 40 to the

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures & Openings in Washington County, MD

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 2, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the following roads are now open that were closed last night:   Ashton Road at Gruber Road High Germany Road Rowe Road between Itnyre Road and Smithsburg/Leitersburg Road Battletown Road Leiters Mill Road   The following roads remain closed due to flooded roadways:   Independence Road

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TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSURES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 1, 2021) –The Washington County Highway Department announces the following road closures due to flooded roadways: Battletown Road Rowe Road between Itnyre Road and Smithsburg/Leitersburg Road Ashton Road at Gruber Road Wishard Road Pectonville Road at Licking Creek Road Cresspond Road Leiters Mill Road High Germany Road The County encourages

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WEATHER ALERT: Significant Rainfall and River Flooding from Ida

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 1, 2021) – Washington County is beginning to see significant rainfall from the remnants of Ida. The Washington County Office of Emergency Management continues to closely monitor the storm as it is now in Washington County. As mentioned yesterday, reports indicate that water levels along the river

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Washington County Government Closed for Labor Day

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 17, 2021) – In observance of Independence Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021. County services will operate as listed below:   The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal and airfield will operate during regularly scheduled business hours. Administrative offices and the maintenance department will be

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WEATHER ALERT: Prepare for Significant Rainfall and Possible Flooding

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 31, 2021) – Washington County Emergency Management is closely monitoring Ida as the storm moves north toward Washington County. As of this morning, initial reports indicate that water levels along the river and creeks in Washington County will reach major flood stage through Saturday, September 4, 2021.    Specific

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MEDIA ALERT: Wings & Wheels Expo

EVENT TITLE: Wings and Wheels Expo   HOST ORGANIZATION: Hagerstown Aviation Museum   DATE: September 11, 2021   TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   VENUE: The Original Fairchild Dome Hangar 14211 Basore Drive, Hagerstown, MD   EVENT INFO:

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PROJECT RESTORE – Grant Opportunities for New and Expanding Businesses

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 24, 2021) – The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is administering $25 million to provide financial support to Maryland’s new or expanding businesses to help incentivize commercial investment in vacant retail and commercial properties.​​   Project Restore will provide two grant opportunities for businesses that plan on

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**UPDATE** TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSURE ON BENEVOLA NEWCOMER ROAD

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 20, 2021) – Washington County Division of Engineering announces road resurfacing on Benevola Newcomer Road at Deb’s Lane is tentatively scheduled to be performed on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, weather permitting. Please see the map below for additional details. The resurfacing will require the closure of the

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Precautionary Boil Advisory for Sharpsburg Water System

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 16, 2021) – The Washington County Department of Water Quality announces a precautionary boil water advisory to customers served water by the Sharpsburg Water System.     Because of a water main break, a boil water advisory is issued. The advisory is for residents in the 329-335 West Main Street and

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2021 Fall Recreation Programs & Events

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 12, 2021) – Washington County Parks and Recreation is offering various programs and events throughout the fall season. To register for classes and events, please visit www.washcorecfit.com.   For additional questions or information, please contact Washington County Public Relations & Marketing at [email protected]   ###

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UPDATE TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Spielman Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 12, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department shares the following road closure on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation – State Highway Administration.   Norfolk Southern Railroad is planning to close MD 63 (Spielman Road) to repair a portion of the tracks. The proposed detour is now scheduled

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Spielman Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department shares the following road closure on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation – State Highway Administration.   Norfolk Southern Railroad is planning to close MD 63 (Spielman Road) to repair a portion of the tracks. The proposed detour will be on

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Marty’s Mythical Woods Ribbon Cutting

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2021) – Washington County Parks and Recreation will be hosting a ribbon-cutting at the new Marty’s Mythical Woods at Marty Snook Park. The event will take place on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 11:45 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to park at Pavilion 2 and take the short

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Attention Employers! 2021 Employment Fair at the Washington County Free Library

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2021) – The Washington County Department of Business Development encourages employers and job seekers to join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Hagerstown Community College, and Western Maryland Consortium at the Washington County Free Library (Fletcher Branch) in downtown Hagerstown on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. for an Employment Fair.   To reserve a

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