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Marty Snook Pool Scheduled to Open to the Public

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 26, 2020) – Washington County Parks and Recreation announces Marty Snook Pool will be opening on Saturday, May 28, 2022, for the 2022 summer swim season. The pool will be open on weekends only from noon until 6:00 p.m. Starting June 8, 2022, Marty Snook Pool will be open seven (7) days

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Washington County Government Closed for Memorial Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 26, 2022) – In observance of Memorial Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022. 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 closed. Allegiant air

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2022 John Frye Historical Preservation Awards

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 18, 2022) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners awarded local citizens at the 42nd Annual John Frye Historic Preservation Awards ceremony and luncheon. The recipients were awarded for their dedication and commitment to preserving and protecting the history of Washington County through historic rehabilitation, restoration, infill, letters,

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Eagle Nest Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 18, 2022) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Eagle Nest Road between Route 64 and Bradbury Avenue. The road will be closed on Thursday, May 19, 2022. The road will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   The County encourages all drivers to exercise caution

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Heather Drive

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 13, 2022) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Heather Drive between Route 63 and Ayrshire Court. The road will be closed starting Monday, May 16, 2022, for culvert, pipe, and utility replacement. We anticipate a thirty(30) day road closure. The residents who live on Heather Drive between

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CORRECTION: Citizens Encouraged to Attend Public Budget Hearing

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 13, 2022) – The Washington County Office of Budget and Finance reminds citizens that the public hearing on the proposed FY23 Budget and Proposed Property Tax Rate for FY23 will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the Atlee Kepler Theater, Hagerstown Community College,11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, Maryland.

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Citizens Encouraged to Attend Public Budget Hearing

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 13, 2022) – The Washington County Office of Budget and Finance reminds citizens that a public budget hearing on the proposed real property tax rate increase will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the Atlee Kepler Theater, Hagerstown Community College,11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, Maryland. The public budget hearing video

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Hagerstown Regional Airport Celebrates 10 Years with Allegiant Air

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 12, 2022) – Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) is pleased to be celebrating 10 years of partnership with Allegiant Air. In May 2012, Allegiant and HGR signed an agreement to offer flights out of HGR. On May 25, 2012, the first official Allegiant flight arrived at HGR from Orlando/Sanford International

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Monroe Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 10, 2022) – Washington County Highway Department announces Monroe Road from Wheeler Road to Cattle Run Lane will be closed on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The road will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Chestnut Grove Park Closed This Weekend

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 6, 2022) – The Washington County Parks and Recreation Department announces the closure of Chestnut Grove Park this weekend, Saturday, May 7, 2022, and Sunday, May 8, 2022. The park will remain closed for the weekend due to weather conditions and the park being under construction   For additional

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CANCELED! 2022 Family Bonfire Night

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 6, 2022) – Due to inclement weather, the Washington County Parks and Recreation Department announces the cancelation of tonight’s family bonfire event. We are exploring options to reschedule the event soon.     For additional information, please contact the Public Relations and Marketing Department at [email protected]

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Seeking Applicants for Washington County Veterans Advisory Committee

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 5, 2022) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Veterans Advisory Committee.   Applicants shall be registered voters and residents of Washington County. Additionally, members shall meet one of the following requirements: Separated from a US Military Service

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Washington County Parks Open

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 2, 2022) – The Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation announces all county-owned parks will officially open on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Parks are open daily from 9:00 a.m. until sunset.   County-owned parks include: Camp Harding Park Chestnut Grove Park Clear Spring Park Devil’s Backbone Park Doub’s Wood Park

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Southern Boulevard

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 25, 2022) – Washington County Highway Department announces Southern Boulevard from the Frederick Street roundabout to the Oak Ridge Drive roundabout will be closed on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The road will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for shoulder repairs.

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Washington County Road Closed

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Federal Lookout Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 22, 2022) – Washington County Highway Department announces Federal Lookout Road between Wolfsville Road and Pioneer Drive will be closed on Monday, April 25, 2022. The road will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for pipe replacement.   For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations

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We are currently seeking applicants interested in serving on the Historic District Commission. Contact our County Cleark or apply online.

Seeking Applicants for Historic District Commission of Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 20, 2022) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Historic District Commission.   Applicants shall be competent individuals who are familiar with the sites and districts which have historical, architectural, archeological, and cultural merit. Applicants should be passionate about the

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Road Closure on Royer Road Wednesday, April 20, 2022. The road will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for pipe replacement.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Royer Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 19, 2022) – Washington County Highway Department announces Royer Road between MD Route 550 and MacAfee Hill Road will be closed on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. The road will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for pipe replacement.

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Recycling Operations to Return in Full on Monday 4/18/22

Landfill Update: Recycling to Resume on April 18th

The Washington County Government Solid Waste Department announces the collection of recyclables will resume on Monday, April 18, 2022. As a reminder, plastic bags, plastic wrap of any kind, and styrofoam are not accepted in recycling.   The County would like to thank its permit holders for their understanding during

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