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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Boonsboro Mountain Road

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Danielle Weaver, Director Phone: 240-313-2380 Email: [email protected] HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 31, 2023) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Boonsboro Mountain Road. The road will be temporarily closed between Mountain Laurel Road and Keadle Road on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 8:00 a.m.

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Veteran Advisory Committee Seeking Applicants

CONTACT: Dawn L. Marcus, County Clerk Phone: 240-313-2204 Email: [email protected] HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 31, 2023) – 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

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Washington County Government Closed for Labor Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 30, 2023) – In observance of Labor Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2023. 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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Everybody’s Day at Pen Mar Park!

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 25, 2022) – Join the Parks and Recreation Department for our End of Summer event at Pen Mar Park. This free event, like the title says, is for EVERYBODY! There will be dancing, a NEW MAGIC SHOW at 2:30 PM, children’s games, moon bounce, Jitterbug and Waltz contests, and

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911 Phone System Issues Have Been Resolved

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 22, 2023) – The Washington County Emergency Communications Center (911) is pleased to announce the successful resolution of the recent phone issue. Citizens can resume utilizing the 911 emergency line as usual. We sincerely appreciate the patience and understanding exhibited by our community during the resolution process. For

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Volunteers Needed for Airport Emergency Disaster Drill on Saturday, October 7, 2023 and is seeking volunteers to help during the drill

Volunteers Needed for Airport Emergency Disaster Drill

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 22, 2023) – Hagerstown Regional Airport is calling for volunteers to participate in a full-scale simulated aircraft emergency disaster exercise on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This exercise aims to evaluate and enhance the emergency response capabilities of HGR’s emergency agencies. Volunteers

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911 Phone System Issue

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 22, 2023) – The Washington County Emergency Communications Center (911) is currently experiencing an issue receiving calls. Citizens unable to get through to 911 can call 301-791-1211 to reach our 911 operators. We apologize for the inconvenience and will provide an update when this issue has been

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Upcoming Changes to Allegiant’s Digital System

Starting today, August 22nd, 2023, Allegiant will be updating their system for more productive and ease of performance check in and boarding process.  Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) will be accessing the new system for the first time during their flights on Friday, August 25th, 2023 for checking in passengers, checking

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Washington County Agricultural Innovation and Equipment Grant Closing Today

Hagerstown, MD (August 21, 2023) – The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development announces applications for the Agricultural Innovation and Equipment Grant in Washington County, MD, will close today, August 21, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. EST. The Washington County, Maryland Agricultural Innovation and Equipment Grant was approved and

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Bottom Road Extended

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 18, 2023) – The Washington County Division of Engineering announces the Bottom Road closure to through traffic from MD 68 at the tannery to the Martin Marietta quarry has been extended through Tuesday, August 22, for the completion of traffic barrier work in the area. The closure will be

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2023 Fall Recreation Programs & Events

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 18, 2023) – 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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TRAFFIC ALERT: Howell Road Closure Cancelled

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 17, 2023) – On behalf of W.D. Wright Contracting Inc., the Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming closure on Howell Road has been cancelled. An update will be provided when the closure is rescheduled. For further information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at

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Halfway Blvd Extension Project

Washington County is planning to extend Halfway Boulevard to the west from its current terminus at New Gate Boulevard to the Greencastle Pike (MD 63) across from Business Parkway. Construction for the roadway improvements is scheduled to begin in early 2024. This project will enhance the roadway network and provide

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2023-2024 Washington County Farm of the Year Accepting Nominations

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 14, 2023) – The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development is delighted to announce that nominations for the prestigious 2023-2024 Washington County Farm of the Year are now being accepted. Designed to recognize and honor the rich agricultural heritage embedded in Washington County, the Farm of the Year

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Bottom Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2023) – The Washington County Division of Engineering announces an upcoming road closure on Bottom Road, spanning from Route 68 at the tannery to the railroad tracks at the Martin Marietta quarry. This temporary closure is scheduled to take place from Monday, August 14, 2023, to Friday, August

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Howell Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2023) – On behalf of W.D. Wright Contracting Inc., the Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Howell Road. This closure is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, starting at 7:00 a.m. The closure will specifically affect the through passage of local traffic

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