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Marty Snook Pool Scheduled to Open May 25, 2024

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 23, 2024) – The Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation announces Marty Snook Pool will open to the public starting Saturday, May 25, 2024. The pool will offer a wide range of amenities and exciting activities for visitors of all ages. During the initial opening weekends, the pool

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open for Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 23, 2024) – Summer is fast approaching, and The Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation is thrilled to announce that registration for the 2024 Summer Camps is now open! From exhilarating summer camps to refreshing swims at Marty Snook Pool, there’s an abundance of activities for the whole

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Washington County Government Closed for Memorial Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 23, 2024) – In observance of Memorial Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024. County services will operate as listed below: The Hagerstown Regional Airport administrative offices and the maintenance department will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, and re-open

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Washington County is Seeking Applicants for the Historic District Commission

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 22, 2024) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Historic District Commission (HDC). Applicants should be individuals who possess a demonstrated special interest, specific knowledge or professional or academic training in such fields as architecture, history, architectural history,

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Cove Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 21, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces the closure of Cove Rd, at 11916, beginning Wednesday, May 22, 2024. This closure will be in effect between 8:30 AM until noon. During this time, we urge all residents and commuters to exercise caution when traveling near the

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Washington County Preserves 143-Acre Farm in Smithsburg

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 21, 2024) – The Washington County Division of Planning & Zoning announces, on May 7, 2024, with funding from Washington County and the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF), a 143.65-acre farm was preserved, adding to the more than 40,000 acres of permanently preserved land in the

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2024 John Frye Historical Preservation Awards

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 16, 2024) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners awarded local citizens at the 44th 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,

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Hagerstown Regional Airport Summer/Fall Update

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 15, 2024) – Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) announces a series of significant infrastructure projects aimed at enhancing safety, efficiency, and passenger experience throughout the summer months. Expanded Allegiant Flight Schedule: With flights to Myrtle Beach, Orlando/Sanford, and St. Pete/Clearwater increasing nearly 40% year-over-year compared to 2023, the

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Washington County is Seeking Sponsors for the 2024 Ice Cream Trail

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 14, 2024) – The Washington County Public Relations and Marketing Department and the Department of Business and Economic Development are excited to announce the launch of the 2024 Ice Cream Trail, a delightful journey through our community’s finest ice cream establishments. To make this event a sweet success, we are seeking sponsors

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Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development Unveils “Beyond The Numbers: Our Economic Demographics Story” Publication

HAGERSTOWN, MD (MAY 14, 2024) The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development proudly presents its latest publication, “Beyond The Numbers: Our Economic Demographics Story.” This comprehensive resource, now available on our website, offers the most current demographic insights, illustrating why Washington County, MD stands as an ideal destination for

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Citizens Encouraged to Attend Public Budget Hearing

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 8, 2024) – The Washington County Office of Budget and Finance reminds citizens that a public budget hearing on the FY25 proposed budget will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at the Public Safety Training Center, 18350 Public Safety Pl, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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Washington County Preserves 194-Acre Farm in Clear Spring

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 3, 2024) – The Washington County Division of Planning & Zoning announces, on April 22, 2024, with funding from Washington County and the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF), a 193.61-acre farm was preserved, adding to the more than 40,000 acres of permanently preserved land in the

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Broadfording Road Extended

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 2, 2024) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an extension to the road closure on Broadfording Road at the bridge over the Conococheague Creek. This closure will be extended until Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 4:00 pm to continue the removal of debris on the bridge and

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TRAFFIC ALERT: North Conococheague St (RT 68)

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 1, 2024) – On behalf of the Town of Williamsport, the Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on North Conococheague St (RT 68) between Potomac St (RT 11) and Fenton Ave. This closure will remain in effect between Monday, May 6, 2024 and Friday, May

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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!