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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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Fall 2021 Recreation Program Guide

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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EXTENDED FLIGHTS-AGAIN! Additional Flights to St. Pete/Clearwater, Florida

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2021) – Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) announces Allegiant Air has extended the dates of flights offered from HGR to St. Pete-Clearwater, FL from November 18, 2021 – May 15, 2022. Flights are available for booking at allegiantair.com.   Flights to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) from HGR run through September

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2021-2022 Washington County Farm of the Year Accepting Nominations

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 11, 2021) – The Washington County Department of Business Development invites the public to nominate for the 2021-2022 Washington County Farm of the Year are being accepted.   Designed to recognize and honor the rich agricultural heritage embedded in Washington County, the Farm of the Year Award application is open to all

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Washington County Government Launches Capital Campaign for Public Safety Training Center

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 10, 2021) – Washington County Government, Washington County Division of Emergency Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and the Washington County Fire and Rescue Association announced the launch of a capital campaign at a press conference. Representatives from each agency spoke regarding the positive impact the new Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) will have

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Washington County COVID-19 Dashboard

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 10, 2021) – In an effort to provide the citizens of Washington County, MD the ability to make informed decisions related to COVID-19, the COVID-19 dashboard has been reinstated at www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info. Statistics will be updated on a daily basis. Please continue to do your part in fighting COVID-19

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