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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Burnside Bridge Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 10, 2023) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Burnside Bridge Road. The closure will be in effect from house numbers 19306 to 19322 on Burnside Bridge Road, which is situated between Mills Road and Porterstown Road. This closure is scheduled for Tuesday,

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Washington County Invites Public Participation in Comprehensive Plan 2040

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD (August 9, 2023) – The Washington County Planning Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Planning & Zoning, is excited to announce a series of Public Information Meetings to discuss and gather input on the newly released Comprehensive Plan 2040. These meetings will provide an opportunity for citizens to actively

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Upcoming Changes to Hours at Marty Snook Pool

The Washington County Parks and Recreation Department announces the closure of Marty Snook Pool after August 20, 2023. The pool will reopen on the following dates between 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm: August 26 August 27 September 2 September 3 September 4 (Last day of the 2023 Season) For additional information, please contact the

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YOU'RE INVITED! 2023 Remembrance in the Park

REMINDER: 2023 Remembrance in the Park

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 9, 2023) – The Washington County Office of Emergency Management invites you to attend the annual “Remembrance In The Park” memorial ceremony in the Washington County Emergency Services Tribute Gardens at Hagerstown City Park. The memorial ceremony will serve as a powerful reminder of the courage, sacrifice, and resilience displayed by

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Gaming Commission Awards Over $2.5 Million in Allocations

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 8, 2023) – The Washington County Gaming Commission announced its gaming fund distribution to the Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, as well as 56 local charitable organizations. The Gaming Fund total of $2,543,030.34 for fiscal year 2023, which ended June 30, represents a decrease of $47,982.59 when

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Washington County PSTC to Host Blood Drive

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 3, 2023) – The Washington County Public Safety Training Center, in collaboration with the American Red Cross, invites potential donors to participate in an upcoming blood drive. The Blood Drive will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Washington County Public

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The Great Pumpkin of Washington County, MD Challenge Extended

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 2, 2023) – The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announces the 2023 Great Pumpkin of Washington County, MD Challenge has been extended. You now have until Monday, August 25, 2023, to register your pumpkin. We invite you to register now and participate in this thrilling venture. Stay connected

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Broadfording Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 1, 2023) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Broadfording Road. The bridge on Broadfording Road over Conocheague Creek will be closed between August 14-18 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily to remove debris from under the bridge. We apologize for any

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Boonsboro Mountain Road

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 Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for tree removal. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

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Washington County Agricultural Innovation and Equipment Grant Opening Today

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 31, 2023) – The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development is pleased to announce the launch of the Washington County, Maryland Agricultural Innovation and Equipment Grant. This grant program, exclusively designed for agricultural businesses, farms, and farm owners in Washington County, Maryland, aims to support

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Global Entry Enrollment Event

Join us for a private enrollment event! This is a great opportunity for you, your colleagues and family members to register for Global Entry and TSA Pre-check without the hassle of traveling to BWI for the interview process. Simply apply online before the event, schedule your interview, and participate in

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The Great Pumpkin of Washington County, MD Challenge

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 27, 2023) – The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED)announces the 2023 Great Pumpkin of Washington County, MD Challenge. This captivating event invites the remarkable citizens of Washington County, MD to showcase their expertise in cultivating phenomenal pumpkins and proudly exhibit their skills to

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Poffenberger Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 27, 2023) – The Washington County Highway Department announces an upcoming road closure on Poffenberger Road. The road will be temporarily closed at the one-lane bridge on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., weather permitting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and

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The Great Pumpkin of Washington County, MD Challenge

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 21, 2023) – The Washington County Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED)announces the 2023 Great Pumpkin of Washington County, MD Challenge. This captivating event invites the remarkable citizens of Washington County, MD to showcase their expertise in cultivating phenomenal pumpkins and proudly exhibit their skills to

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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 (July 21, 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 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This exercise aims to evaluate and enhance the emergency response capabilities of HGR’s emergency agencies. Volunteers will

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Washington County PSTC to Host Blood Drive

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 20, 2022) – The Washington County Public Safety Training Center, in collaboration with the American Red Cross, invites potential donors to participate in an upcoming blood drive. The Blood Drive will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Washington County

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