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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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Gaming Commission Awards Over $2.4 Million in Allocations

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 10, 2021) – The Washington County Gaming Commission announced its gaming fund distribution to the Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, as well as 60 local charitable organizations.   The Gaming Fund total of $2,461,676.25 for fiscal year 2021, which ended June 30, represents an increase of $790,117.66

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UPDATE TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Harpers Ferry Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 4, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces Harpers Ferry Road between Dargan School Road and Chestnut Grove Road will be closed on Monday, August 16, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. through Thursday, August 19, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. for pipe installation.   The County encourages drivers to proceed with

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Harpers Ferry Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 4, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department announces Harpers Ferry Road between Dargan School Road and Chestnut Grove Road will be closed on Monday, August 16, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. through Wednesday, August 19, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. for pipe installation.   The County encourages drivers to proceed

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Share Your Thoughts! American Rescue Plan Funds for Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 23, 2021) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners would like YOUR input regarding where funds from the American Rescue Plan should be spent in Washington County, Maryland.   Please rank the top five priority areas for spending by clicking here. Washington County Government will be collecting responses from the public through Friday, August

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TAKE THE SURVEY! Input Needed from Washington County Manufacturers

REGIONAL MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE OF MARYLAND SURVEY   HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 30, 2021) – The Washington County Department of Business Development (DBD) encourages manufacturers in Washington County to take the survey below from the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland.     To Our Valued Maryland Manufacturers:   Manufacturing is a critical industry in the State of Maryland.

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What’s Going on in Washington County, Maryland?

  COUNTY CONNECTION   AN INSIDE PERSPECTIVE OF WHAT’S GOING ON IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND   ISSUE 7: JULY 30, 2021     COVID-19 VACCINATION ADMINISTRATION   PROJECT SPOTLIGHT Fort Ritchie – Cascade, MD   PARKS & RECREATION Events and Activities   DIVISION/DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS Current Events and Projects   WELCOME

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YOU’RE INVITED! Washington County Public Safety Training Center Capital Campaign Kick-Off

WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER CAPITAL CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF   You are cordially invited to join Washington County Government, Washington County Division of Emergency Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and the Washington County Fire & Rescue Association at a press conference that will launch a capital campaign for the new Washington County Public Safety Training

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Maryland Watch Works

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Maryland Watch Works

Apprenticeship Spotlight Maryland Watch Works (MWW) celebrated its grand opening this weekend as hundreds of watch connoisseurs traveled to Hagerstown for the Wine, Whiskey, and Watches event. Held in the Potomac Walk between Bulls and Bears and Meinelschmidt Distillery, watchmakers from all over the world gathered to buy, sell, and display

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on MD 68

    HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 23, 2021) – The Washington County Highway Department shares the following information from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA). MDOT SHA will be reconstructing a portion of the roadway on MD 68, N. Conococheague Street between Conococheague Creek and US 11, E. Potomac

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PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED! American Rescue Plan Funds for Washington County

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 23, 2021) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking input from the public regarding where funds from the American Rescue Plan should be spent in Washington County, Maryland.   Please rank the top five priority areas for spending by clicking here. Washington County Government will be collecting responses from

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Washington County Local Management Board Receives $698,394 Grant Award

    HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 22, 2021) – The Washington County Local Management Board (LMB) announced its award of $698,394 in state grant funds awarded by the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, on behalf of the Children’s Cabinet. The grant award will fund six initiatives aimed at strengthening and

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Washington County Special Needs Swim Clinic

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 21, 2021) – The Washington County Disabilities Advisory Committee and the Washington County Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a special needs swim clinic at Marty Snook Pool, 17901 Halfway Boulevard, Hagerstown MD on August 7, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Swim instructors from the Washington

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TAKE THE SURVEY! We Need Your Input Regarding County Parks

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 19, 2021) – Do you visit or recreate at County parks? Washington County Government is encouraging local residents to take a short survey about park use and the future development of parks, recreation programs, and facilities, as well as other preserved lands throughout the County. Click on the photo

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Federal Lookout Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 18, 2021) – Washington County Highway Department announces Federal Lookout Road will be closed on Monday, July 19, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. until noon for tree clean-up.   The County encourages drivers to proceed with caution while in this area.   For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Leitersburg Smithsburg Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 17, 2021) – Washington County Highway Department announces Leitersburg Smithsburg Road is closed due to downed power lines and poles in the area of Rowe Road.   The County encourages drivers to proceed with caution while in this area.   For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations

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