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WASHINGTON COUNTY GAMING COMMISSION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING 2022

Washington County Gaming Commission Accepting Applications for Funding

The Washington County Gaming Commission will begin the 2022 funding cycle on April 1, 2022. All qualifying charitable organizations with a Washington County presence are encouraged to apply.   On April 1, 2022 funding applications will be posted online and available for download. Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of Grant

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LANDFILL UPDATE: At Least Two Weeks Before Accepting Recyclables

LANDFILL UPDATE: At Least Two Weeks Before Accepting Recyclables

The Washington County Government Solid Waste Department announces the hold on accepting recyclables at 40 West Landfill and all Transfer stations will be extended for at least two more weeks. This hold is due to a delay in getting parts for a major equipment breakdown at the local recycling facility, which is not

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Crime Victim's Rights Awareness Color Splash Walk 4/29/22 at 1pm, Fairgrounds Park

State’s Attorney’s Office Commemorates Crime Victim’s Rights Week in April 2022

Washington County Government shares the following information on behalf of the State’s Attorney’s Office regarding the Crime Victims’ Memorial Service.   The Crime Victims’ Memorial Service is an annual event that is held in four parts of Maryland; Northern, Southern Eastern, and Western. The western region includes Montgomery, Carroll, Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett

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Landfill Update: 40 West Landfill is currently unable to accept recycling

Landfill Update: Currently Not Accepting Recyclables

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Washington County Government Solid Waste Department is asking all citizens to please hold off on bringing any recyclables to the 40 West Landfill and all Transfer Stations until further notice. The County apologizes for the inconvenience and will provide notification when recyclables can be collected.   For additional

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Maryland ZEVIP Stakeholder Survey and Webinar

Washington County Government shares the following survey and webinar information from the Maryland Department of Transportation and the Maryland Energy Administration.   Take the Maryland Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Planning (ZEVIP) Stakeholder Survey to provide your feedback on:   ZEVIP Vision & Goals   Criteria for Prioritization   EV Charging Locations

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BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECOGNIZE PURCHASING MONTH 2022

Board of County Commissioners Recognize Purchasing Month

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2021) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners recognized the Purchasing Department by presenting a proclamation in honor of March being named Purchasing Month by Governor Larry Hogan.   Staff from Purchasing were recognized for their significant role in the quality, efficiency, and profitability of

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Washington County, MD Celebrates National Ag Day 2022!

Washington County, MD Celebrates National Ag Day 2022!

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 22, 2022) – National AG Day is celebrated on March 22 every year recognizing that everything we eat is produced and provided by agriculture. So today, March 22, we applaud all the people who work hard to feed the world, look after crops and livestock and contribute to

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Citizen Outreach and Engagement Survey

TWO DAYS LEFT TO PROVIDE INPUT! Washington County Government Citizen Outreach & Engagement Survey

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 17, 2022) – The Washington County Public Relations and Marketing Department invites the public to complete a citizen survey regarding communications and services. The survey will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022. The brief survey includes responding to questions or concerns related to County government services, how communications are received,

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! 2022 St. Patrick's Day RUN FEST

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! 2022 St. Patrick’s Day RUN FEST

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 16, 2022) – Due to the inclement weather last weekend, the 2022 St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest will now take place this Saturday, March 19, 2022. Join the Washington County Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Hagerstown in supporting the Washington County Community Free Clinic.   It will be an in-person fitness

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WE'RE MOVING! Multiple County Divisions Relocating to 747 Northern Avenue

WE’RE MOVING! Multiple County Divisions Relocating to 747 Northern Avenue

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 16, 2021) – Washington County Government announces the following County divisions will be relocating from the 80 West Baltimore Street Administrative Annex to 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD effective April 11, 2022:   Permits & Inspection Engineering Planning & Zoning   The County expects no disruption to daily operations during the move.

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st patric's day run fest has been postponed until march 19, 2022

POSTPONED! 2022 St. Patrick’s Day RUN FEST

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 12, 2022) – Due to inclement weather, the Washington County Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the City of Hagerstown and in support of the Washington County Community Free Clinic, announces the St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest has been POSTPONED and will now take place on, Saturday, March 19, 2022.   For those who were registered

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Citizen Outreach and Engagement Survey

YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED! Take the Washington County Government Citizen Survey

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 8, 2022) – The Washington County Public Relations and Marketing Department is seeking input from Washington County citizens regarding communications and services. The County is looking for citizens to respond to the survey with questions or concerns they most frequently have related to County government services, how they receive communications, and

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Heavy Traffic Expected This Evening

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 4, 2022) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office alerts the public to expect traffic delays in certain areas of Washington County this evening. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the following areas between the hours of 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022:   I-70 East from Hancock to I-81

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New Playground Equipment - Coming Soon

COMING SOON! New Playground Equipment at County Parks

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 3, 2022) – Washington County Parks and Recreation Department notifies the public that several County parks will be receiving an upgrade to playground equipment this spring. Upon arrival to several County parks, you may notice the playground equipment is no longer there. This is temporary, as new equipment has

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 25, 2022) – Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees due to inclement weather and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay today Friday, February 25, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties as they

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St. Patrick's Day Run Fest

REGISTER TODAY! 2022 St. Patrick’s Day RUN FEST

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 23, 2022) – Join the Washington County Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Hagerstown in supporting the Washington County Community Free Clinic on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at the St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest. It will be an in-person fitness extravaganza in honor of Dan McDougal, M.D that will include four

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: February 18, 2022

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING February 18, 2022   The is the final Joint Information Briefing.   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) presents information provided by the Washington County Health Department, Washington County Government, and Meritus Health.   All information related to COVID-19 in Washington County, Maryland can be viewed

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Washington County Government Closed for Presidents’ Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 17, 2022) – In observance of Presidents’ Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022. 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.

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