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Washington County Division of Emergency Services Fire Operations Manager Sam Anderson Completes International Professional Designation Process

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 2, 2019) – Sam Anderson, fire operations officer for Washington County Division of Emergency Services, has successfully completed the process that awards the professional designation of “Chief Fire Officer” (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met on December 11, 2018 to confer the designation. Sam Anderson becomes one of

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Washington County Government Closed for New Year’s Holiday

HAGERSTOWN, MD (DECEMBER 27, 2018) – In observance of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day,Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, December 31, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019. County services will operate as listed below: The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal and airfield will operate during regularly scheduled business hours.

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Washington County Government Closed for Christmas

HAGERSTOWN, MD (DECEMBER 20, 2018) – In observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas day,Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, December 24, 2018 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018. County services will operate as listed below: The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal and airfield will operate during regularly scheduled business hours. Administrative offices

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Morning Update: Dellinger Road Reopens in Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 19, 2018) – The  Washington County Highway Department announces the following road reopens after being temporarily closed due to high water: Dellinger Rd. For updates to road closures in Washington County, please visit our  road closure map . The County continues to encourage all citizens to remain off the roads listed above. Citizens

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Southern Boulevard Bypass Opens to Traffic

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 18, 2018) – TheWashington County Division of Engineering is pleased to announce the completion of construction for a new roadway that connects Frederick Street (Alt. 40) and East Oak Ridge Drive. The roadway is scheduled to open at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Scott Hobbs, director of

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Board of County Commissioners Appoint New County Attorney

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 18, 2018) – The  Washington County Board of County Commissioners  is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirk C. Downey as County Attorney effective immediately. Downey joined Washington County Government as part-time Assistant County Attorney in October of 2004. In August of 2005, Downey became full-time Assistant County Attorney. In 2012, Downey was promoted

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Sandy Hook Road Closure

Sandy Hook Road will remain closed until the landslide has been stabilized. For additional information, please contact Public Relations and Marketing Director Danielle Weaver at 240-313-2384.   About Washington County, Maryland Government Washington County, Maryland Government strives to fulfill its duty to the citizens of Washington County with regard to

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Warming Centers Available to Escape Extreme Temperatures

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 30, 2019) – Washington County Division of Emergency Services notifies its citizens that t he County continues to monitor the weather and power outages and remains in coordination with local and state agencies. T here are two volunteer fire companies on standby should a warming center need to be opened throughout

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Board of County Commissioners Approve New Veterans Advisory Committee

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 17, 2019) – The Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the by-laws for the new Veterans Advisory Committee with a 5-0 vote at Tuesday’s Board of County Commissioners meeting. County Clerk Krista Hart shared the mission of this committee is to advise the Board of County Commissioners on identifying

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