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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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