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Due to inclement weather, Washington County Transit will be closed

Washington County Transit Closing at 3PM

Washington County Transit announces it will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions.   Updates regarding Transit service for Thursday will be sent out as more information is known. Please call the Transit Department at 240-313-2750 for further questions.   The

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Washington County Solid Waste Facilities Closing Early

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 16, 2020) – Washington County Solid Waste Department announces it will be closing facilities early on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, due to inclement weather.   The department will be closing transfer stations at 11:30 a.m. and the 40 West landfill will be closing at noon.   The County encourages those

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Christmas tree recycling 2020

Free Christmas Tree Recycling at County Solid Waste Sites

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 16, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Solid Waste is offering free Christmas tree recycling to Washington County residents. All lights, ornaments, and nails must be removed from the tree. Trees will be accepted daily beginning December 26, 2020 through January 30, 2021.   Christmas Tree Recycling Locations:

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: December 15, 2020

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING December 15, 2020   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: December 11, 2020

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING December 11, 2020   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings

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Washington County Invites Businesses to Join Operation Holly Jolly

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 9, 2020) – The Washington County Public Relations and Marketing Department announces the launch of Operation Holly Jolly. Beginning today and running through January 1, 2021, Washington County invites small businesses to sign-up as we share specials, deals, and discounts being offered by Washington County small businesses throughout the holiday

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: December 8, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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John Martirano, County Administrator

Board of County Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 8, 2020) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce John Martirano as the new County Administrator. The Board passed the hiring on a vote of 5-0. Martirano is set to begin his new position effective December 28, 2020.   Washington County welcomes Martirano back

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Washington County Board of County Commissioners to Hold Virtual Meetings

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 8, 2020) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will be meeting virtually for the following dates:   Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Tuesday, December 15, 2020   Meetings can be viewed on the Washington County Government Facebook livestream and will be uploaded to YouTube and the Washington County Government

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Back Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 8, 2020) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Back Road from Harpers Ferry Road to the Dargan boat ramp. The road will be closed on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 for pipe installation from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   For additional information, please contact Washington

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Washington County Boil Advisory

Boil Advisory for Sharpsburg Water System

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 7, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Water Quality announces a precautionary boil water advisory to customers served water from the Sharpsburg Water System in the 200 block of East Main Street. The boil water advisory is for the 200 block of East Main Street only, due to a water

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Water Main Break

PUBLIC NOTICE: Water Main Break in Sharpsburg

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 7, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Water Quality announces a water main break in the 200 block of East Main Street in Sharpsburg, Maryland. There are approximately 10-12 homes without water service.   County personnel is responding to make necessary repairs.   The County will provided additional

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: December 4, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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You are not alone. Need help now? call 2-1-1

Washington County Launches ‘Threads of Hope’

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 3, 2020) – Washington County Government, in partnership with the Washington County Health Department, announces the launch of Threads of Hope, a public messaging outreach campaign focused around behavioral health. We recognize that COVID-19 has impacted everyone, and we all respond differently. If you or a loved one is struggling with

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TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSURE ON BACK ROAD

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 2, 2020) – The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Back Road from Harpers Ferry Road to the Dargan boat ramp. The road will be closed for pipe installation from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on the following days:   Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Thursday, December 3, 2020

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: December 1, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: November 24, 2020

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING November 24, 2020   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings

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Shop Small

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY: Business Resources & Marketing Materials

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 23, 2020) – We are looking forward to celebrating Small Business Saturday® THIS Saturday, November 28, 2020. This year, more than ever, small businesses will need the support of the community during the holiday season.   Below are free resources for small businesses to utilize during the coming week and throughout

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Washington County Government Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 23, 2020) – In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020. County services will operate as listed below:   The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: November 20, 2020

The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) provides the following update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   Please visit www.washco-md.net/coronavirus-info for the latest numbers on Washington County’s COVID-19 dashboard.’   Click here to receive Washington County briefings delivered to your inbox.   COVID-19 Joint Information Daily Briefings will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays.  

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
 
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!