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Seeking Volunteers for High Rock Overlook Clean-Up

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 15, 2020) – Looking for a way to serve your community? Washington County Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help clean-up High Rock Overlook on Saturday, October 3, 2020 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Cleaning equipment and supplies will be provided, and volunteers are encouraged to wear clothes and

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: September 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 will be released ONLY on Tuesdays and Fridays. **The dashboard is updated

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Washington County Boil Advisory

Boil Advisory for Sharpsburg Water System

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 9, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Water Quality announces a precautionary boil water advisory to customers served water by the Sharpsburg Water System in the 300 block of West Main Street. Because of a water main break, a boil water advisory is issued for the 300 block of West

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Life is Good When You’re Golfing – at Black Rock!

Join us at Black Rock Golf Course as we close out the summer on the links. Upcoming events and specials include: High School Fall Golf League 14th Annual Michelob Ultra Amateur Junior players 16 and under play for FREE with a paid adult Black Rock Golf Course is offering a Fall Golf

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2020-2021 Washington County Farm of the Year Nominations Due Next Week

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 9, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Business Development reminds the public that nominations for the 2020-2021 Washington County Farm of the Year are being accepted and are due next Friday, September 18, 2020. Designed to recognize and honor the rich agricultural heritage embedded in Washington County, the Farm of the

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: September 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. **Due to the Labor

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Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant Application Deadline – TODAY!

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 8, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Business Development reminds businesses that today, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 is the last day to submit an application for the Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant. New guidelines were established on August 11, 2020 which allow start-up businesses established and operational September 2019

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Seeking Applicants for Local Management Board of Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 4, 2020) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Local Management Board of Washington County. Applicants should be a resident of Washington County and have an interest in child well-being, which may include the professional and business community, recipients or providers of

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: September 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. **The dashboard will be

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Planning Commission of Washington County is seeking members

Seeking Applicants for Planning Commission of Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 4, 2020) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Planning Commission of Washington County. Applicants must be a resident of Washington County. The Planning Commission meets on the first Monday of every month and occasionally has additional meetings as needed. Terms

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Are you registered to vote?

2020 General Election Voter Guide

2020 GENERAL ELECTION VOTER GUIDE HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 4, 2020) – Washington County Government shares the following information from the Maryland State Board of Elections: 2020 General Election Voter Guide Vote Safe, Vote By Mail elections.maryland.gov/2020 The Maryland State Board of Elections is committed to educating voters on changes made to 2020 General

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Washington County Government Closed for Labor Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 2, 2020) – In observance of Labor Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020. 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. Allegiant air

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: September 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. **The dashboard will be

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: August 28, 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. **The dashboard will be

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: August 25, 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. **The dashboard will be

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: August 21, 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. **The dashboard will be

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9-1-1 Call if you can, text if you can't

Text-to-911 Service is Now Available in Washington County, Maryland

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 20, 2020) – Effective today, August 20, 2020 at 1600 hours, the Washington County Emergency Communications Center will begin accepting text messages via text-to-911 service. Customers of the three major wireless carriers (AT&T, former Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon) who are enrolled in their carriers’ text messaging and/or data plan

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: August 18, 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. **The dashboard will be

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: August 14, 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. **The dashboard will be

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Marty Snook Pool Change of Hours in Operation

HAGERSTOWN, MD (August 12, 2020) – Effective Monday, August 17, 2020, Washington County Parks and Recreation announces Marty Snook Pool will be changing its operations to Saturdays and Sundays only from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m for the remainder of the season. The pool will be closed Monday through Friday. As a reminder,

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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!