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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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National Park Service Proposes Permanent Closure of Maryland Heights Parking Areas at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 3, 2022) – Washington County Government shares the following information from the National Park Service at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. HARPERS FERRY, W.Va.—After careful consideration, the National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to permanently close the Maryland Heights parking areas at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to ensure the safety

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Hangar Space Available to Lease at HGR

AFFORDABLE PRICE! GREAT LOCATION! Hangar and Office Space Available

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 2, 2022) – Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) currently has hangar and office space available. Located in western Maryland at the crossroad of Interstates 81 and 70, HGR offers an exceptional location for parking aircraft. To learn more about available spaces, please click on the link below. CLICK HERE TO

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New Virtual Presentations for Agriculture Value-Added Producers

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 2, 2022) – The Washington County Department of Business Development shares the following information about the Chesapeake Agriculture Innovation Center presenting new virtual presentations for agriculture and aquaculture value-added producers in Maryland and Delaware.    EASTON, Md; January 20, 2022 – Mike Thielke, Executive Director of the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC), announced today that a

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**UPDATE** COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: January 24, 2022

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING January 24, 2022   The Joint Information Briefing will be distributed on Mondays for the duration of the current State of Emergency.   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) presents information provided by the Washington County Health Department, Washington County Government, and Meritus Health.   All

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: January 24, 2022

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING January 24, 2022   The Joint Information Briefing will be distributed on Mondays for the duration of the current State of Emergency.   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) presents information provided by the Washington County Health Department, Washington County Government, and Meritus Health.   All

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40 West Landfill is back to normal operations. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Forty West Landfill Reopens to the Public

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 24, 2022) – After experiencing computer issues over the weekend, the Washington County Department of Solid Waste announces all operations have returned to normal as of Monday, January 24, 2022. The County extends a special thank you to the public for their patience and understanding during the temporary closure.  

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 19, 2022) – Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees due to the impending weather forecast and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow Thursday, January 20, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties

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

COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING January 18, 2022   The Joint Information Briefing will be distributed on Mondays (with the exception of federal and state holidays) for the duration of the current State of Emergency.   The Washington County, Maryland Joint Information Center (JIC) presents information provided by the Washington County Health Department,

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 18, 2022) – Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees today, Tuesday, January 18, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties as they normally would. Employees who can telework should report at their usual time.  

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Washington County Road Closed

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Beard Spur Road

The Washington County Highway Department announces a road closure on Beard Spur Road between Old Forge Road and Route 62. Due to downed trees and power lines, the road will be closed until further notice.   The County encourages all citizens to exercise caution if travel is necessary today.   If there is

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