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Washington County Sheriff's Office Citizen Feedback Survey

We Need Your Feedback – Take Our Short Survey

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 13, 2022) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public input in a citizen survey. Please take a few minutes to complete the questions by clicking the button below. TAKE THE SURVEY   For additional questions or information, please contact Washington County Public Relations and Marketing at [email protected]   ###

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Seeking Public Input on the Maryland State Freight Plan

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 13, 2021) – Washington County Government shares the following information on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation.   The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is updating the Maryland State Freight Plan and is in the process of compiling freight-relevant needs and projects across Maryland’s five regions. The Plan

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MLK Day Closings 1/17/2022

Washington County Government Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 13, 2022) – In observance of Martin Luther King Day, Washington County Government offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, 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

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Seeking Public Input for Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 12, 2021) – Washington County Government shares the following information on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration.   Your input is requested! The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is currently requesting input to inform the state’s Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP) initiative.

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YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED! Draft of Statewide Transit Plan is Open for Comment

    HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 11, 2021) – Washington County Government shares the following information on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration.   The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration is excited to present the draft Statewide Transit Plan (STP) for your review and comment!   MDOT MTA

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COVID-19 Joint Information Center Update: January 10, 2022

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                             CONTACT: Danielle Weaver, Lead PIO Joint Information Center Phone: 240-313-2384 Email: [email protected]                                                                    Brittany Arizmendi, JIC Manager Joint Information Center Phone: 240-313-2389 Email: [email protected]   COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER BRIEFING January 10, 2022   The Joint Information Briefing will be distributed on

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Transfer Station Update

Delayed Opening at Three Washington County Transfer Stations

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 7, 2022) – The Washington County Solid Waste Department announces a delayed opening for three Transfer Stations on Saturday, January 8, 2022:   DELAYED OPENING Dargan Transfer Station – opening at 9:30 a.m. Greensburg Transfer Station – opening at 9:30 a.m. Kaetzel Transfer Station – opening at 9:30 a.m. OPEN ON

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

Liberal Leave in Effect for Washington County Government

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 6, 2022) – Due to the weather forecast, Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees tomorrow, Friday, January 7, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties as they normally would. Employees who can telework should report

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Washington County Road Closed

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Manor Church Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 4, 2021) – Washington County Highway Department announces Manor Church Road will be closed at the one-lane bridge across Antietam Creek on Wednesday, January 5, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – noon. The road will be closed for a bridge inspection.   The County encourages drivers to proceed with caution

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Welcome to Central Bark – Washington County’s New Dog Park!

  HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 4, 2022) – Washington County Parks and Recreation announce the opening of Central Bark located within Marty Snook Park. Located at the west end of Marty Snook Park next to the volleyball courts, Central Bark is a new dog park with designated fenced-in play areas for both large and small

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Washington County Government Closed for New Year’s

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 28, 2021) – In observance of New Year’s, Washington County Government offices will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2021, and remain closed on Friday, December 31, 2021, and Monday, January 3, 2022. County services will operate as listed below:   The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal and airfield will operate

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Funding Available for Community Safety Works Grant

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 22, 2021) – Washington County Government shares the following information on behalf of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is administering two separate Community Safety Works grant opportunities that will encourage the implementation of crime prevention strategies through physical

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Washington County Government Closed for Christmas

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 21, 2021) – In observance of Christmas, Washington County Government offices will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021, and remain closed on Friday, December 24, and Monday, December 27, 2021. . County services will operate as listed below:   The Hagerstown Regional Airport terminal and airfield

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Washington County Road Closed

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Keefer Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 14, 2021) – Washington County Highway Department announces Keefer Road will be closed for slope stabilization from the bridge over Lanes Run to Licking Creek Road beginning Wednesday, December 15, 2021 – Wednesday, January 19, 2022, weather permitting.   Road closure signs will be posted for the

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Christmas Tree Recycling begins 12/27/21 through 1/31/21

Free Christmas Tree Recycling at County Solid Waste Sites

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 14, 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 27, 2021, through January 31, 2022.   Christmas Tree

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Board of County Commissioners Approve Acquisition of 747 Northern Avenue

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 7, 2021) – The Board of County Commissioners approved 5-0 the acquisition of 747 Northern Avenue in Hagerstown for the new Washington County Government Administrative Annex Building. This property acquisition will accommodate the relocation of the Divisions of Permits and Inspections, Engineering, and Planning and Zoning.   The Divisions

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Washington County Receives $1,554.30 Grant for Rural Legacy Program

Washington County Receives $1,554,300 Grant for Rural Legacy Program

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 2, 2021) – On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, the State of Maryland awarded Washington County $1,554,300 for their Rural Legacy Program.   Rural Legacy is a conservation easement program funded by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources that works to permanently preserve agriculturally, environmentally, and historically significant properties near Antietam

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Washington County Road Closed

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closure on Spielman Road

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 2, 2021) – The Washington County Division of Engineering shares that Norfolk Southern will be working on the railroad crossing at Spielman Road/MD 63 from Monday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The crossing will be closed at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, December 6th, and will remain closed until the

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Washington County Division of Permits & Inspections will now be handling the permitting and inspections process for the Town of Keedysville

Division of Permits and Inspections to Oversee Process for Town of Keedysville

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 22, 2021) – On October 25, 2021, a resolution/ordinance to authorize and enter into a memorandum of understanding for building code enforcement, permitting, and inspection services was adopted between the Town of Keedysville and the Washington County Board of County Commissioners. Effective Monday, December 6, 2021, the Washington County Division of Permits and

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Expanded Online Services for Permits & Inspections

Division of Permits and Inspections Expands Online Services

HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 22, 2021) – The Washington County Division of Permitting and Inspections announces an expansion to its online services for permitting. Citizens can now submit various permits, trade licenses, and registrations via the Citizen Access portal. All applicants must be registered with Citizen Access before being able to move forward

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