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Washington County MD 6h
We would like to notify all citizens that targeted areas of the Potomac River in Washington County will be treated on July 25th beginning at 8:30AM as an ongoing effort to control the black fly population. Read more here:
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Washington County MD 10h
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Washington County MD 11h
Department of Water Quality continues to make repairs to a break in the main water line that serves North Church Street and the 200 block of Main Street within the town of Sharpsburg. Those areas remain without service, but normal service has been returned for the rest of town.
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Washington County MD Jul 22
The Department of Water Quality has confirmed a water main break in the the 200 block of E Main Street in Sharpsburg. The 200 block of Main Street and a section of North Church Street will be out of service until the repairs are made.
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Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MDMEMA) Jul 19
BEAT THE HEAT - The forecast for today through Sunday will be EXTREMELY HOT. Remain vigilant in preventing yourself, your loved ones, and your neighbors from suffering from heat related illnesses. -
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Washington County MD Jul 17
The Division of Emergency Services notifies citizens that the National Weather Service weather outlook for the next 5 days is forecasting extreme heat in the local area. Read our press release for tips that are recommended during an Extreme Heat Warning:
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Washington County MD Jul 16
The Department of Water Quality began routine maintenance on the water storage tank in the Town of Sharpsburg. This maintenance began today and will continue through July 31, 2019. Residents should not experience any interruption in service. Read more:
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Washington County MD Jul 15
PARKS & REC SURVEY-- we want your feedback! We want to know what new recreation programs, equipment, or changes you want to see. Fill out the survey today:
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Washington County MD Jul 12
The Washington County Street Sweeper was recently featured in an article for Storm Water Solutions. Read more about the sweeper and the Clean County Initiative here:
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Maryland Commerce Jul 10
Secretary made history during her visit to by being the first Governor’s cabinet member to fly in a 1943 open cockpit PT19!
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Washington County MD Jul 11
The Division of Emergency Services utilized the Backup 911 Center today after a lightening strike knocked out power at the Emergency Communications Center. Read full story here:
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Washington County MD Jul 11
Next Tuesday, our Commissioners will join the Town of Sharpsburg for an evening meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. This provides an excellent opportunity for local citizens to attend and participate in local government. For more info, visit our events page:
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Washington County MD Jul 9
The Planning Division was recently in the local area performing surveys. Here is a snapshot of what the Planning Division does when they are surveying the area:
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Washington County MD Jul 8
We would like to extend a special thank you to our staff at HGR, transit, landfill, emergency services and the Sheriff's Office who labored over the Independence Day holiday. Thank you for your dedication for making Washington County a great place to live, work and play!
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Washington County MD Jul 8
The Highway Department announces a road closure on Mt Briar Road between Marble Quarry Road and Dogstreet Road on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. The road will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m. for pipe installation.
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Washington County MD Jul 8
Employment is strong in our county, state and nation. Washington County's unemployment rate is below 4%. Economist Anirban Basu of Sage Policy Group states that, "the county's rate has been less than 4% in six of the past nine months." Read full article:
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Washington County MD Jul 8
The Highway Department announces a road closure on Welty Church Road between Sandstone Road and Misty Meadow Road on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. The road will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m. for pipe replacement.
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Washington County MD Jul 3
The Division of Engineering notifies citizens that Poffenberger Road will be closed to through traffic at the two bridges crossing Antietam Creek effective Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. For detours and more information, read full press release:
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Washington County MD Jul 1
CSX continues to complete work at various railroad crossings across the county. Below is a list of road closures and openings that will occur over the next two weeks. All dates listed are an approximation. A full listing is provided in the press release:
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Washington County MD Jun 28
The first meeting for the Ad Hoc Ethic Ordinance Review Committee is scheduled to be held on Monday, July 8, 2019. The meeting will take place at 100 W Washington Street, Suite 1115, Hagerstown, MD at 2:30 p.m.
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