| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Washington County Board of Education on Tuesday decided not to renovate Washington County Public Schools’ Central Office complex and will meet with various groups to hear ideas about housing the school system’s administrative offices....
| Feb 5, 2013
Occasionally, good intentions can be taken to the extreme. We thank past Washington County boards of education for putting students first, and milking every drop of use out of the rickety old central office complex on Commonwealth Avenue. We also...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A sheet of paper with the words “Do not move” was taped to the U-shaped receptionist desk.
A similar note was taped to a large white planter nearby that contained a pot of crusty old soil and dead plant material.
A few yards away was a set...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Vinayaka Missions, which recently sold approximately 44 acres to Washington County Public Schools, has paid its overdue property taxes, County Treasurer Todd Hershey said Monday.
The former owners of 10435 Downsville Pike, the site of the former...
| May 5, 2013
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Jennifer Blackford Fountain has been promoted to general manager at Christian Caine in Shepherdstown.
In her new position, Fountain is responsible for overseeing all store operations and staffing....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:02 PM
As the final touches are being put on the $3 million renovation and modernization of Potomac Edison’s regional headquarters on Bower Avenue, a quarter of a million customers of its FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary will see some changes in coming weeks....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 2:14 PM
There has been talk in the community about the possibility of Washington County Public Schools’ administrative offices moving to downtown Hagerstown, but what do the elected school board members think of the idea?
Several Washington County Board of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:43 PM
A Frederick County judge has affirmed a decision blocking a key component of a proposed multistate power line.
Circuit Judge Edward Dwyer issued his opinion Wednesday in a case involving the Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline.
He affirmed a local...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Williamsport resident Johnna Artz didn’t mince words Thursday about her opposition to the closing of the R. Paul Smith Power Station in town.
“This affects everybody,” she said. “It hurts the whole community with the number of...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 1:02 PM
The estimated costs of several long-term options to house Washington County Public Schools’ operations based at a Commonwealth Avenue complex range from an estimated $4 million to buy a former power company building to $16 million to build a new...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 1:12 PM
A report that reviews long-term housing options for the administrative, instructional, operational services, testing and supervisory offices at Washington County Public Schools’ Commonwealth Avenue complex reviews six options.