| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Agendas for this week's scheduled meetings of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown's Mayor and Council (the county Board of Education is not scheduled to meet):
WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
County Administration Building
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As Baltimore City Council grapples once again with whether to levy a small fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, groups on both sides of the policy debate already are tossing out conflicting information on whether fees work, and even whether single-...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours.
But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:29 PM
A boiler and chiller at Fountaindale Elementary School and most of the drop ceiling and lighting at Emma K. Doub Elementary School will be replaced, Washington County Public Schools officials said.
The Washington County Board of Education on March 5...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Deloris G. (Young) Flook, 93, of Middletown, Md., passed from this life Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
Born Feb. 6, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., she was the daughter of the late James Cicero and Effie (Spencer) Young.
She helped on...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Myrtle Emma Phoenix Briggs, 94, of Sabilisville and formerly of Gaithersburg, Md., died Monday, Feb 25, 2013. The service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Green Valley in Monroveia, Md., with Pastor Michael Yoho leading the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Editors note: The spotlight features South Floridians On The Move in their recently appointed positions.
Who: S. Chloe Bedenbaugh, 52, Delray Beach
From: Director of human capital at PRIZM, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Speed-limit signs on the Intercounty Connector will be changed from 55 mph to 60 mph at the end of the week, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced Wednesday.
The 18.8-mile, all-electronic toll road connects Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg to I-...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:03 PM
It's often said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day.
And that's no blarney.
From the wearing of leprechaun hats to the consumption of green beer and corned beef, people of all ancestral backgrounds have embraced the holiday with open arms....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Proving the “validity of photography as an art form,” more than 250 people attended an awards ceremony for the 80th annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Sunday afternoon.