| Jan 1, 2011
| 9:14 AM
On the first day of Christmas,
Washington County gave to me,
An immigrant who wants to scare me.
Yes, with the dawn of 2010, another election year was at our throats, and this one was even better than usual, because with it came the birth of a local Tea...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 3:45 AM
Arts school needs volunteers, monetary support
To the editor:
For seven years, the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc. has been serving Washington County students and residents. As a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, we try to meet the needs of the...
| May 24, 2011
| 7:24 PM
In a rare unanimous vote, the Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday night approved the fiscal 2012 budget, also voting to keep the current property tax rate.
"It's been a while since there was a 5-0 vote on the budget," City Budget Officer Al Martin said....
| May 10, 2011
| 6:56 PM
The Hagerstown City Council said Tuesday that it doesn't want to raise refuse rates to balance the fiscal 2012 budget, asking instead that city officials find an additional $500,000 to cut from general fund expenditures.
At the same time, the council...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:47 PM
As the North Hagerstown High School string quartet filled the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Friday with the dulcet melodies of the Welsh lullaby, "Sou Gan," patrons mingled among numerous artful displays.
But the displays were not new exhibits....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:27 PM
New body scanners incorporating advanced imaging technology are now installed at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The scanners will look for metallic and nonmetallic threats,...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Michelle Burker has been appointed finance director of the city of Hagerstown, after nearly a year serving as acting head of the department.
Burker succeeded Al Martin, who recently ended his 30-year career with the city. Martin was named finance...