| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:33 PM
A mother and her infant daughter were taken to the hospital Friday morning following a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 68, just east of the Washington-Allegany County line.
Police said Michele Haslacker, 22, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., was driving west...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
It might not be clear whether the economy is improving, but what is clear to Norine T. Dagliano is that many workers and unemployed people suddenly seem hopeful.
“Since the beginning of this year,” said professional Hagerstown job resumé...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Three women dressed in traditional Song Dynasty garb, one holding a flower, danced in fog as part of the “Qingming Riverside” production performed by the Hong Kong Dance Company at The Maryland Theatre on Tuesday.
The production explores...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A proposal backed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley that would raise the state gas tax in July by 3.8 cents per gallon remains unpopular with many Washington County legislators.
Under the proposal, the gas tax would increase to 27.3 cents per...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill to end the death penalty moved one step closer to becoming law Friday when a House committee passed the measure in a 14-8 vote.
The bill, already passed by the Senate, now moves to the House floor, where it is also...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:34 PM
A vacant Somerset Township building will soon be home to a new bank.
Stacey Bingaman, president and CEO of First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union, said the credit union will open a new location in the former Verizon Wireless store in front of...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Washington County is expected to miss a winter storm this weekend that could drop up to six inches of snow in Garrett County and create blizzard conditions that could make driving dangerous, according to the National Weather Service and state highway...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Robert William Mulkern Jr., who went missing for more than two years and was featured on “America’s Most Wanted” before being apprehended last year in Vermont, pleaded guilty to child pornography and child sex abuse charges Monday in...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:59 PM
“We will be back!!” — underlined twice — is the message in red on the white board in Fairplay Volunteer Fire Co.’s main bay area.
Despite the Washington County Commissioners’ 4-1 vote Jan. 29 to no longer recognize the...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:07 PM
John "Jack" Freeman Chisholm Jr., 77, formerly of Cumberland, Md., and residing in Gaithersburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md. He had been a resident of Homewood at Williamsport, Williamsport,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:01 AM
There could be snow and sleet this Christmas Eve as the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va., has issued a winter weather advisory for Washington County and Western Maryland that will be in effect until midnight.
The forecast called for a chance of...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:25 AM
The second winter storm in the Tri-State area within two days left 2.4 inches of snow and ice in Hagerstown on Wednesday and again played havoc on area roads, leaving dozens of crashes in its wake, officials said.
By Thursday morning, major roads were...