| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Visit the Spruce Forest Artisan Village at Penn Alps in Grantsville, Md., for Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15. This free event will feature interactive and hands-on activities for children and families.
Spruce Forest Artisan Village and...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:05 PM
"American Idol" finalist Bucky Covington and others will perform a Cabin Fever benefit concert at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Md. A family fun day will precede the concert from noon to 3 p.m. The concert...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:55 PM
They may have been overlooked before the season started, but North Hagerstown’s boys are on the radar screen now.
The Hubs (13-4, 9-2) are fashioning one of the top records in Washington County at present and are in first place in the...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Less than half an inch of snow fell overnight in much of Washington County and the surrounding area, prompting only a few school delays Tuesday morning.
In the Hagerstown area, 0.2 of an inch of snow was on the ground at 7 a.m. Williamsport had 0.5 of an...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A Hagerstown man will be sentenced this summer following his guilty plea in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday to charges of assaulting and exposing himself to a 5-year-old girl.
Devon Naeem Davis, 22, of 317 S. Potomac St., pleaded guilty to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Willie Ray Wolfe, 54, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 29, 2013, at his home.
Born Oct. 29, 1958, in Allegany County, Md., he was the son of the late James Thomas and Lucy Belle Lewis Wolfe.
He is survived by his fiancée, Linda Maphis; one son;...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Money and marriage are on the minds of Washington County’s state lawmakers heading to Annapolis.
So are foreclosed properties, virtual schools, petition privacy, parole and probation violators, and Washington County’s proposed senior center....