| Jan 8, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A new Washington County candidate for Congress
Wednesday was lively in Maryland’s 6th District Congress race.
John Delaney officially became a Democratic candidate.
Republican State Sen. David R. Brinkley committed to running, then filed on...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A bill aimed at settling a Western Maryland school-attendance dispute has died with an odd legacy.
Even with 22 of the 23 members of the House Ways and Means Committee co-sponsoring the bill, it failed to advance from the committee, a preliminary step...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Motorists in the Hagerstown area should be prepared for strong winds affecting traffic and possible snow flurries when driving today, National Weather Service Meteorologist Bryan Jackson said.
"A cold front went through last night, " he added. "We have...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:03 PM
As the Maryland General Assembly’s session nears an end, much of Washington County’s business has been sewn up.
The county delegation’s signature bill — establishing stricter financial accountability for the Washington County...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Three candidates for Maryland's 6th District seat in Congress will lead dual lives for the next three months — state legislator and federal campaigner.
For state Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, state Sen. David R. Brinkley and state Del. Kathryn L....
| May 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Meal prices in Washington County Public Schools will rise by 5 cents next school year — the second straight year of increases — but still will be among the state’s lowest, according to a school system official.
The Washington County...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:13 PM
A parochial dispute over whether Allegany County students may attend school in Hancock played out in a state legislative committee on Thursday.
It was the latest in a divisive battle in Allegany County, creating an unusual situation in which one member...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Westbound Interstate 68 in Allegany County, just west of the Washington County line, was closed for a short period Sunday afternoon while emergency crews responded to a rollover accident, authorities said.
The single-vehicle accident, west of Hancock,...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:09 PM
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, or DHCD, will provide $80,000 for a project in Hagerstown to renovate a building in the Arts & Entertainment District for use as an artists loft and gallery.
The grant was among about $3.9...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:02 PM
“I’m a Pennsylvanian who grew up watching Penn State, watched the program rise, become better and better. I watched administration that was reactive and not proactive, and right now I see people being reactive, and removing Joe Pa’s...
| May 20, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Gay Albright Cole, 60, of Cumberland, Md., crossed “the rainbow bridge” to rejoin family members and pets who are waiting there for her on Friday, May 18, 2012, at her home. Gay was born on Aug. 14, 1951, in Montgomery County, Md., the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
A federal grand jury Tuesday indicted Jefferson County Sheriff Robert. E. “Bobby” Shirley on charges that he used unreasonable force in making an arrest in 2010 and then falsified a report to obstruct a federal investigation of the alleged...