| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Western Maryland Regional Crime Lab
The Western Maryland Regional Crime Lab/Hagerstown Police Department recently completed the American Society of Crime Laboratory Director's/Laboratory Accreditation Board-International accreditation process.
| Mar 26, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Through redistricting, Washington County's delegation might shrink by 25 percent in about three years.
Every 10 years, after the U.S. Census measures the nation's population, Congressional and legislative districts are redrawn to reflect the changes.
| Mar 27, 2011
| 12:38 PM
A pothole for scooter bill
On Thursday, when one committee backed a bill requiring registration and insurance for motor scooters and mopeds, another was less impressed.
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted in favor of the bill, which also...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Legislation to name things in Maryland — including renaming two mountains — has come to a halt.
A state Senate committee decided Tuesday to turn down a series of bills requesting days and months honoring groups and individual people.
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:48 PM
A confirmed case of epizootic hemorrhagic disease was discovered in a white-tailed deer in the Williamsport area in late summer, and other cases have been reported in the Clear Spring area, according to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources official....
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Allegany County Public Schools will continue to allow 17 high schoolers from the Little Orleans area to attend Hancock Middle-Senior High School next school year, but will no longer pay for middle-schoolers to go to the Hancock school, Allegany schools...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 5:31 PM
Person extricated from overturned vehicle
Rescue crews had to extricate a person from an overturned vehicle in Hagerstown’s West End on Saturday night, according to Washington County Emergency Services.
The person was taken to Meritus Medical...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Carlie Colella of Hagerstown will represent Maryland in the 2012 Miss America Pageant.
Colella, Miss Central Maryland, received the crown Saturday in the 2011 Miss Maryland Scholarship Pageant at The Maryland Theatre.
"I feel amazing," she said.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The National Park Foundation is awarding three national parks in Maryland a total of $39,700 in grants for improvements and learning projects.
Of that amount, Antietam National Battlefield will get $18,250 to build new trails through the Active Trails...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 6:05 PM
The rolling green hills of Antietam National Battlefield slowly morphed into a patriotic sea of red, white and blue on Saturday as thousands of people staked claims like prospectors for a spot to watch Salute to Independence.
Earlier in the day,...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 5:25 PM
When Dot Simpson graduated from Bruce High School in Allegany County, Md., in 1950, she said girls in her class had few career choices.
“It was nursing, teaching or wife. There wasn’t much for women to do in those days,” she said....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 3:21 PM
After months of anticipation, three Maryland national parks have had their grant applications accepted, and the National Park Foundation is giving the parks a total of $39,700 toward improvements and learning projects.
According to a press release, the...