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Hagerstown (Washington, Maryland)

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  • Nonpartisan voting for fairer city elections

    Nonpartisan voting for fairer city elections
    We're residents of Baltimore City who happen to be loyal members of two different political parties. We've both spent a lot of time participating in politics and public policy matters from different perches. Despite our different perspectives, we're...
  • Out of history: Md. pages lament program's end

    Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
  • Saturday morning traffic: Bikers expected to jam Baltimore-Washington Parkway, I-95

    A rally of motorcyclists commemorating the Sept. 11 attacks will be departing the Pentagon in Northern Virginia at about 6:45 a.m. Saturday, according to America's 911 Foundation Inc. The convoy will be taking I-395 to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway....
  • Anthony J. Konstant, restaurateur, dies

    Anthony J. Konstant, restaurateur, dies
    Anthony K. Konstant, a civil rights advocate and restaurateur who led the way in desegregating restaurants on U.S. 40 in northeast Maryland and later owned the landmark Williamsburg Inn in White Marsh for many years, died Friday of heart failure at Oak...
  • Unilever to lay off 437 as it closes Hagerstown plant

    Unilever has notified state regulators that it will begin closing its Hagerstown ice cream plant in November, ultimately laying off 437 workers, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Monday. The company had announced plans to...
  • Don't give up on septic

    When columnist Erma Bombeck published her book "The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank" in the mid-1970s, she was trafficking in suburban, comedic gold. Septic systems were universal — iconic, even — and as close as a waste...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Here's your one-stop, handy list of everything going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) The Big Year Footloose Restless The Thing NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Rosie Show (talk-show premiere; 7 p.m.; OWN) Oprah’s Lifeclass (series...
  • Nancy L. Gould

    Nancy L. Gould
    Nancy L. Gould, a Bible study teacher who aided in the development of a Washington County home for mentally and physically challenged adults, died Oct. 2 in her sleep of unknown causes at Homewood Suites, a Hagerstown hotel. The Severna Park resident was...
  • Outsider Bartlett faces political challenge of career

    Outsider Bartlett faces political challenge of career
    When Roscoe Bartlett was thrust suddenly into front runner status in a topsy-turvy race for Congress in 1992, Republican leaders in Maryland arranged a meeting so he could get to know them. Maybe it was his ill-fitting suit, or his folksy demeanor, but...
  • Prison system unlocks help for Maryland's environment

    Prison system unlocks help for Maryland's environment
    Here, recycling is the name of the game. Copper and aluminum obviously, but also steel, brick and even seemingly worthless nuggets of concrete from demolished buildings find their way to new and productive uses. Grasses are planted to protect critical...
  • Escaped Western Md. inmate found in Baltimore

    A state prison inmate who walked off a work detail in Hagerstown Monday was arrested without incident in Baltimore, state police said. Jerome C. Taylor, 36, was serving a five-year sentence for firearms violations and filing a false report at the...
  • Three Harford schools place on Post's top high schools list

    Three Harford County high schools have placed on The Washington Post's 2011 America's Top High Schools list. Patterson Mill, C. Milton Wright and Bel Air high schools all placed on the list, which grades public high schools around the nation based on how...