| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:45 PM
More than 50 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday afternoon, formally recognizing a University System of Maryland at Hagerstown expansion into a new building in the heart of the city’s downtown.
USMH enrollment numbers are up, by...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Through an informal vote Tuesday night, the Hagerstown City Council gave its approval for city staff to entertain purchase offers on a city-owned property on Public Square.
Later in the work session meeting at City Hall, the five-member council also...
| Jan 20, 2013
William and Thomas Towson, who farmed the fields along present-day Joppa and York roads, wouldn’t recognize the community that bears their name today. Towsontown was born as something of a way station for farmers driving herds of livestock and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Washington County lawmakers expressed cautious optimism after looking at Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget for fiscal year 2014, a spending plan that lists total aid to the county at about $199 million.
That figure is 4.6 percent more...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Dr. Luis Diaz is an oncologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a researcher with patented findings and the co-founder of a small, fast-expanding company.
"We've grown from no employees to one employee to four employees and now we have 12,"...
| Jan 27, 2013
Michael Thorsen slapped high-fives with some dance students as they returned from a performance last Wednesday afternoon at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.
Earlier in the day, he chatted with students excited about the announcement for the...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory.
We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
An early spring snowstorm that passed through the Tri-State area left up to 6.2 inches of heavy, wet snow in Washington County on Monday but caused few traffic problems, officials said.
There were some power outages but those had been eliminated Monday...
| Jun 3, 2013
Agendas for this week's scheduled meetings of the Washington County Board of Education and Hagerstown Mayor and Council (the Washington County Commissioners are not scheduled to meet):
WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:38 PM
In an effort to entice visitors and University System of Maryland at Hagerstown students to park in the North Potomac Street Parking Deck, the facility will be renamed the University District Parking Deck, the Hagerstown City Council decided on Tuesday....
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Coppin State University is a mess ("Tough love for Coppin," May 19)? The "mess" that Coppin confronts stems mainly from continuing vestiges of de jure segregation that it and the three other Maryland historically black colleges and universities still...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:22 PM
An attorney representing the University of Maryland argued Thursday that the Atlantic Coast Conference has left the college's athletic department with a vast budget "hole" by improperly withholding millions of dollars in shared conference revenues after...