| May 22, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Commissioners hear more about revolving loan fund idea
Nearly a year after the idea first came up, the county is still considering creating a revolving loan fund to help new and expanding businesses.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Some artifacts more than 150 years old and related to residents who lived on what is now Antietam National Battlefield during the Civil War are now on display at the battlefield visitor center.
The battlefield held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:33 AM
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday morning to transfer $2.1 million in savings from past school capital projects to the Board of Education to use for other capital projects.
County Administrator Greg Murray said the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The Washington County Commissioners included $150,000 in the 2012-13 budget to pay for volunteer firefighter physicals and on Tuesday approved a method for paying the bill.
The board voted unanimously to reimburse the Washington County Volunteer Fire and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:30 PM
In August, opponents of a new multiuse sports and events center presented to the Hagerstown City Council a petition with 910 signatures in favor of stopping the project.
On Tuesday, the Washington County Commissioners also got a set of the signatures...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It was an afternoon of challenging carnival games, picnicking, enjoying the company of family and friends, and indulging in treats such as hand-dipped candy apples. It was an evening of classic rock ‘n' roll.
That's how the students, faculty,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Facing a new $3 million tab for teacher pensions, the Washington County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to cut $3.3 million from a county health department program that provides nurses in schools.
County Administrator Gregory B. Murray offered two...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Washington County Health Department and school officials are to meet Saturday to discuss a decision made earlier this week to lay off 76 school nurses and their assistants, a health department official said Friday.
Health Officer Earl Stoner said...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Washington County’s health officer and schools superintendent met Saturday to talk about the future of health care in local schools, three weeks before funding for a nurse program is scheduled to be cut.
Health Officer Earl Stoner said no decisions...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Recovery efforts on Alaska's Mount McKinley were suspended Sunday because of environmental hazards following an avalanche thought to have killed four Japanese climbers, the National Park Service said.
The avalanche on the western side of the mountain,...
| Jun 21, 2012
100 Years Ago
For the birds
Tips in the household section of the Times:
"Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere.
Putting away winter clothing: