| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Randy Lee Ward, 55, of Martinsburg, W.Va., was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 29, 2013, as a result of an accident.
Born Feb. 17, 1958, in Montgomery County, Md., he was the son of the late George Lester Ward and Lyndall Hungerford...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:29 PM
A boiler and chiller at Fountaindale Elementary School and most of the drop ceiling and lighting at Emma K. Doub Elementary School will be replaced, Washington County Public Schools officials said.
The Washington County Board of Education on March 5...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Speed-limit signs on the Intercounty Connector will be changed from 55 mph to 60 mph at the end of the week, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced Wednesday.
The 18.8-mile, all-electronic toll road connects Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg to I-...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:03 PM
It's often said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day.
And that's no blarney.
From the wearing of leprechaun hats to the consumption of green beer and corned beef, people of all ancestral backgrounds have embraced the holiday with open arms....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:39 AM
While the political winds seem to be propelling the first comprehensive immigration reform in more than a quarter-century, every day our broken immigration system takes a cruel and little-noticed toll on countless hardworking, law-abiding individuals...
| May 19, 2013
Meritus Healthcare Foundation recently welcomed two new managers:
• Donor Relations Manager Allison Anderson is working with internal audiences including board members, physicians, planned giving and programs for Meritus Health&...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Departing Maryland center Alex Len underwent surgery for a partial stress fracture in his left ankle that was diagnosed after he declared for the NBA draft, according to his agent.
The injury -- and subsequent surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Council approves $1.2M for redevelopment
The Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday voted 3-1 to approve $1.2 million in funding for a grant program aimed at fostering commercial redevelopment citywide and in the urban core.
The funding for the “...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Agendas for this week's scheduled meetings of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown's Mayor and Council (the county Board of Education is not scheduled to meet):
WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
County Administration Building
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As Baltimore City Council grapples once again with whether to levy a small fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, groups on both sides of the policy debate already are tossing out conflicting information on whether fees work, and even whether single-...