| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Twelve candidates have filed to run for the five seats on the Hagerstown City Council, including former Republican State Sen. Donald F. Munson and former Washington County Board of Commissioners member Kristin B. Aleshire.
Republican Mayor Robert E....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:48 PM
With a catch in her throat, Kristin Hudson talks in a video posted online about her young daughter asking if "they" will take away her daddy's farm.
The video, featured on SaveFarmFamilies.org rallied farmers and others across the country to the side...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Rhoda H. Lehman, 96, a resident of Menno Haven Nursing Center, Chambersburg, and formerly of Bullitt Road, Greencastle, died at 4:55 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the nursing center.
Born July 3, 1915, in Washington County, Md., she was the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Sen. Barbara Mikulski formally threatened to filibuster a bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service because of concerns she has about the proposed closing of Easton's mail processing center, the Maryland Democrat's office said Thursday.
| Mar 26, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Most of Maryland, from Cumberland to La Plata to Easton, is under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday morning. (It had initally been cautioned as a freeze watch, but forecasters have upgraded it to a warning.) It's a rude awakening from summer-like...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Complete, but unofficial, results of local, district and statewide races in Tuesday's 2012 Maryland primary election (candidates in boldface are the projected nominees):
Hagerstown City Council
(With early voting and 18 of 18 Washington County...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Recently there have been several newspaper articles about the (Democratic) governor and the (Democrat-controlled) legislature shifting fiscal responsibilities on to local jurisdictions and dictating local spending levels for numerous programs.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Eight candidates running for Hagerstown City Council participated Wednesday morning in a forum at which they fielded questions and offered their positions on the construction of a $30 million multi-use stadium and entertainment complex downtown.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Marylanders will get a chance to make their views known at a pair of upcoming hearings on whether fishing for Atlantic menhaden ought to be curtailed to protect "the most important fish in the sea," as some have dubbed it.
Hearings are scheduled from...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Sandy has forced the cancellation of a public hearing Tuesday on a controversial proposal to curtail the coastwide catch of Atlantic menhaden.
Fisheries officials decided Monday that predicted storm condtions precluded...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Updated with comments from Harris and Bartlett.
In a rare intra-delegation, across-the-aisle nudge, Sen.Barbara A. Mikulskion Tuesday called on the state's two Republican lawmakers in Washington to support a Senate version of an overhaul of theU.S....