| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
It’s been almost 250 years since Joseph Chapline founded the town of Sharpsburg, after following his father to Western Maryland and leading a militia unit in the French and Indian War.
It was in the following year, 1764, that Chapline started...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The Rotary Club of Long Meadows announced that Sharon Ruppenthal entered into the ranks of those who have donated enough to the Rotary International Fund to earn a Paul Harris Fellowship. In her acceptance speech, Ruppenthal made a reference to the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now.
Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
2013 Shippensburg University student art exhibit
The exhibit will feature a variety of visual art media produced by Shippensburg University art and design students. Exhibit continues through Thursday, March 28. Shippensburg University’s Kauffman...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
New homeowner Steven Mazur and his new neighbors, Jesse McAllister and fiancé Heather Kurtz, are full of hope about their lives in the housing development on Hagerstown’s western edge.
So, too, presumably, was the woman who in summer 2006 bought...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Waiting inside the doors of Hagerstown Community College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center next weekend will be almost 200 booths full of information about all things home-related, some presented by companies with a long history in the...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The Frostburg State University Alumni Association has honored Mel Malchenson of Hagerstown with the Service to Alma Mater award for her consistent dedication to the advancement of FSU.
The award was presented at FSU’s annual Sloop Institute for...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:04 AM
There are different models of economic development organizations in the Tri-State area and beyond, some operating as organs of county government, others as independent authorities or public-private partnerships and, in the case of Washington County, a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:02 AM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories on findings and recommendations in The Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
What ran Sunday: Will the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development...
| 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...