Woman Pleads Guilty For Attempting To Smuggle Opioids Into State Prison In Washington County
The drugs were intercepted as part of an ongoing battle against the flow of contraband in and out of prisons. Hagerstown, Md. (BW)- A Baltimore woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Feb 20, in Washington County Circuit Court for trying to smuggle drugs into a Maryland State Prison. Julie Chatterton, 25,...
Quench Your Thirst: Discover the Top 4 Pubs in Hagerstown
In this article, we're going to explore four exceptional pubs in Hagerstown. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Bite into Martinsburg: A Guide to the City's 3 Most Tempting Sandwiches
In this article, we explore three must-try sandwiches in Martinsburg. Have you had the chance to savor any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to leave your comments below:
The Ultimate Pizza Guide: 5 Exceptional Pizzas to Try in Hagerstown
In this article, we explore five exceptional pizzerias in Hagerstown. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Resident says DC fire that left 1 hurt, 23 displaced may have been caused by electric scooter
A fire left one person critically injured and 23 without a home after it ripped through an apartment building in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday afternoon. Crew rushed out to Peabody Street NW in Brightwood just after 12 p.m., as powerful flames and thick smoke forced dozens to evacuate in a matter of minutes.
Berlin Brothersvalley dispatches Southern Fulton in District 5-1A semifinal
BERLIN — Craig Jarvis scored 24 points, while teammate Pace Prosser netted 20, sending top seeded Berlin Brothersvalley back to the District 5 Class 1A boys basketball championship game after a 73-42 victory over Southern Fulton on Tuesday. For both Jarvis and Prosser, this was a special night playing...
Washington County high school scores and top performers for Feb. 26-March 2
MAIAC semifinals: St. Maria Goretti 65, Springdale Prep 49. MCST quarterfinals: Grace Academy 44, Covenant Life 24. • Allahna Foreman, Kilah Dandridge and Olivia Bolduc, St. Maria Goretti girls basketball — Foreman scored 19 points, Dandridge scored 14 points and Bolduc added 10 points in a win over Springdale Prep.
Experience Greencastle's Nightlife: A Journey Through 5 Remarkable Pubs
In this article, we'll be exploring five remarkable pubs located in Greencastle. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Valentine's Day crash on I-81 remains under investigation; driver died two days later
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate a Feb. 14 crash on Interstate 81 that sent a driver to a Baltimore hospital, a man who died two days later, according to Chief Eric D. Burnett. The driver of a sedan hit by a tractor-trailer that evening on northbound I-81 near...
Two indicted for 2023 Berkeley County overdose death
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. — Berkeley County grand jury has indicted two people for delivery of a controlled substance resulting in death stemming from a 2023 overdose. The indictment was handed down last week for John Suffare Beavers II, 37, and Ariel Alexis Akers, 35, both of Hedgesville. On March...
Water Line Update – Town of Bath
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Berkeley Springs Water Works operators are still working the water line break situation from yesterday on US 522 and Rt 13. The boil water alert is still in effect until further notice. If you have any questions, please contact the office at 304-258-1290. The areas that are affected are from Sheetz down to RIdersville Cycle and developments just off US 522.
Western Maryland region braces for possible federal government shutdown
WILLIAMSPORT, Md. (DC News Now) — Marylanders are bracing for another federal government shutdown. All the drama is on Capitol Hill but in Western Maryland, the impact could hit home. In Williamsport, the National Park Service maintains the scenic C&O Canal along the Potomac River which could be shut down. John Platt and his wife […]
Maryland bridge work on U.S. 40 over I-70 near Hagerstown expected to be completed in 2025
A Maryland State Highway Administration contractor has started an $8.9 million project to improve the U.S. 40 bridge decks over Interstate 70 east of Hagerstown. Weather permitting, the project is expected to be finished next year, according to a state highway release. The project involves detours while barriers are put in place and closing...
Warehouse boom in Hagerstown about to downsize?
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (DC New Now) — It may be a part of a national trend to slow the growth of warehouses on the landscape, but some commercial real estate analysts wonder if the warehouse boom has reached its peak. Flanked by two interstates, Hagerstown has been an ideal location to support Amazon and other delivery […]
Multiple people arrested in multi-agency drug interdiction effort
BERKELEY COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Multiple people have been arrested following a multi-agency joint drug interdiction effort. According to Berkeley County Sheriff Rob Blair, on Thursday, February 22, 2024, and Friday, February 23, 2024, a multi-agency joint drug interdiction effort was conducted in various locations throughout Berkeley County. This effort was conducted by members of […]
MPSSAA boys basketball playoffs: North Hagerstown advances to region semifinals
Five Washington County boys basketball teams were in action Tuesday night as the MPSSAA playoffs began with region quarterfinals. Here’s what happened:. The No. 2-seeded Hubs outscored the No. 7 Titans in every quarter, cruising to the semifinals. Will Bonds scored a team-high 15 points for North, while Brady...
Hagerstown man found guilty of attempted second-degree murder for shooting in mall lot
A Hagerstown man was found guilty last week of the attempted second-degree murder of a Fairplay man in a shooting in the Valley Mall parking lot in June 2022, according to the prosecutor and one of the defense attorneys in the case. He also was found guilty on several other charges.
New $3 Million Water Treatment Plant Slated For Berkeley County
Berkeley County will soon receive a new water treatment plant, following a $3 million investment from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The new plant will service the unincorporated community of Bunker Hill. The current treatment plant there is 65 years old. The Berkeley County Public Service Water District, which...
High wind watch affecting part of Pennsylvania Wednesday and Thursday
The National Weather Service issued a high wind watch at 2:47 p.m. on Tuesday valid from Wednesday 1 p.m. until Thursday 7 a.m. for Cambria, Blair, Somerset, Bedford and Fulton counties. The weather service describes, "West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible." "Damaging winds...
A strong cold front brings a messy midweek
**HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING** for Cambria, Blair, Somerset, Bedford, and Fulton Counties. A strong cold front will deliver west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be […]