WCSO looking for missing Smithsburg teen
29 November 2023- The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the community’s help in finding a missing juvenile. Maya Jassive Ramos,15, was last seen on Monday, November 27th, 2023, at approximately 5:30 PM at her Smithsburg, Maryland residence. Maya is 5’4″and 180 pounds with brown hair and...
Frederick County deputy injured after collision on I-70 south of Hagerstown
A Frederick County sheriff's deputy, with nonlife-threatening injuries, was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Tuesday morning after a crash on Interstate 70 south of Hagerstown, a Washington County 911 supervisor said. The deputy reported to 911 that another vehicle was involved, the 911 supervisor said. ...
Cat adoption ad goes viral for its refreshing honesty: 'She will own you, your house, your belongings'
An adoption ad for Quinn, a three-year-old tortiseshell cat in Maryland, has gone viral after the ad did not hold back on highlighting some of this animal's definite "quirks."
Here are 42 Washington County high school boys to watch in 2023-24 winter sports
The Washington County high school winter sports season soon will be in full swing with basketball, indoor track and field and wrestling. Here are 42 boys to watch:. Aidan Alvarez, Sr., Williamsport, wrestling — Alvarez finished 32-10 at 106 pounds as a junior. Nicky Anderson, Sr., Williamsport, wrestling —...
Frederick County Sheriff's Deputy Injured in I-70 Collision in Washington County
A traffic collision on Interstate 70 in Washington County early Tuesday morning resulted in injuries to a deputy from the Frederick County Sheriff's Office. The incident, involving another vehicle, occurred before dawn, leading Maryland State Police to respond to the scene west of Md. 65, also known as Sharpsburg Pike. The deputy was en route to his shift in a marked patrol car when the crash happened, sustaining minor injuries and being taken to Meritus Medical Center for treatment.
Regional growth in Eastern Panhandle, Hagerstown brings traffic planners together to manage congestion
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (DC News Now) — Regional planners in the eastern panhandle area are facing challenges from growth — namely, the spike in traffic congestion. They are hoping public input from drivers may help make things easier on the roads for drivers. The Hagerstown Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization (HEPMPO) is working on a regional […]
Judge backs state elections board’s rejection of Hancock early voting site
Unless appealed, the ruling forces Washington County elections officials to find a new location for an early voting center. The post Judge backs state elections board’s rejection of Hancock early voting site appeared first on Maryland Matters.
Habitat for Humanity of Washington County bounces back from pandemic with new staff, homes
It was a long process, but standing in the back entryway to her new home Monday evening, Raychelle Beckwith said she was thankful for all of it. Beckwith, 36, said she doesn't think she could have become a first-time homeowner without the help from Habitat for Humanity of Washington County.
Washington County man pronounced dead at Hancock-area crash scene
HANCOCK — A Hancock man was pronounced dead Sunday at the scene of a two-vehicle crash west of town, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said the deceased driver of a Honda Accord was Stephen Keith Duvall, 57. According to the preliminary investigation,...
Local Resident Brandi Naugle Honored by Washington County for Professional and Educational Excellence
The Washington County Board of County Commissioners has acknowledged Brandi Naugle for her professional and educational accomplishments. Naugle, a county buyer, received the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) certification from the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC). The county, part of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. (NIGP), values this certification for its role in upholding public purchasing standards.
Frederick County Deputy injured after crash involving police cruiser in Washington County
Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article had a different location of the crash. This story has been updated with the accurate location of where the accident took place. WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Maryland State Police (MSP) said a Frederick County deputy was injured after a car crash in Washington County […]
Attention Hagerstown Residents: Temporary Closure of Pecktonville Rd Bridge Over Licking Creek
The Washington County Highway Department has temporarily closed Pecktonville Rd at the bridge over Licking Creek in Hagerstown, MD. This closure occurred on November 28, 2023, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. In emergencies, the department can clear the equipment from the bridge within 10 minutes.
Winter weather preparations underway for DMV organizations
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (DC News Now) — In the coming days, the DMV will get a first glimpse of what’s to come in the winter season. But, with the cold comes preparations across several organizations. Preparation is key when it comes to the winter season. Regardless of snow, ice or sleet, the Maryland Department of Transportation […]
Work Scheduled To Begin This Week On I-68 Near Sideling Hill
MDOT SHA says crews will remove a temporary barrier wall along the side of the roadway. Sideling Hill, Washington County, Md (Photo from Md. Dept. of Transportation State Highway Administration) Hagerstown, Md (KM) Beginning on Wednesday, November 28th, at 4:00 AM, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will...