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Five nominees named for Washington County Circuit Court

HAGERSTOWN — The field of applicants for a vacancy on the Washington County Circuit Court has been narrowed down to five.

The state Judicial Nominating Commission said this week that the five nominees are: District Court Judge Dana Moylan Wright, Family Law Master G. Clair Baker Jr., and attorneys Edward L. Kuczynski, Mary Anne Day and Margaret Lynn Williams. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown  reports that the original field included 11 applicants.

Gov. Martin O’Malley will choose a candidate for the position.

The vacancy was created by the retirement of Judge W. Kennedy Boone III. Boone has continued to serve on the bench pending the selection of his replacement.