ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys have given arguments about whether a Maryland bill to allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants under certain circumstances should be put to voters in November. Joseph Sandler, who argued on behalf of the measure’s supporters, said Friday ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — With budgets still tight, one Washington County agency has decided not to compete for dwindling nonprofit dollars but to support the area’s approximately 500 not-for-profit groups with precious human capital instead. Known as Volunteer Washington County, the nonprofit ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Department of the Environment says water seeping from the ground in the area of Washington County’s Old City/County Landfill was found to have an arsenic level nearly twice as high as the federal standard for drinking ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — Printing company Lehigh Phoenix says it’s expanding its Hagerstown plant as it moves production from Rockaway, N.J., to its western Maryland headquarters complex. The Washington County Economic Development Commission said Friday that the 28,000-square-foot addition will add 20 ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Four rural Maryland counties say they’re joining forces against a proposed statewide development plan called PlanMaryland. Allegany, Carroll, Frederick and Washington counties said Monday they have formed the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition, largely to lobby against the plan. ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — The Appalachian Regional Commission is working on a road map for economic growth in western Maryland. U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced a $70,000 grant Monday from the U.S. Commerce Department to the Tri-County Council. The ...
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HAGERSTOWN — Two state lawmakers say legislation is needed to ensure that Washington County volunteer fire companies get their fair share of gambling proceeds. The Herald-Mail newspaper reports that Democratic Delegate John Donoghue and Republican Sen. Christopher Shank want to ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — A Sharpsburg man is going to prison for growing marijuana in a strip-mall store that was leased as a computer business. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that 33-year-old Chad Frobouck was sentenced Thursday in Hagerstown to a five-year ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — Electric utilities in Maryland say about 1,000 customers remain without power after a freak October snowstorm. Allegheny Power said Tuesday it had about 800 outages. Nearly 700 of those are in Washington County. Delmarva Power and BGE report ...Read More »
State Sen. Rob Garagiola is making it official. The Montgomery County Democrat will begin his campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday at the BlackRock Center for Arts in Germantown. The announcement Friday said Garagiola, who is now ...
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