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August 23, 2011
The first annual Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown has selected 51 films from 19 different countries to screen at the 2011 film festival. Director Tracie Donahue said, “The quality of these films is remarkable for a first year festival. We received submissions from some of the best...
August 22, 2011
County communications manager honored   Peter “Pete” Loewenheim doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about. As Washington County Communications maintenance manager since 1986, Loewenheim said he and the three technicians on his staff are just doing their jobs. When he learned in April that he...
August 22, 2011
SJF CLEANTECH MENTORSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 The Technical Innovation Center would like to announce that the SJF Institute, in partnership with the Appalachia Regional Commission and private philanthropies, is offering an exciting opportunity for Appalachian-based cleantech...
August 19, 2011
Washington County 2Q Real Estate Report  We thought you would be interested in a recent 2011 bi-annual report from one of the commercial brokers who is active in the Hagerstown-Washington County market.  The good news is there is new commercial construction activity, building space availability and...
August 12, 2011
Maryland Department of Planning August 12, 2011 A Message from MDP Secretary Richard E. Hall about PlanMaryland:   When we issued the draft of PlanMaryland in April, we said it was a draft meant for outside comment, and we meant it.   And when we said we wanted input to help us refine and improve...
August 12, 2011
The Transportation Association of Maryland (TAM) announces its 2011 Annual Conference & Tradeshow, "Who Knew!" at Clarion/Hager Hall Conference & Event Center in Hagerstown, Maryland, September 20-23, 2011.   Who Should Attend? • TAM Members • Human Service Agencies • Private Transit...
August 11, 2011
Media Release   Contact: Knob Hall Winery, 301-842-2777   For Immediate Release:   Knob Hall Winery Announces 2011 “Winestock” to Benefit the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® September 10th Event Includes Concerts and Wine Tasting   (Clear Spring, MD) -- Knob Hall Winery has...
August 11, 2011
PlanMaryland Draft Acting Planning Director Steve Goodrich presented a report on PlanMaryland, the State’s latest proposal to advance its smart growth initiatives and implement 12 planning visions. PlanMaryland is a multi-chapter document designed to serve as a guide for Maryland agencies and local...
August 11, 2011
Community Development Block Grant Plans August 9, 2011 The Commissioners approved the renewal of two Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) plans, following a report from CDBG coordinator Susan Buchanan, Fiscal/Research Specialist for the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development...
August 11, 2011
Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing Held August 9, 2011 The Commissioners approved acceptance of the Maryland Neighborhood Conservative Initiative Grant for 2011 following a public hearing. Susan Buchanan, Fiscal/Research Specialist, Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development...
August 11, 2011
Hancock got some good tidings Wednesday evening when it was announced  that a manufacturer will move into the former Fleetwood building, bringing 60 or more new jobs to the town over three years. Evolve Composites will begin moving into the 110,000-square-foot building this fall and start...
August 11, 2011
Discovery Station's HANGARFEST A Celebration of Wine, Music & More October 1, 2011 - 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Rider Jet Center 18539 Henson Boulevard Hagerstown, MD Tickets will be available online at www.marylandmemories.com or by calling the Discovery Station at 301-790-0076 or the...
August 10, 2011
Washington County officials just learned this afternoon that Direct Air has initiated contacts to advanced ticket holders that flights from Hagerstown to Myrtle Beach, SC and Lakeland, FL will be discontinued beginning August 21, 2011. Although current load factors experienced on the 14 flights...
August 5, 2011
Technical Innovation Center client, DocuTrac, Inc., developer of Behavioral Health Software, announced the release of its latest version of QuicDoc EMR Enterprise Edition software.  This newest release, ready for Meaningful Use, allows qualified providers to apply for Medicare and Medicaid...
August 4, 2011
Media Release Think reInk Opens in City Center For Release- August 3, 2011 HAGERSTOWN, MD- Less than three months after a Franklin County-based business announced plans to expand operations in Hagerstown, the established ink cartridge re-filler and supplier opened its doors to the public today (...
August 3, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            CONTACT: Leslie Hart, Agriculture Marketing Specialist Phone: 301-432-4782 Email: lhart@hagerstownedc.org   Celebrate National Can-It-Forward Day on Saturday, August 13, 2011 Hagerstown, MD (August 2, 2011) –The...
August 2, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Leslie Hart, Agriculture Marketing Specialist Phone: 301-432-4782 Email: lhart@washco-md.net EDC NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE “2011 WASHINGTON COUNTY FARM OF THE YEAR” AWARD Hagerstown, MD (August...
July 29, 2011
July 2011: Maryland Work Matters Disability Employment Resource Employer Success Stories: Hiring Individuals with Disabilities Think Beyond the Label, a national awareness campaign encouraging the hiring of qualified individuals with disabilities, is showcasing employer success stories. Read...
July 26, 2011
Very limited time offer, take advantage now….. www.visitdirectair.com or 1-877-432-3473 50% OFF SALE - Summer Savings on low fares! Summer brings the hottest deals on airfares. For a limited time, you can save 50% on all airfare purchased between Tuesday, July 26th and Saturday, July 30th. This...
July 20, 2011
There is still time to put together a team to compete in the “Iron Chef” at the Ag Expo & Fair this Saturday and Sunday.  You can participate in Iron Chef (Saturday)  that includes making an appetizer, entrée and dessert or Iron Chef Burger (Sunday)  Deadline to register is Friday, July 22 at...

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