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firstname.lastname@example.orgAn architect’s plans for installing restrooms at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad roundhouse and shops in Martinsburg are about ready to be put out for bid. The Berkeley County Roundhouse Authority on Saturday authorized architect Matthew Grove to...
A few weeks ago, my wife and I found ourselves driving down through the beautiful foliage of Harpers Ferry road as we headed to Brunswick days. This is the same road that my Father in law Leon travelled for over thirty years when he worked on the...
September 2 No American ever envisioned the U.S. Capitol building as a hospital. Wounded Union soldiers from the Battle of Second Manassas occupied the Rotunda and halls of the Senate and House. Seats formerly used by senators from the South — men...
email@example.comSen. Christopher B. Shank said this week that he is “extremely concerned” about an idea for a 23-mile bike trail from Hagerstown to Weverton that is being considered by county officials. The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAn initiative to restore and redevelop the 19th century Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s roundhouse and shops in Martinsburg has gained more steam in the last few weeks. A federal grant awarded in 2006 for improvements to the 13.6-acre industrial...
Former railway could be used for commuter service To the editor: I see that fourth on the City of Hagerstown’s list of transportation priorities is the recreational trail following the old rail right-of-way from Hagerstown to Weverton. I think...
email@example.comPublic swimming pools and walking/jogging paths are Washington County’s greatest recreational deficiencies, according to a proposed county plan for land preservation, parks and recreation. The county or its municipalities will need to add about...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWalden Harp Burtner has only one major regret in his life — that he quit jousting in 1965 when he was about 40 years old. “I shouldn’t have quit when I did,” said Burtner, 87, whose family farm isn’t far from the Fairplay...
The town of Hancock will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War through a series of events Thursday through Sunday. The small town was the site of a Civil War battle from Jan. 5 to 7, 1862. The opening ceremony will take place at St....
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O'Malley to sign death penalty repeal next week ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to sign a measure repealing capital punishment in Maryland into law. Raquel Guillory, a spokeswoman for O'Malley, confirmed on Thursday that O'...
OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — The western Maryland city of Oakland is marking the 150th anniversary of a Civil War event notable in part for its lack of bloodshed. The event Thursday kicks of a four-day commemoration of the burning by Confederate troops of a...
BALTIMORE (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will be the speaker at the University of Baltimore School of Law's graduation ceremony. The former Speaker of the House who has represented San Francisco in Congress for 25 years is a Baltimore...
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