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firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Maryland Senate voted by the narrowest of margins this week to send a bill that aimed to address rental housing discrimination back to committee, effectively ending its chances of passing this year. Sen. Christopher B. Shank, R-Washington, who...
email@example.comEditor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories on findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan. Poverty, low-income housing and vacant properties in downtown Hagerstown...
MVB Financial Corp. FAIRMONT, W.Va. — MVB Financial Corp. recently announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the northern Virginia residential mortgage company Potomac Mortgage Group LLC, which has offices in Fairfax, McLean and Reston,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Hagerstown Housing Authority has been awarded two grants totaling $150,784 to help reduce the number of people who receive public housing assistance. Dianne Rudisill, resident services director for the Hagerstown Housing Authority, said the grants...
Chick-fil-A, Molly Hatchet and ‘Raymond’ re-runs To the editor: As was noted in the Aug. 1 edition of The Herald-Mail, many members of the Tri-State area took part in Chick-fil-A day, lining up around the chain’s Hagerstown location...
email@example.comAs a single mother of three, Patricia Marasa knows firsthand how difficult it can be to make ends meet for some families today. In 1996, Marasa, affectionately known as “Tish,” became a tenant of the Housing Authority of Washington County....
At the recent State of the City breakfast, it was stated that one of the problems with the downtown area is Section 8 housing. I have heard and read the espousement of this theory for many years, but never has there been proof that the Section 8 folks...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe construction of a minor league baseball stadium in downtown Hagerstown was cited Tuesday during the State of the City address as one of the ways officials hope to revitalize the urban core. Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II and members of the Hagerstown...
email@example.comThe Hagerstown Housing Authority has received a $100,125 federal grant to help pay for a program that sends the heads of low-income families back to school. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday that the money was...
“Why does it take 4 1/2 years to rebuild a small bridge in Waynesboro, (Pa.), when it took about half that time to build the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and less than 1 1/2 years to build the Empire State Building? And we’re talking...
“The first roundabout that was put in this area was at Cearfoss, Md., and probably the next 30 or 40 times I came through that roundabout, I didn’t even have to stop. I think they work wonderful. Now when are they going to put one out at...
Washington County Community Action Council Inc. was created in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” and the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. CAC is the designated Community Action Agency for Washington County,...
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