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  1. Police chief in Maryland lands new job in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Baltimore News

    Greenville City Manager Barbara Lipscomb announced Holtzman's hiring on Monday. Holtzman said last month that he was retiring from the Hagerstown department after 26 years of service.

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  2. AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.43 per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Baltimore News

    AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $2.43, down from $2.50 a week ago. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in cities around the state includes $2.40 in Baltimore, $2.46 in Cumberland, $2.53 in Hagerstown and $2.27 in Salisbury.

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  3. Fire breaks out at Hagerstown Volvo plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Baltimore News

    Officials say a fire broke out in a decommissioned cooling tower at the Volvo Group Trucks plant in western Maryland, but was quickly contained. The Herald-Mail reports that a Washington County Emergency Services official says fire crews rushed to the plant north of Hagerstown around 9 a.m. Thursday.

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  4. Hagerstown medical marijuana-growing facility proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Baltimore News

    The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that Peake Releaf president and manager Warren Lemley told the Hagerstown Planning Commission Wednesday that he will apply for a license to open a facility in the city. The state is expected to distribute 15 licenses around December.

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  5. Man pleads guilty in death of homeless man in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Baltimore News

    A homeless man charged in the death of another homeless man in Hagerstown has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports 31-year-old Marvin F. House III pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court in the death of 63-year-old Jan Hammond.

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  6. Woman gets 5 years for texting in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Baltimore News

    A western Maryland woman who prosecutors say was texting while driving when she hit and killed a bicyclist has been sentenced to five years in prison. Twenty-four-year-old Nadine Rager of Hagerstown pleaded guilty Monday to negligent manslaughter by vehicle.

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  7. Officials find neglected horses with 3-foot-long hoovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Baltimore News

    The Humane Society of Washington County is investigating a situation that recently resulted in the euthanization of a miniature mare and the rescue of two emaciated horses from a property in Washington County. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that Days End Farm Horse Rescue announced that the horses were found on Friday in an unspecified location, with two of the horses having curled hooves that were more than three feet long.

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  8. Court date for woman charged with texting in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Baltimore News

    A western Maryland woman is due in court in Hagerstown on charges she was texting behind the wheel when her car struck and killed a bicyclist in January. The status hearing Monday is for 24-year-old Nadine Rager of Hagerstown.

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  9. AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.50 per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Baltimore News

    AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $2.50, down from $2.55 a week ago. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in cities around the state includes $2.47 in Baltimore, $2.49 in Cumberland, $2.59 in Hagerstown and $2.34 in Salisbury.

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  10. West Virginia man gets prison time for pot shipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Baltimore News

    The Herald-Mail reports that 32-year-old Jeremiah Johnston of Falling Waters, West Virginia, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court in Hagerstown. He told police he bought the weed from several suppliers in northern California, consolidated the packages and then had it shipped from Oakland to an address in a Hagerstown business park.

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  11. Man killed in early morning shooting in HagerstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Baltimore News

    A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for the entire area, including Baltimore City and excluding the Eastern Shore, 4 PM Thursday afternoon through midnight Thursday night. Rainfall of one to two inches, with locally higher amounts, is possible with heavy rain and thunderstorms and possible flooding, especially in urbanized areas.

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  12. EPA, 16 companies reach deal on cleanup of Hagerstown siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Baltimore News

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with 16 companies for cleaning up the Central Chemical Superfund site in Hagerstown. The EPA said in a news release Monday that the agency and the state of Maryland have reached agreement with the companies for more than $14.3 million contain contaminated soils and waste on site of the Central Chemical Corp. facility.

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  13. Engineers continuing to assess damage to historic park towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Baltimore News

    Engineers with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources are continuing to assess the damage to a 188-year-old stone monument in Washington County, after it was struck by lightning in June. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that the three-story, 30-foot Washington Monument, located at Washington Monument State Park near Boonsboro, has remained closed to visitors since a bolt of lightning hit the top of the stone structure.

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  14. AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.60 per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Baltimore News

    AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $2.60, down from $2.64 a week ago. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in cities around the state includes $2.58 in Baltimore, $2.55 in Cumberland, $2.64 in Hagerstown and $2.41 in Salisbury.

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  15. 2 arrested at Maryland airports for gun possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Baltimore News

    At BWI, authorities say a Baltimore County man was stopped after TSA officers caught him with a handgun loaded with five rounds of ammunition as he was passing through a checkpoint. Authorities say the gun was in his luggage, and that he was ticketed to fly to New York.

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  16. Prosecutor: No charges warranted in death of man in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Baltimore News

    Washington County's top prosecutor says no criminal charges are warranted in the death of man after he was shocked by a Hagerstown police stun gun in April. Thirty-one-year-old Darrell Brown of Upper Marlboro died April 16 after an officer shocked him outside a home he had allegedly broken into.

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  17. Farmer guilty on 5 counts of animal cruelty, gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Baltimore News

    A western Maryland farmer has been convicted of five counts of animal cruelty after animal control officers seized scores of cattle, goats and sheep from the farm near Boonsboro. Sixty-one-year-old Daniel Rohrer was sentenced to a $500 fine and three years of unsupervised probation Wednesday in Hagerstown.

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  18. Mom's boyfriend charged with murder in birthday cake beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Baltimore News

    A grand jury has added murder to the charges facing a man accused of fatally beating a 9-year-old boy over a missing piece of birthday cake. Washington County State's Attorney Charles Strong announced indictments Wednesday adding charges against all three people charged in the death of Jack Garcia of Hagerstown.

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  19. 5 months early, it's Christmas in July in Hagerstown, Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Baltimore News

    The event in City Park features train rides for the kids, special events at the Hagerstown Railroad Museum and an outdoor showing of the movie, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Saturday evening. Out-of-season celebrations are becoming a thing in Hagerstown.

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  20. Medical marijuana producer planning facility near HagerstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Baltimore News

    Officials from a medical marijuana producer are planning to turn 19 acres of land near Hagerstown into a growing operation for the plant -- if their company is awarded a state cultivation license in a few months. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that the five-member Washington County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve Green Thumb Industries LLC's proposal.

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