Public Works stayed busy throughout July
SMITHSBURG - The Town of Smithsburg's Public Works Department was busy throughout the month of July.
Public Works Director William Loughridge said employees installed stop/street signs at the intersections of Joel and Byron drives, Colton and Amanda drives, Bachtell and Amanda drives and Amanda Drive at Smithsburg/Leitersburg Road.
Employees also made repairs stemming from several malicious destruction incidents, including replacing a woman's toilet that was ripped out of the floor of a Community Park bathroom and replacing an American flag put up for Smithsburg Pride Days that was stolen.
Town welcomes three new employees
SMITHSBURG - Smithsburg's mayor and Town Council welcomed three new town employees at Tuesday's council meeting.
The town recently hired Karen "Sue" Bernier as the town's new police department administrative assistant, police officer James "J.R." Bowers and part-time Public Works employee Michael Shuck.