Community briefs

March 09, 2005

Memorabilia book available for sale

"The A-10s Come Home," a publication of photographs and memorabilia from the Fairchild Reunion on Nov. 6, 2004, is available for sale at the Washington County Free Library.

The cost is $12.50 per copy.

The library is at 100 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.

City waste collection to resume April 6

City of Hagerstown yard waste collection program will resume on April 6, and will run through Dec. 7, according to a city press release. Set yard waste at curbside after 4 p.m. Tuesday for Wednesday morning collection.

Yard waste should be placed at curbside in reusable containers or yard waste bags or leaf bags.

Contact the Engineering Department's recycling hotline at 301-739-8577, ext. 105, for additional information.

Excavation to begin on Elgin Boulevard

Beginning at 7 p.m. today work crews from Charles E. Brake Inc. will begin excavating on Elgin Boulevard to install new utility service lines.


Weather permitting, Elgin Boulevard will be closed to all traffic between West Washington Street and South Burhans Boulevard; traffic will be detoured around the work zone via Washington Street, Lanvale Street, Burhans Boulevard, and Ross Street, the City of Hagerstown said in a prepared release.

Motorists approaching the intersection should expect to encounter barricades, traffic control devices, and detour signs until the work is completed. It is anticipated that Elgin Boulevard will remain closed until at least March 31.

Emergency vehicles will not be able to pass through the work area, the release said.

For information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 125.

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