Holiday closings

December 27, 2010

Following is a list of New Year's holiday closings:

City of Hagerstown

The City of Hagerstown's offices will be closed in observance of the New Year's holiday on Friday.

City offices also will be closed Monday for the third of three work-stop days included in the city's budget for fiscal year 2010-11. The work-stop days are being done to reduce expenditures.

The city noted that emergency and continuous operations will remain open.

City trash, recycling

The City of Hagerstown says that because the New Year's Day holiday is on Saturday, there will be no interruption of normal recycling and trash collection.

Washington County

Washington County offices and services will be closed Friday and Monday, with exceptions.

Transit services

Washington County Transit services — County Commuter bus routes and Paratransit services — will operate on a modified schedule during the holiday period.

Dec. 28 — Normal operations resume following Christmas hours.

Dec. 31 — All transit services end at 7 p.m.

Jan. 1 — No transit services

Jan. 3 — The county observes the New Year's Day holiday; all transit services are closed.

Jan. 4 — Normal operations resume


All Washington County landfill locations and transfer stations are closed Friday and Saturday, and will reopen Monday.

Emergency functions

Washington County's essential county emergency functions will operate as usual.

Chamber of Commerce

In observance of the holiday, the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce will be closed Tuesday and Friday.

Circuit, district courts

Washington County Circuit Court and Washington County District Court will be closed Thursday and Friday.

The Thursday closures are statewide budget-reduction days. The Friday closures are state holidays.


All Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration offices are open for business through Wednesday.

The MVA's full-service and express offices will be closed Thursday through Saturday.

All Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations also will be closed.

The closures are in observance of the statewide budget-reduction plan, as well as the New Year's holiday.

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