Tri-State Thanksgiving holiday closings

November 18, 2012

Washington County

Washington County government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Transit: The County Commuter will not operate Thursday. The bus service will resume operations Friday.

Landfill: The Forty West Landfill and transfer stations will be closed Thursday and Friday.

County Commissioners: The Washington County Commissioners are not scheduled to meet Tuesday.

City of Hagerstown

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the City of Hagerstown offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Trash collection: There will be no trash or recycling collection Thursday. Trash and recycling collection that is normally done Thursday and Friday will be delayed by one day.



Maryland state offices will be closed Wednesday for a service-reduction day, Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday and Friday for American Indian Heritage Day.

MVA — All Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration and VEIP locations will be closed Thursday through Saturday.

DLLR — All Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation physical locations will be closed to the public Wednesday through Friday. Unemployment insurance telephone and Web operations will be available Wednesday.


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver’s license and photo centers, including the full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Social Security offices

Social Security field offices will be closed to the public Friday. Field office employees working that day will focus on reducing backlogged workloads, according to information at

Chamber of Commerce

The Hagerstown-Washington County chamber office will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Frederick County, Md.

Frederick County government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. Offices will return to regularly scheduled hours on Nov. 26.

Curbside recycling: There will be no curbside recycling pickup on Thanksgiving, and all collections will shift one day later than the normal pickup for the remainder of the week. The landfill and Reichs Ford Road Recycling Center will be open Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Frederick County Public Libraries: Libraries will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, be closed on Thanksgiving and be open normal hours on Friday.

TransIT Services: TransIT Services will not operate on Thanksgiving. On Friday, TransIT-plus (demand response) will not be in service, but all other services will operate on regular schedules.


Banks will be closed Thursday.

Postal service

Post offices will be closed Thursday.

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