Local government holiday closings

December 23, 2012

Washington County

Government offices: In observance of Christmas, county government will be closed today and Tuesday.

County government offices also will be closed on New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Transit: All service will be halted  at 4 p.m. today and will remain closed Christmas Day.

All service is to stop at 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and will remain closed Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Landfill: All locations will be closed today and Tuesday.

All locations also will be closed on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

City of Hagerstown

Government offices: City offices will be closed today and Tuesday.

Offices also will be closed Jan. 1.

Trash collection: There will be no city garbage collection Tuesday because the landfill will be closed.

Residents who normally set out recycling, trash and yard waste for collection on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be delayed by one day. This impacts zones B, C, D, E and F.


The last yard-waste collection for 2012 will be the last week of December. The program will resume with set-out beginning the first full week in March.

State of Maryland

State offices: State government offices will be closed today for a service-reduction day and Tuesday in observance of Christmas.

State offices will be closed Dec. 31 for a service-reduction day and Jan. 1, in observance of New Year’s Day.

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation: All DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public today and Tuesday. Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations will be available today.

Motor Vehicle Administration: The MVA will close its full-service, express offices and VEOP stations today and Tuesday. The MVA will reopen for business on Wednesday.


All Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver’s license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Tuesday for Christmas and Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.

U.S. Postal Service

Post offices in the Baltimore District comprised of ZIP codes beginning with 210 to 219 will be open for business today and Dec. 31, but will close at noon.

Post offices will be closed Tuesday and Jan. 1. Only express mail will be delivered Tuesday and Jan. 1 in most major metropolitan areas.

Post offices will be open during their normal times Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

Revised hours will be posted at each post office.

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