May 26, 2011
Barnes Road in Boonsboro will reopen to through traffic at Beaver Creek, effective 1:30 p.m. Friday, Washington County road officials said. The county thanked the community and motorists for their patience during the rehabilitation of the historic bridge, according to a news release. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Jessica Spring, project manager at 240-313-2414 or Robert Slocum, deputy director of public works, at 240- 313-2418.
January 27, 2012
It's been a season of streaks for Clear Spring's boys basketball team. After opening the season with a seven-game winning streak, the Blazers suffered through a seven-game losing streak. But they're back on the winning track with two straight victories, the latest Friday's 60-44 triumph over Boonsboro in an MVAL Antietam game. Clear Spring (9-7, 5-5) put Boonsboro (3-13, 0-10) in the rear-view mirror by taking a 22-6 lead through the first quarter. “We jumped out to a good lead,” Blazers coach Ryan Grabill said.
February 19, 2011
Saturday, February 19, 2011 UNIFIED BOCCE BALL Boonsboro won the Washington County Tournament on Saturday, finishing with six wins in the round-robin tournament in which every county public school was represented. Clear Spring finished second with five wins. Smithsburg and Williamsport each finished with three wins, with the Leopards beating the Wildcats in a roll-off for third place. Williamsport was fourth. Hancock finished fifth with two wins. South Hagerstown and North Hagerstown each finished with one win, and the Rebels beat the Hubs in a roll-off for sixth.
March 12, 2012
Alexis Jarman, the 16-year-old Boonsboro girl who was critically injured in a traffic accident last month, is making a slow recovery at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, her aunt said Monday. Tonya Jarman said her niece underwent a successful surgery on Friday, and was taken out of Critical Care on Sunday. “She's better,” Tonya Jarman said. “It's a slow recovery, but she's out of Critical Care. Her next stop will be rehabilitation.” Tonya Jarman said Alexis no longer is on life support and can speak “a few words, but not much.” “She's still medicated for pain,” Tonya Jarman said.
May 4, 2012
Friday, May 4, 2012 PREP SOFTBALL Tristan Hartle smacked a three-run homer to open the scoring in the first inning for Boonsboro (5-12, 4-10) in an 8-2 MVAL Antietam victory over South Hagerstown on Friday. Kaitlyn Spangler had two hits and two RBIs, and Ashlyn Hinkle added two hits for the Rebels (0-17, 0-13). Boonsboro 303 020 0 - 8 11 3 South 002 000 0 - 2 7 3 Thompson and Tobery.
October 28, 2012
ThompsonGas celebrated the grand opening of its new retail showroom at 6708 Old National Pike in Boonsboro on Sept. 29. The celebration featured a live radio broadcast and giveaways, food from the grill, other refreshments, entertainment and activities. The store offered specials through Oct. 6, and gave away a gas grill and hundreds of gallons of propane to customers. ThompsonGas, with headquarters in Hagerstown, is among the fastest-growing propane companies in the country. It is the 19th-largest retail propane operator in the United States, serving nearly 170,000 customers in 10 states.
December 28, 2011
Brownie Troop 40062 of Boonsboro collected nonperishable food items and donated them to the food pantry in Boonsboro.
September 1, 2012
A 19-year-old man is accused of injuring two people Saturday during a dispute in Boonsboro, according to the Washington County Sheriff's office. Tyler Michael Szarvas of Boonsboro is charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault and concealing a dangerous weapon, the sheriff's office said Saturday night. A 20-year-old man who was stabbed several times in the incident was in serious condition at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where he was flown for treatment, police said.
April 18, 2013
Boonsboro honored six players Thursday on Senior Night, but it was the underclassmen who starred for the Warriors. Junior Courtney Ridenour was Boonsboro's senior contributor, leading the Warriors with three goals on the way to a 7-3 victory over Brunswick. “It was an awesome win for the seniors,” Boonsboro coach Susan Funke said. “We played as a team, though. I tell them nothing is scored by themselves. Every goal is a total team effort.” Maeve Windsor - the Warriors' junior goalkeeper - gave a masterful performance between the pipes with 14 saves.
September 20, 2010
BOONSBORO -- Two people were in stable condition Sunday in Washington County Hospital following a morning vehicle accident near Sheetz in Boonsboro, hospital representatives said. Linda Cox, 64, of Northfield, Ohio, and Glen Stottlemyer, 73, of Boonsboro, were taken to the hospital Sunday with nonlife-threatening injuries, Maryland State Police Trooper 1st Class Corey Steffy said. Steffy said the accident happened after Cox failed to obey a flashing red traffic signal on Md. 66. A power outage earlier Sunday made the light at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Md. 66 flash instead of change, Steffy said.