August 28, 2000
Body found at Urbana From Staff and AP reports URBANA, Md. - A body was found in a burning vehicle near Sugarloaf Parkway in Urbana Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police in Frederick, Md. State Police received a report of a burning vehicle at 7:40 a.m. and were directed to a field in the area of Sugarloaf Parkway. The vehicle, which had been engulfed in flames, was smoldering when police arrived. A preliminary investigation indicated that the occupant died in the fire, police said.
May 19, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were charged as delinquent juveniles after police responded to Noland Village on Tuesday afternoon for a house burglary. Police initially responded to the scene at 1:25 p.m. after a report of shots being fired, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Police said they determined the gunshots might have occurred in the area of Court 1 in Noland Village, and they later spotted two males at a construction site at the end of Sweeney Drive.
April 8, 2009
A power outage caused by blasting at a construction site west of Hagerstown left more than 1,100 Allegheny Power customers without electricity for about an hour Wednesday afternoon, company spokesman Todd Meyers said. About 1,150 customers initially lost power, but it was restored to more than 900 customers by 1:15 p.m., Meyers said. Service was restored to the remaining customers by 2:45 p.m., the power company reported on its Web site. The power failure was first reported at 12:09 p.m., according to dispatchers at the Washington County 911 Center.
October 9, 2012
Washington County Public Schools will hold a groundbreaking Oct. 30 for the new Bester Elementary School, according to school system officials. The public groundbreaking is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Workers are installing a fence around the construction site this week, according to an email from Project Manager Traci Coldsmith. The new school will be built behind the existing Bester Elementary School at the corner of South Potomac Street and East Memorial Boulevard in Hagerstown's South End. Crews also are installing sediment controls for the construction process and stabilizing the construction entrance off Mill Street, Coldsmith said.
December 29, 2005
Items stolen from construction site About $2,000 worth of items was reported stolen after a construction trailer at a housing construction site on Maugans Avenue was broken into, police said. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Department, a mini-refrigerator, microwave and computer were reported stolen about 8 a.m. Tuesday from the trailer at a construction site about halfway between Interstate 81 and Maugansville Road. About $310 worth of damage was done to the property in the breaking and entering, police said.
November 7, 2011
The left lane of South Potomac Street is scheduled to close at 8 a.m. Tuesday for work at the Washington County Free Library construction site, according to an emailed traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown. The lane needs to be closed to accommodate the construction work and delivery vehicles, according to the advisory. The work is expected to last until 4 p.m. Tuesday, at which time the lane is expected to reopen. The closure is expected to be repeated Wednesday, according to the advisory.
December 2, 1998
Four vehicles stolen from dealership Using stolen keys, thieves took four used vehicles early Monday from Hagerstown Ford on Wesel Boulevard, according to Washington County Sheriff's deputies. Taken were a 1997 Ford Explorer, a red 1996 Ford Explorer, and a black 1996 BMW. A fourth vehicle was recovered. Construction site targeted by thieves Copper wire and other items were taken Monday from a construction site at 1040 Frederick St., according to Hagerstown City Police.
September 30, 2003
firstname.lastname@example.org FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Police officers who are investigating two fires that broke out at the construction site of a new middle school in Berkeley County believe both blazes were intentionally set. Deputy Brad Dusek of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department said two cars were seen leaving the construction site around the time of the fires - a black Ford Taurus and a maroon car of an unknown make and model....