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by HARRY NOGLE | January 11, 2006
Kurtz to speak to Historical Society Peter Kurtz, director of the National Register program at the Maryland Historical Trust, will speak at the Sharpsburg Historical Society meeting Thursday, Jan. 12. Find out the positive points of National Register listing, including state and federal tax credit eligibility, and protection from state and federally-funded projects such as road improvements. The presentation will be of interest to all historic property owners, whether you live in Sharpsburg or the surrounding area.
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NEWS
July 3, 2002
Bank representatives attend council meeting KEEDYSVILLE - Representatives from M&T Bank attended Monday's Town Council meeting. They thanked the municipality for their business and explained the range of services they offer. Pigeon shed on park property torn down KEEDYSVILLE - A dilapidated pigeon shed on the town park property was recently torn down, Mayor Lee Brandenburg said. Brandenburg said some grass seed and straw is needed to replaced the sod. Planning and zoning commission to meet KEEDYSVILLE - The planning and zoning commission will meet the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. until further notice, town officials said.
NEWS
By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI | April 9, 1999
KEEDYSVILLE - Keedysville will receive a property tax rebate from Washington County of $3,117, an increase of 8.23 percent from the $2,880 the town received last year. The Washington County Commissioners discussed the allocation with Keedysville council members during a meeting Thursday. The tax rebate partially reimburses municipalities for police, parks and road services they provide. The rebate also is based on the town's population of 464. Keedysville received a rebate because it has two parks, according to Rodney Shoop, county administrator.
NEWS
By ERIN HEATH | June 7, 1999
KEEDYSVILLE - The Keedysville Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to keep the town's existing police protection program. Under the program, Keedysville and Sharpsburg use property tax rebate money along with matching funds to pay for a Washington County Sheriff's Department resident deputy to patrol both towns. This year Keedysville received a tax rebate of $3,117, which was based on the town's population of 464. The rebate was more than an 8 percent increase from the $2,880 it received last year.
NEWS
June 8, 1999
The Keedysville Town Council approved a subdivision of two lots from a 13-acre parcel of land off of Dogstreet Road in Monday's meeting. The land belongs to Larry and Karen Matson, who want to sell the two lots to Chris McGuigan of the Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, Md. McGuigan would like to restore a stone house dating back to about 1800 that rests on the property, Karen Matson said. - Erin Heath
NEWS
May 21, 2012
The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office was investigating a Saturday morning fire that was intentionally set to the rear of a house on the 5000 block of Mount Briar Road. The notice of investigation said that an arson threat had been made against the property. The fire was discovered by a resident of the house at 6:30 a.m. Personal property and dresser drawers were set on fire in the backyard, the notice said. Damage was estimated at $250, the notice said. The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Boonsboro Police Department assisted in the investigation, the notice said.
NEWS
December 23, 2011
A Keedysville teenager has been charged with first-degree assault and other offenses after a Boonsboro couple was shot with paintball guns on Dec. 12. Rockey Weston Rutherford, 18, of 5407 Porterstown Road, was charged with two counts each of first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment and one count each of malicious destruction of property and disturbing the peace, Boonsboro police said. An arrest warrant was served on Rutherford on Tuesday by the Washington County Warrant Task Force, police said.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | February 5, 2008
KEEDYSVILLE -- A Keedysville man died early Sunday in an accident on Interstate 68 near Bruceton Mills, W.Va., according to the Preston County (W.Va.) Sheriff's Department. Joseph Michael "Joey" Ellis, 22, a 2004 Boonsboro High School graduate, was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said. Ellis, who was in his fourth year at Frostburg (Md.) State University, was westbound on I-68 when his 2000 Chrysler 300 went off the road into the median near mile marker 19 about 4:03 a.m., deputies said.
NEWS
December 10, 2000
Keedysville opens home to visitors By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer photos: KEVIN G. GILBERT / Staff Photographer KEEDYSVILLE - Sixteen homes, churches and buildings in Keedysville displayed their finery Sunday during "Keedysville by Candlelight," a tour of homes sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society. continued One thousand tickets were sold for the day-long tour of the historic sites, all on Main Street, according to organizer Nancy Baer.
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