August 5, 2013
Several people showed up at a Boonsboro Town Council meeting Monday night to express concerns about the use of “smart meters” to measure electric use in buildings. One of the people who spoke, Mary Schanno, said smart meters emit microwave radiation and is worried that their use is associated with health complications like insomnia and migraine headaches. Although Schanno said she fears the meters are being used throughout the county, a Potomac Edison official said last week that the local provider is not installing smart meters in its Western Maryland service area.
August 11, 2011
Ashley and Danny Brugh II of Hagerstown announce the birth of a daughter, Cheyenne Marie Brugh , July 10, 2011. Maternal grandparents are Keith and Tina Harshman of Hagerstown. Paternal grandparents are Darrell and Marsha Ryan and Daniel Brugh of Hagerstown. Maternal great-grandparents are Isabelle Hostler of West Virginia and Nevin and Kendra Harshman of Maryland. Paternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Martin of Maryland and Donald Brugh of Florida. Paternal great-great-grandmother is Reba Martin of Maryland.
September 19, 2010
It's not too late. Voter registration in Maryland reopens Sept. 27 and closes Oct. 12. The general election is Nov. 2.
May 27, 2012
Economic Pulse is a snapshot of Washington County's economy. Using the latest sales, construction and employment data, it provides comparative Maryland and national figures.
December 2, 2009
NOV. 8, 1954-NOV. 30, 2009 CONWAY, S.C. - Beverly Jean Vaught, 55, of Bryants Landing Road, died Nov. 30, 2009, at Conway Medical Center. She was born Nov. 8, 1954, a daughter of the late Francis and Helen Faye Stultz Sumner. She is also predeceased by her grandparents, Tyler Frank Stultz and Ocie Ruby Stultz; and her aunt, Joan King. Beverly was a nurse in every sense of the word. She enjoyed taking care of others. She loved to sew, cook and collect angels, Santa Clauses, bells and pens.
September 16, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - Mort Kunstler tries to get into the minds of his subjects when he paints. "I'm into every person there," he said, gesturing to one of his paintings. "I put myself into each guy. What would he be doing? What would he be thinking?" While painting his newest release, "Maryland, My Maryland," he imagined himself at the scene. It was June 25, 1863, and Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was crossing the Potomac River at Boteler's Ford. The troops were excited as they waded through the water and climbed up the riverbank.
December 6, 2012
Wait, I thought this was a tax hike on the “rich”? To the editor: Maryland is preparing to take the gold medal in a competition only a fool would want to win. If we go over the “fiscal cliff,” my home state of Maryland will see an incredible $7,000 tax hike for a family making just the median income, according to an analysis by the Tax Foundation. This dramatic tax hike ranks as the highest amongst the 50 states and would do untold damage to the state's already fragile economic environment.