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NEWS
April 8, 2008
Richard Epps loaded shelves recently at the new Boonsboro Free Library on Md. 34 just outside the town limits. A branch of the Washington County Free Library, the building will have its official grand opening April 16. The Hoffberger Moving Service removed the books from the old library in the Boonsboro Town Hall building and restacked them in the new location.
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NEWS
November 7, 2007
SMITHSBURG - For the month of October, Smithsburg Emergency Medical Services responded to 101 calls for service, bringing the 2007 total to 992 calls. That's up from 901 calls during the same time frame last year. A breakdown for the month included 23 calls within Smithsburg town limits and another 10 calls to areas served by Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Department. The department answered eight calls in its portion of Mount Aetna Volunteer Fire Company's response area. Mutual-aid calls to other counties included 23 to Frederick County, Md., and six to Franklin County, Pa. Smithsburg EMS personnel also assisted or handled three calls in the response area of Hagerstown's Community Rescue Service.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | October 17, 2007
Town water system surveyed by state BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Results of the water system survey by the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) were given in written form to the Town of Bath and will be explained Nov. 6 by PSC director Geert Bakker. At the Bath Town Council meeting Tuesday night, Mayor Susan J. Webster said the town council requested the water system survey be done on the town-owned water department, Berkeley Springs Water Works. Councilman David Crosby, a Water Works committee member and chairman of the Finance committee, said the survey was done to determine water rates, water use and the costs.
NEWS
September 25, 2007
Mayor: Paul D. Hose Jr., 301-842-3344. Vice Mayor: Steven Blickenstaff, 301-842-2023. Town Council: Stewart Brennan, 301-842-2269. Carol Hovermale, 301-842-2097. Theodore "Teddy" Hovermale, 301-842-2097. Town Hall: 301-842-2252. E-mail: townofclearspring@starpower.net Meeting: The second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Population: 466 History: First known as Myersville after the founder, Martin Myers, the town of Clear Spring was laid out in 1821.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | September 11, 2007
Lions Club to host basket bingo FUNKSTOWN - The Funkstown Lions Club is hosting a Longaberger basket bingo Sept. 23 at the Funkstown Fire Hall. Doors open at 1 p.m. with the first game starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $20. There will be 25 games. In addition, there will be food sales, tip jars, raffles and door prizes. Streets to become one-way in 13 days FUNKSTOWN - The big experiment begins in 13 days, and town officials and residents will be watching.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | September 5, 2007
Contract awarded for treatment plant project BOONSBORO - The town council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to award a contract to build a wastewater treatment plant. Town Manager Debra Smith said the $10.1 million contract will go to Kinsley Construction of York, Pa. Councilman Kevin Chambers said Kinsley Construction's bid was the lowest of the six that the town received. Athletic association wants more field time BOONSBORO - Representatives of the Boonsboro Area Athletic Association told the town council Tuesday that they need more room for their football games.
NEWS
By TRISH RUDDER | September 5, 2007
Town recorder turns in resignation BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Garnet Marsh, town recorder for Bath, resigned her position effective Sept. 30. Marsh is moving outside the town limits and no longer is eligible to serve on the town council, Mayor Susan J. Webster said at Tuesday's night's council meeting. "Garnet is and will continue to be an advocate for the Town of Bath," Webster said. Webster said the council members will fill in where they are needed until someone is appointed.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | March 13, 2007
CLEAR SPRING - Members of Boy Scout Troop 117 are planning to make the Clear Spring community a little cleaner during April. The scouts will be participating in Adopt A Highway - from Orebank Road to Clear Spring High School. In addition, they will be sweeping the sidewalks in the town limits during April, weather permitting.
NEWS
February 7, 2007
SMITHSBURG - Smithsburg Emergency Medical Services responded to 109 calls for service in January, according to Capt. James Ulrich. Those calls included 23 within Smithsburg town limits and 17 calls to areas served by Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Department. Smithsburg EMS answered 10 calls in its portion of Mount Aetna Volunteer Fire Co.'s response area. Mutual aid calls to other counties included six each to Frederick County, Md., and Franklin County, Pa. Smithsburg EMS personnel were dispatched to eight calls in the response area of Hagerstown's Community Rescue Service.
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