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NEWS
February 24, 2013
The City of Hagerstown will resume yard waste collections the week of March 3. The program will continue through the last full week of December, the city said in an emailed news release. The city reminded residents to set out yard waste the same night as they set out their trash and recycling. Yard waste can be placed at curbside after 4 p.m. but before midnight on the set-out day. In addition, the city said, yard waste must be placed at curbside in reusable containers such as garbage cans or cardboard boxes, or in paper yard waste bags.
NEWS
August 30, 2008
The collection of all trash, yard waste and recycling will be delayed one day in Hagerstown next week because of the Labor Day holiday, according to a press release from the City of Hagerstown. Waste collection will return to the regular schedule the week of Sept. 7.
NEWS
August 29, 2008
The collection of all trash, yard waste and recycling will be delayed one day in Hagerstown next week because of the Labor Day holiday, according to a press release from the City of Hagerstown. Waste collection will return to the regular schedule the week of Sept. 7.
NEWS
April 1, 2007
Highlights of the City of Hagerstown's $157.2 million proposed budget: · Public safety - $19.7 million · General government - $5.47 million · Streets and alleys - $2.36 million · Parks and recreation - $2.34 million · Unallocated expenses - $2.3 million · Debt service - $2.08 million · Waste collection - $2.05 million · Capital Improvement Program appropriations - $1.2 million ...
NEWS
February 24, 1997
By DAVE McMILLION Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Berkeley County officials say they will soon begin a recycling program for yard waste in the county. The program is being forced by a new state law that prohibits yard waste such as leaves and grass clippings from being disposed in landfills, said Berkeley County Commissioners President Jim Smith. The new law went into effect Jan. 1, Smith said. To start the program, the commissioners Thursday gave $13,309 to the Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority.
OPINION
June 30, 2012
Thumbs up to the members of Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association, whose tireless efforts to build a monument to honor men and women who served in the conflict took a major step forward this week with a groundbreaking ceremony on Mealey Parkway in Hagerstown. The memorial, which started as a dream in October 2010, is expected to be completed about a year from now. Thumbs down to those who dumped 360 tons - that's 720,000 pounds - of garbage that was collected by more than 9,000 volunteers during West Virginia's annual spring cleanup.
NEWS
March 9, 2005
Memorabilia book available for sale "The A-10s Come Home," a publication of photographs and memorabilia from the Fairchild Reunion on Nov. 6, 2004, is available for sale at the Washington County Free Library. The cost is $12.50 per copy. The library is at 100 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. City waste collection to resume April 6 City of Hagerstown yard waste collection program will resume on April 6, and will run through Dec. 7, according to a city press release.
NEWS
August 2, 2007
Berkeley nets grant for waste collection MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Gov. Joe Manchin on Wednesday awarded 26 solid waste management grants totaling $280,000, including $10,000 for Berkeley County's solid waste authority, to assist with litter control and recycling efforts across the state. Administered by the West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB), the grant program is designed to assist solid waste authorities in the job of properly managing solid waste within their counties or regions, according to a news release from Manchin's office.
NEWS
September 2, 2010
The following local agencies will operate as listed on Labor Day. Washington County government All offices of Washington County government will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. County parks will be open and the swimming pool at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Early voting will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the former PNC bank building at 128 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown....
NEWS
September 21, 2012
Permanent seating at City Park band shell discussed The city of Hagerstown is considering installing permanent seating at the Peter Buys Band Shell at City Park. City Engineer Rodney Tissue presented initial plans Tuesday to the Hagerstown City Council, saying a permanent seating option at the band shell would be a nice addition to the park. “Basically, they would be a series of concrete bands with wooden benches sitting on top of them,” he said. “This would hold maybe 200 patrons of the band shell.” The green wooden benches there now have the capacity for about 300 to 400 people, Tissue said.
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NEWS
February 24, 2013
The City of Hagerstown will resume yard waste collections the week of March 3. The program will continue through the last full week of December, the city said in an emailed news release. The city reminded residents to set out yard waste the same night as they set out their trash and recycling. Yard waste can be placed at curbside after 4 p.m. but before midnight on the set-out day. In addition, the city said, yard waste must be placed at curbside in reusable containers such as garbage cans or cardboard boxes, or in paper yard waste bags.
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NEWS
September 21, 2012
Permanent seating at City Park band shell discussed The city of Hagerstown is considering installing permanent seating at the Peter Buys Band Shell at City Park. City Engineer Rodney Tissue presented initial plans Tuesday to the Hagerstown City Council, saying a permanent seating option at the band shell would be a nice addition to the park. “Basically, they would be a series of concrete bands with wooden benches sitting on top of them,” he said. “This would hold maybe 200 patrons of the band shell.” The green wooden benches there now have the capacity for about 300 to 400 people, Tissue said.
OPINION
June 30, 2012
Thumbs up to the members of Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association, whose tireless efforts to build a monument to honor men and women who served in the conflict took a major step forward this week with a groundbreaking ceremony on Mealey Parkway in Hagerstown. The memorial, which started as a dream in October 2010, is expected to be completed about a year from now. Thumbs down to those who dumped 360 tons - that's 720,000 pounds - of garbage that was collected by more than 9,000 volunteers during West Virginia's annual spring cleanup.
NEWS
September 2, 2010
The following local agencies will operate as listed on Labor Day. Washington County government All offices of Washington County government will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. County parks will be open and the swimming pool at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Early voting will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the former PNC bank building at 128 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown....
NEWS
December 1, 2009
The last opportunity for yard waste collection in Hagerstown is Dec. 16, City Administrator Bruce Zimmerman said Tuesday. Residents should set out yard waste the evening of Dec. 15 for collection the next day, he said.
NEWS
August 30, 2008
The collection of all trash, yard waste and recycling will be delayed one day in Hagerstown next week because of the Labor Day holiday, according to a press release from the City of Hagerstown. Waste collection will return to the regular schedule the week of Sept. 7.
NEWS
August 29, 2008
The collection of all trash, yard waste and recycling will be delayed one day in Hagerstown next week because of the Labor Day holiday, according to a press release from the City of Hagerstown. Waste collection will return to the regular schedule the week of Sept. 7.
NEWS
December 18, 2007
Hagerstown's last citywide yard waste collection for 2007 will be Wednesday. Residents should set their yard waste on the curb after 4 p.m. today. Yard waste includes leaves, grass clippings, branches and small sticks. Residents are required to bundle branches and sticks in lengths of 3 feet or less and no larger than 2 inches in diameter. The waste has to be placed in reusable containers, such as bins, paper bags, yard waste bags, leaf bags or garbage cans. Plastic bags will not be taken.
NEWS
November 21, 2007
Hagerstown's last citywide yard-waste collection will be Dec. 5, according to the city's engineering department. Residents should put their yard waste in reusable containers on the curb anytime after 4 p.m. Tuesday for Wednesday morning collection. Yard waste includes leaves, grass clippings, branches and small sticks. Residents are required to bundle branches and sticks in diameters no larger than 2 inches and lengths of less than 3 feet. The program will resume in the spring.
NEWS
August 2, 2007
Berkeley nets grant for waste collection MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Gov. Joe Manchin on Wednesday awarded 26 solid waste management grants totaling $280,000, including $10,000 for Berkeley County's solid waste authority, to assist with litter control and recycling efforts across the state. Administered by the West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB), the grant program is designed to assist solid waste authorities in the job of properly managing solid waste within their counties or regions, according to a news release from Manchin's office.
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