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NEWS
July 29, 1998
photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer enlarge By BRENDAN KIRBY / Staff Writer A Hagerstown teenager drowned in a quarry just outside Hagerstown Tuesday afternoon after he jumped off a cliff 75 feet above the water, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department. Robert James Wells, 16, of 13545 Halifax Drive, went with four friends to swim in the quarry, which is off Hump Road on property owned by the Hagerstown Block Co. --cont from front page -- The boys began swimming at about 5:30 p.m. but were ordered out of the quarry by a company employee, deputies said.
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NEWS
by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 29, 2006
Water overflowed the Antietam Creek, affecting residents and drivers in the Funkstown area.
NEWS
October 6, 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency, in conjunction with the Maryland Geological Survey, put dye into Beaver Creek on Friday morning to conduct water tests, according to Don Cosden of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The dye was poured into the creek to determine whether Beaver Creek contributes water to a spring that feeds the trout hatchery off Md. 66, he said. The hatchery is just north of Interstate 70. Cosden said the dye is harmless, and he didn't know when the fluorescent color would leave the water.
NEWS
April 24, 2009
City of Hagerstown water customers in the area of Medical Campus Drive may experience discolored water because of a fire flow test that is scheduled to be performed Thursday, April 30, about 9 a.m. at the new hospital site, according to a city press release. Customers are cautioned to check water conditions, particularly before using automatic washing machines, according to the release.
NEWS
September 28, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown will begin Wednesday and continue through Oct. 9 in the areas bordering and including Spring Valley, Paramount, Paramount Manor and Hunter Hill. Water customers in these areas, especially those using automatic washing machines, are cautioned to continually check their water supply for discolored water that may occur because of this work.
NEWS
October 30, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown which began on Friday, Oct. 12. will continue through Monday, Nov. 5, in the following area: All of Maugansville including Marshall Street and Collegiate Acres, to the Hagerstown corporate limits and Maugans Avenue to Woodlands.   Water customers in these areas are cautioned to frequently check their water supply for discolored water that may occur because of this work, particularly when using automatic washing machines....
NEWS
November 13, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown, which began Tuesday, Nov. 6, will continue through Monday, Nov. 19, in the area along Pennsylvania Avenue north of Orchard Hill, Northridge subdivision, the Hagerstown Airport and Industry Drive. The city asks water customers in those areas, especially those using automatic washing machines, to frequently check their water supply for discolored water which may occur because of this work.
NEWS
October 11, 2012
Hydrant flushing in Hagerstown will begin Friday and continue through Oct. 19 in Maugansville, including Marshall Street and Collegiate Acres to the Hagerstown corporate limits and Maugans Avenue to Woodlands.   Water customers in these areas are cautioned to continually check their water supply for discolored water that may occur, particularly when using automatic washing machines.
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