September 27, 2011
It didn't take long for freshman Michaela Grove to find acceptance on the Boonsboro girls soccer varsity. A couple of goals in a key game will help with any needed introduction. Grove claimed her spot on the Warriors' roster in her second varsity game by scoring two unassisted goals to lead Boonsboro to a 3-0 victory over Williamsport on Tuesday in a MVAL Antietam soccer game. “She is really a pleasant surprise,” Boonsboro coach Chris Lantz said. “We expected her to contribute, but not like she did tonight.
July 20, 2010
WILLIAMSPORT -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office was called to a possible suicide this morning in a parking lot on West Potomac Street in Williamsport, a Washington County 911 dispatcher said. The call came in at 8:39 a.m., the dispatcher said. A body was found in a truck and the incident was being investigated, according to the Sheriff's Office.
August 7, 2012
A tractor-trailer fire was reported on southbound Interstate 81 at Exit 2 to U.S. 11 near Williamsport, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police were responding to the fire at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interstate 81 remained open.
July 29, 2011
One person was injured Friday morning in a scooter accident on Tammany Lane in Williamsport, Deputy Socks of the Washington County Sheriff's Department said. An 18-year-old was driving the scooter, which skidded after making a sharp turn, according to Socks. A passenger on the scooter was not injured. The driver was taken to Meritus Medical Center with minor injuries.
November 8, 2012
Washington County Sheriff's Office authorities have charged a man in connection with about $8,965 worth of damage to vehicles in the Williamsport area. Daniel Alfred Lavasseur, 56, no fixed address, has been charged with 28 counts of malicious destruction of property over $500, according to a news release. On Nov. 6, the sheriff's office was notified about damage to tires of 28 vehicles parked in the area of North Conococheague Street in Williamsport, the release said. Security footage captured an image of a male puncturing the tires of several vehicles, the release said.
February 19, 2013
Allegany pulled away from Williamsport during the second half for a 49-36 victory on Tuesday night in the Richard E. Doub Ladies Classic championship game. The game was originally scheduled to be played a couple of days after Christmas, but was snowed out. The makeup date turned out to be two months later. “When you play a good team like Allegany, you have to play four quarters of good basketball,” Williamsport coach Chris Malott said. “We didn't do that. I have to give Allegany credit for playing good defense.
October 5, 2011
A motorcycle ride to benefit Toys for Tots will be Sunday, Oct. 9, starting at Harley-Davidson of Williamsport at 10210 Governor Lane Blvd. Registration will be from 10 to 11 a.m. The ride starts at 11:30 a.m. and ends at Barefoot Bernies in Hagerstown. A minimum donation of $20 per rider and $10 per passenger is required. To get a registration form, send an email to email@example.com . For more information, call 301-694-8177 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
April 19, 2011
Emergency responders were called to a traffic accident at Apple Tree Lane and East Potomac Street, which is U.S. 11, near Williamsport. U.S. 11 in the area of the accident was closed briefly but had reopened by 8:30 a.m. Two cars were involved in the accident. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department investigated. Investigators had left the scene by 8:30 p.m.
February 8, 2011
Area law enforcement agencies converged on a house in Williamsport after police received a call before 9 a.m. from a passer-by, who observed what he believed to be a person breaking in to that house through a window. But the report was an honest mistake, according to a Washington County Emergency Services dispatcher. The dispatcher said he had no details, but that an officer at the scene described the situation as an honest mistake. Both Maryland State Police and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office went to Williamsport in connection with the report.
November 18, 2012
This past weekend, a large crane removed several large trees and other debris that piled up at the Md. 68 bridge over Conococheague Creek near Williamsport. Much of the debris was the result of Superstorm Sandy, which occurred about three weeks earlier. The state closed the stone arch bridge over the creek for several hours Saturday and Sunday so the crane could be positioned to reach the debris. Williamsport resident Calvin Foxwell, 65, was among the onlookers over the weekend.