Local, independent coverage of news for Cascade, MD and Historic Fort Ritchie.
Ritchie History Museum Grand Opening to Showcase Rich Legacy of Fort Ritchie
Cascade, Maryland News (6/1/2023) – The much-anticipated grand opening of the Ritchie History Museum is set to take place on June 9th, 2023, marking a significant milestone in preserving the legacy of Fort Ritchie and honoring the contributions of World War II veterans. The museum, located in the heart of Cascade, aims to educate the public about the historical significance of the fort and its impact on the local community and the nation.
Re-Launch of History Hub Brings History to Life Like Never Before
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (1/8/2023) – The Western Maryland History Hub, a virtual museum dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history of Washington County, Maryland and the surrounding area, has recently been re-launched.
5 Steps to a Better New Year, New You
January is a time for new beginnings, resolutions, and self-reflection. One topic that is particularly relevant in January is the concept of goal setting and how to set and achieve meaningful goals for the year ahead.
Hub City Alligator Boys T-Shirt
Ride it like you stole it – because you probably did. Celebrate Hagerstown’s own version of the 12 o’clock boys with these humorous shirts.
Hub City Independent News Awards for 2022
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (12/13/2022) – Social media has changed not only the way we communicate, but the way we stay informed of local news and events. Radio Free Hub City has decided to formally recognize the local leaders in independent news. These groups work tirelessly to keep the community informed, not for profits, but because they care.
County Still Refuses to Disclose Details of Cyber Attack, is Your Identity at Risk?
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (12/12/2022) – While some experts have suggested the attack was likely ransomware, Washington County has not released critical details if the identities of any Washington County residents or taxpayers was compromised during the attack. After two and a half weeks, the county still has not released details of the cyber attack which crippled county government systems. Slowly, the county has been restoring services affected by the attack, but many questions still remain.
County Provides Update on Cybersecurity Incident
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (11/29/2022) – Washington County officials continue working to restore County services that were impacted by the cybersecurity incident on Thursday, November 24, 2022. Washington County’s top priority continues to be ensuring our community members are safe and can access County government services they rely upon.
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Freeze Watch Issued for Western Maryland
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (10/17/2022) – The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for portions of eastern West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and central and western Maryland. The Freeze Watch continues through 10 AM Tuesday. Frost or freeze conditions are possible in western Maryland during the nighttime and early morning hours Tuesday (10/18) night through Friday morning (10/21).
Farmers Market Huge Success at Fort Ritchie in Cascade, MD
CASCADE, MD – Ken Buckler that a fantastic success is being seen for local businesses setting up at the monthly Farmers Market at Fort Ritchie, which occurs on the 4th Friday of every month.
Fort Ritchie – Revival, Controversy, and Delicious Ice Cream
What was once a dilapidated abandoned military fort only one year ago has transformed into a thriving, bustling community, but recent events have thrown Fort Ritchie into the spotlight again.