Smithsburg, Maryland News

News for Smithsburg, MD. Always Local, and independent. Make sure you stop by every fall for some fantastic Leopard Stew at the Steam and Craft show!


Smithsburg Traffic Line Painting Tonight

SMITHSBURG, MD News (9/29/2022) – Contractors will be line painting in the town’s limits this evening. The contractor has requested that residents park as close to the curb as possible this evening, to enable the contractor to paint the traffic lines.

Smithsburg is Running for Delicious Cinnamon Buns and Needy Kids

SMITHSBURG, MD News (9/24/2022) – The first ever Cinnamon Bun Fun Run is scheduled to take place on October 15, 2022 in Smithsburg, MD. Proceeds of the event benefit the Smithsburg Police Department’s SHOP-with-a-COP program, providing holiday gifts to needy children.

Smithsburg Steam & Craft Show as Busy as Ever

Smithsburg, MD News (9/24/2022) – The Steam & Craft Show is back in Smithsburg and busy as ever! The two-day event returned to Smithsburg this weekend with amazing food, vendors, and of course, tractors.


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Exploring Crystals, Their Practical Applications, and Possible Healing Powers

HAGERSTOWN, MD – For over a year, local business KnS SnS Mystic Crystals & Stones has been providing unique creations touched by mother nature herself – crystals and minerals of amazing shapes, sizes, and quality. But what are crystals and minerals, and why are we so fascinated by them? In addition to their beauty, as well as their practical applications in electronics such as radios, computers, and watches, some believe crystals may even possess healing powers.

Washington County Awarded Federal Grant for Firefighter Equipment

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (9/23/2022) – The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the Division of Emergency Services, in collaboration with Potomac Valley Volunteer Fire Company, has been awarded a “Regional” Assistance for Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the amount of $1.9 million. The funds will be used by various volunteer fire and EMS departments, the Division of Emergency Services, and the Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association to purchase portable radios.

Steam & Craft Show Returns to Smithsburg

SMITHSBURG, MD News (9/15/2022) – After two years being held outside of Smithsburg, the Steam Engine and Craft Show will return to the Smithsburg Carnival Grounds on September 24th and 25th, including the tractor parade through Smithsburg.

Smithsburg Approves New Camera Purchase Contract, No Competitive Bids Required

SMITHSBURG, MD News (9/6/2022) – At their September 6th Town Council meeting, the Town of Smithsburg approved in a 3-2 vote a new camera purchase contract with Trinity Security Integrators, with councilmembers Dan and Gonzalez opposed. This new contract utilizes cameras manufactured by Turing Video, based out of San Mateo, CA, addressing the security concerns present with the previous version of the contract, which was retracted on August 23.

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Smithsburg to Hold Special Session Regarding Camera Purchase

SMITHSBURG, MD News (8/22/2022) – The town of Smithsburg will hold a special session Tuesday evening to discuss the pending camera system upgrade, which has been problematic since August 9th’s vote to purchase the camera system while bypassing the competitive bid process.

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