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.

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.

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based out of San Mateo, CA, addressing the security concerns present with the previous version of the contract, which was retracted on August 23.