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, 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, 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.
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, 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, 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based out of San Mateo, CA, addressing the security concerns present with the previous version of the contract, which was retracted on August 23.
SMITHSBURG, MD News (8/23/2022) – After a closed executive session, the Smithsburg council accepted the retraction of Trinity Security Integrators proposal for purchasing a camera system for the town.
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.
SMITHSBURG, MD News (8/19/2022) – It appears that the Town of Smithsburg may be in violation of their own municipal ordinances, as well as Federal regulations, should they proceed with the contract with Trinity Security Integrators.