The Washington County Board of Commissioners have voted to buy a home and land for the Funkstown bypass.
There’s a golden retriever, an English springer spaniel, a Doberman and a handful of mixed breeds. The dogs are part of a program that gives the gift of life to an injured or sick animal. They are blood donors.
Funkstown has been home to Irene Owens since 1973. About 12 years ago, she joined the town’s Olde Tyme Christmas committee, after hearing about it from a new neighbor who was on the panel.
Two county recycling bins at the Funkstown fire station will be removed in the coming weeks after problems with dumping.
Washington County’s animal control board has ordered a pit bull destroyed for an attack that proved fatal for 14 sheep in Funkstown.