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Man Burned In Explosion At Pet Grooming Trailer

Fire officials say a man and a dog were burned in an explosion in a mobile pet grooming trailer in Funkstown.


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Washington Co. To Buy House, Land For Bypass

The Washington County Board of Commissioners have voted to buy a home and land for the Funkstown bypass.


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Canine Blood Donors Help Injured, Sick Animals

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.


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Woman’s Needlework Helps Fund Funkstown Christmas

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.


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Funkstown Will Remove Recycling Bins

Two county recycling bins at the Funkstown fire station will be removed in the coming weeks after problems with dumping.


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Board Orders Dog Destroyed For Hagerstown Sheep Attack

Washington County’s animal control board has ordered a pit bull destroyed for an attack that proved fatal for 14 sheep in Funkstown.