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Md. Police Seek Juvenile Offender After Crash

Maryland State Police say they’re looking for a group-home runaway who apparently stole a car and crashed it on Interstate 70 near Hagerstown.

07/08/2014

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Md. Town’s Arbor Day Trees Honor Civil War Dead

The western Maryland town of Williamsport is marking Arbor Day by planting 120 trees in memory of fallen Civil War soldiers.

03/29/2014

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Charity Plunge Moved To Western Md. State Park

The Humane Society of Washington County says a dispute over the location of its annual Polar Bear Plunge is ending happily.

01/18/2014

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Polar Bear Plunge Into Potomac Pushed Back To Jan. 18

Those hardy souls taking a New Year’s Day dip in the Potomac River at Williamsport are finding some changes to the chilly event this year.

01/01/2014

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Old Ways Of Life On C&O Coming Back

It appears some of the old ways of life on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal gradually will be coming back to Williamsport now that the National Park Service has announced plans to move forward with at least three projects on the canal that will re-create features of the former commercial waterway and enhance visitor experiences.

12/22/2013

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Pa. Woman Gets 3 Years In Western Md. Arson Spree

A Pennsylvania woman who drove an arsonist to several western Maryland locations where he set fires last spring is going to prison.

12/19/2013

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Williamsport, Md. Marks Independence Day With Civil War Twist

The western Maryland town of Williamsport is marking Independence Day with a Civil War twist.

07/04/2013

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Civil War Cannons Return To Williamsport

Three Civil War cannons are back in Williamsport following restoration. The cannons mounted on historically accurate carriages were taken by horse back to Doubleday Hill on Saturday.

05/05/2013

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Mechanical Failure Blamed For Williamsport Fire

Maryland fire officials are blaming a mechanical failure for a fire that caused an estimated half-million dollars in damage to a downtown Williamsport building.

02/05/2013

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Hundreds Jumping In Potomac River For Charity

Hundreds of people are chilling for charity in Williamsport.

01/01/2013

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Williamsport Gets $275K Grant For Visitor Center

The town of Williamsport has received a $275,000 grant to build a visitor center near the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

08/31/2012

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Md. Gives Williamsport Funds For Civil War Cannons

The western Maryland town of Williamsport is getting state help in preserving its Civil War history.

08/23/2012

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