Bear spotted on South Main Street

A bear has been spotted by a few residents on South Main Street. The sightings occurred at night. Below is some information from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), a phone number to call if you are having bear problems, as well as a link to the DNR website. Black bears are large, strong, wild animals that should be treated with respect. When in bear country you should remain alert. DO NOT approach the bear and DO NOT feed … Read More

Keedysville Ruritan

Ruritan is a civic organization whose objectives include creating a greater understanding between rural and urban people on the problems of each as well as on their mutual problems and working with those agencies which serve the community and contribute directly to its progress.  It is similar to the service organizations of the cities but designed to meet the needs of rural people and rural communities. The Keedysville Ruritan Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm … Read More

Business Directory

Antietam Creek Vineyards 4835 Branch AveSharpsburg, MD Antietam Creek Vineyards is located in the foothills of South Mountain adjacent to and overlooking Antietam National Battlefield, 60 miles from Washington DC and Baltimore. We take exceptional care in our vineyard to produce quality grapes that express the full characteristics of Bordeaux-style wines. Come join us for a tasting in our converted 1903 barn and take in the views of rolling hills and mountains beyond. Weekends we offer live music with … Read More

Watch out for a scam letter notifying residents of overdue taxes and property lien. Click for details.

A letter is going around that indicates a resident owes taxes to the state and threatens the resident with a lien and other financial consequences. This letter is a scam. Do not call the number on the letter. The scam letter and envelope are pictured below. A quick Google search of the letter’s phone number brings up a link to the IRS with information about similar scams. You can access the information on the IRS website by clicking here. If … Read More

Street Sweeping
When: April 19, 2023 all-day

Please move vehicles to off-street parking, if available.

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