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NOTICE: Early Morning Construction

6AM Construction at 226 E Lincoln on Monday 11/13

Last call to be heard: Water Line Warranty Program

The Board will be voting on Dec 5th.  Click Read More

Emmitsburg Turkey Trot for Hunger

http://emmitsburgwaddlewaddle.webs.com/ to register
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Agenda: Dec 5, 2017 Town Meeting

There are three agenda items for the next Town Meeting.

Emmitsburg is being recognized for its sustainable environment

See the interview of Mayor Don Briggs


Maximum 2 bags per pet policy

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Tiny Town with the Best Restaurants!

Only In Your State has discovered our restaurants!  See the article

Stitch & Chat on the Second & Fourth Thursdays Each Month

stitch and chat 22pm - 4pm at the Emmitsburg Library Activity Room

East Main Street starting Monday 10/30

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Click for this weeks updates.

Discounted Compost Bins at $20


November 6, 2017 Town Meeting Agenda

REVISED 10/5/17
Four agenda items...

Town Office Closed Nov 10th

In Observance of Veterans Day Holiday

The Mayor's Corner - November 3, 2017

New Memorial Wall: Line of Duty at  Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum

The commemoration ceremony was on Sunday October 22, 2017

The Mayor's Corner - September 28, 2017

NEW! Quarterly Newsletter & Community Project Update

3rd Quarter Newsletters & a Project Status Presentation are now available.

Thank you - Suspect Apprehended!

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A call from a concerned citizen led to the apprehension of the suspect!

Be Advised: Veterans Day Blank Firing

You may hear gunshots in and around Town during Veterans Day ceremonies. 

The Mayor's Corner - October 18, 2017

EBPA - Networking over Stavros Pizza

This event will be rescheduled.  Stay tuned...

Monday 10/9 Parking Restrictions

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Columbus Day: Town Offices Closed Monday 10/9

Yard Waste (Saturday) & Trash Pickup (Monday) as scheduled.
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The Mayor's Corner - October 4, 2017

Election Judges Sworn in for 2017 Town Elections

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"All Around Town" featuring Mayor Don Briggs

Online Bill Pay system is back in service!

Thanks for your patience.  Emmitsburg Online Bill Pay

Dog Park: Campaign & Planning Underway!


Garden Plots in Community Park

Reminder to clean up your garden plots by Nov 1 for deposit refund.

Local Detour - North Seton Ave on Wednesday 10/18

N. Seton Ave will be closed from Main St to North Ave. 

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Commemoration Ceremony: Signing of the Constitution

Mayor Briggs participated in the ceremony at Mount St Mary's Univiersity.

Dam reinforcement performed

Stage one of riprap replacement at the Emmitsburg dam has been completed.

The IRS will not call you and demand immediate payment!

They are targeting the elderly in Emmitsburg.
Read the consumer alert!

Public Hearing at Town Meeting Sept 5, 2017

View the drafted ordinances
Regarding Text Amendments Related to Place of Worship

LG Sonic Algae Control Device - So far so great!

Rapid progress - See the full presentation   

Pool Parking Lot

Nov 7 & Nov 8  from 7am-5pm (pool construction)
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Water Main Repair - Carrick Court Only - Friday 11/3

PROJECT COMPLETE!  Water service restored.

Water Bills Due Monday 11/6

You can pay via credit card at the office, or pay online (cheaper option).
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Green Team Meeting Wednesday 11/01 at 10:00 a.m.

Click more details to see the agenda items.

PNC Bank drive through closed for concrete work

Scheduled to reopen at Noon on Wednesday 10/25

Hydrant Flushing Alert, Starting Monday 10/23

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S. Seton Ave closure on Thursday 10/19

S. Seton Ave closed
Thursday 10/19 - 9a - 3p
Main St to Lincoln Ave


Traffic/Parking Status: 10/16 - 10/20

Road closures daily through Thursday 10/19

Bike MS: Mason Dixon Challenge 10/14-10/15

Bikers will route through Town during this fundraising event for MS studies.

2017 Election Results

Thank you to our election judges and all of the voters!
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National Fire Heritage Center Newsletter

Latest Newsletter from the HFHC in Emmitsburg!  Check out the website too! 

Mayor Briggs Welcomes Cantori Magic to Emmitsburg

Classic, audience-interactive mystery entertainment

Water Conservation Reminder

Watering of lawns, etc is prohibited from 9am-6pm daily.

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Openings on Citizens Advisory Committee

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Emmitsburg ranks 8th among small cities and 37th overall.

Small city with big fans!  That sounds about right.

Emmitsburg Networking!

Local business owners together at the Carriage House Inn.

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New Algae Control System on Rainbow Lake


Emmitsburg streetscape - Frederick News Post

Pedestrian Friendly Emmitsburg!!

Planning Commission & Board of Appeals have open seats!

Contact Maddy Shaw

2017 Annual Civil War Century Bike Ride Sat 9/9

Please keep your eyes open and share the road for cycling event.

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Update from Mayor Briggs on projects around Town

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Mayor Briggs in a featured Father's Day tribute

Frederick News Post Article  
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Solar Energy Saved Emmitsburg $72,000 Last Year

Read about it in The Catoctin Banner

Community Heritage Day - Saturday June 24th

Facebook Photo Gallery
Community Heritage Day Website 
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Family Fun Night, This Saturday July 15th!

The Emmitsburg Parks and Recreation Committee Presents...
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National EMS Memorial Bike Rides through Emmitsburg

Mayor Briggs was there to greet them!

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National EMS Memorial Bike Ride in Emmitsburg


Everything green in Emmitsburg

Town Staff gave a great presentation at the April 3rd meeting.

Dog Waste Bags

THEFT again

2017 Green Homes Challenge

Learn about Co-ops & Power Saving Retrofit Opportunities!

Over 100,000 kWh month to date - Emmitsburg Solar Farm


1 entire year worth of electricity to 395 homes!

That's what the Emmitsburg solar field has produced!
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Credit cards now accepted

Pay your utility bills, park reservation fees & parking tickets.

14,500 lbs of Sulfer Dioxide avoided - Emmitsburg Solar Field


Emmitsburg Ensures Quality of Life for Future Generations

An article in MML Magazine written by Mayor Briggs.  See how Emmitsburg is making a difference!

Square Revitalization Progress Update

Flat Run Bridge & Sidewalks

Video: Fallen & the Brave

Beautiful Video: The Fallen and the Brave - Dave Carroll

Celebrating The Mount!!

The Ott House 3/14/17

Greening Your Business Program - Join Today!

Sustainable is the way to be!

Illegal Dumping

Park dumpsters are for those who have reservations only...

Town Yard Waste & Recycling (No Trespassing)

Use of the Town recycling and yard waste recepticles is prohibited outside of operation hours.

Photos - Community Day 2016

Community Day 2016

Livable Frederick

Take the survey!  www.livablefrederick.org

Re-dedication ceremony for Doughboy Statue

The Re-dedication ceremony was a wonderful event!

Rocket Club Event Sunday 9/25/2016

Email emmitsburgdeputies@emmitsburgmd.gov to let them know if you are coming.

Report issues with State maintained roads online


Doughboy Statue Reinstalled.

 Some pictures in case you missed it!