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For Pool Operation & Management Services - Deadline has been extended to 2/2/2018

Traffic Updates for Mon 1/15 - Fri 1/19

road work
Click for the latest traffic updates.

MLK Holiday - Office Closed 1/15/18

The holiday does NOT affect the trash schedule.  Still Monday morning.

Winners!  $75 Each for Door Decorating

2017 Door Decor

We are planning something bigger & better for 2018!

January Town Meeting is now on Monday 1/22

Click for the edited agenda.

New Town Calendars Available!

Come by and get one
2018 Recycle schedule here!

NEW! Quarterly Newsletter & Community Project Update

4th Quarter Newsletters are now available.

Online Bill Pay system is back in service!

Thanks for your patience.  Emmitsburg Online Bill Pay

Teddy Roosevelt Award Acceptance Ceremony

5pm Friday Dec 1st, come & support ayor on this awesome accomplishment!  Event Details

Mayor's Corner 12/29/2017

Algae Control at Rainbow Lake With LG Sonic Unit

The MD Rural Water Assoc wrote an article feat. Dan Fissel our Water & Sewer Superintendent.

Stitch & Chat on the Second & Fourth Thursdays Each Month

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

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   

Town Office Closed at NOON on Monday 1/8

The office is closing due to bad weather and road conditions.

Federal Avenue Closed 9am - 3pm

E. Main to E. Lincoln on Thursday 1/4 and Friday 1/5 for construction

Street Lights Out on East Main St.Thursday 1/4

Again, from the Square to Creamery Road for construction. 

Help prevent your pipes from bursting because of extreme cold

The Town suggests you follow the advice of Red Cross & run just a trickle of water.
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What can I put on the new sidewalks this winter?

For de-icing, use a sidewalk safe deicer that does not contain salt (chloride)too_far_gone21

Brick Displays next to PNC Bank

You are invited to vote on your favorite type to be used on the square!

Armstrong Lane Closed through 12/10/17

No vehicular traffic 128-12/10 due to recent concrete work.

(cancelled) Meeting Agenda & Agenda Packet for January 8, 2018

Three agenda items and two items of administrative business.
Agenda Packet

Voting has begun: Holiday Door Decorating Contest

Click for details or

Vote Now On Facebook! 

Great Turnout for the Christmas Tree Lighting

Thank you to all the participants & attendees!
Check us out on localdmv!

Dec 4 - Christmas Tree Lighting

Tree Lighting Ceremony @ the Emmitsburg Community Center
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Federal Avenue Closed 9am - 3pm

Fri 12/1 & Mon 12/4 for concrete work


Last call to be heard: Water Line Warranty Program

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

Emmitsburg Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot for Hunger

Registration is still open!  You can also register Thanksgiving morning.


NOTICE: Early Morning Construction

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

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.

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

The commemoration ceremony was on Sunday October 22, 2017

Maximum 2 bags per pet policy

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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

Discounted Compost Bins at $20

Just A Few Remain!

Dog Park: Campaign & Planning Underway!


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

West Main St. water service restored!

From the square to Jamison St on both sides.  Estimated 1 hour.water-shut-off-notice-sign-s-0173

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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No Parking Areas for week of 12/25/17

No parking Patterson Ave to 3 spaces past Jamison Ave.  Click to read more!
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Tiny Town with the Best Restaurants!

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

Thank you - Suspect Apprehended!

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

Dam reinforcement performed

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

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

Election Judges Sworn in for 2017 Town Elections

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"All Around Town" featuring Mayor Don Briggs

Video: Fallen & the Brave

Beautiful Video: The Fallen and the Brave - Dave Carroll

Commemoration Ceremony: Signing of the Constitution

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

East Main Street starting Monday 10/30

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Click for this weeks updates.

National EMS Memorial Bike Rides through Emmitsburg

Mayor Briggs was there to greet them!

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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!