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Town Offices Closed to the Public, Phase 1 Water Curtailment in Effect

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Following the Civil War, the Emmitsburg area continued to grow and prosper as the home of many manufacturers and mills. Along with it's historical roots that date back to the Civil War, the Town also features Mount Saint Mary's University, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, as well as the National Shrine of the Lady of the Lourdes. One of our featured attractions is Rainbow Lake where fishing is abundant. Emmitsburg boasts two parks with walking and fitness trails, tennis court, basketball court, and baseball fields. The Community pool is a summertime favorite for all ages. A small town community with unique shopping and dining experiences. The Town has a long standing connection to the fire company which is all volunteer and has been in operation since 1844.

The Town of Emmitsburg has undertaken significant municipal infrastructure projects to promote environmental sustainability, and has been at the forefront of green initiatives within the state of Maryland.

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Weekly Update from Mayor Briggs

Thank you Kelly M. Schulz, Maryland Secretary of Commerce for your visit!

E. Eugene Myers Community Park

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Community Park has been dedicated to E. Eugene Myers.

Virtual Mayoral Candidate Forum Held on 09/03/2020

2020 Town Election Page

Absentee Ballots for September 29, 2020 Town Election

Vote in person or request your absentee ballot by September 15, 2020!

Request for Proposals: 2002 Chevrolet C3500

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As is.  Includes snow plow and salt spreader.  Bid Packet