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Town Offices Closed to the Public Through July 3, 2020.

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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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Flagging on the MD140 Bridge on June 2, 2020

Please use caution.

June 2, 2020 Deadline: Applications for Emmitsburg Small Business Micro Grant


Temporary Outdoor Seating Permits Now Available

The Town, in collaboration with Frederick County, announced a temporary outdoor seating permit.

05/28/2020 Frederick County Press Release: Additional Businesses, Activities Allowed to Resume

Hair Salons/Barbershops, Large Retail, Indoor Worship with Restrictions
Press Release

Wednesday May 27, 2020 COVID-19 Update by Mayor Briggs with Special Guest Roger Wilson, Frederick City Alderman

Next COVID-19 Update: 1:00 PM on June 3, 2020