Stormwater Advisory Committee Meeting: December 16th
Deadline Sunday Dec 12: Holiday Home & Business Decorating ContestJUDGES NEEDED! Call or email.
Lion's Club Christmas Party
Tree Planting Footage from Stream-Link Education
Town Holds First Stormwater Advisory Committee Meeting
Request for Proposals: Pool Management
Town Office Closed Thursday November 11th to Honor our Veterans
PHOTO CREDIT: JANE RUSSOM :-)
Water Shut Off - N. Seton Avenue Water LineSERVICE RESTORED AROUND NOON 11/10/2021
Water Line Repair Scheduled to Begin at 8AM Wednesday 11/10/2021Residents in the area of 331 N. Seton Ave will be without service for some time on Wednesday.
Alert: Firing of Blanks on Veteran's Day, Thursday November 11thBeginning at 11:11 a.m.
The Dog Park is Now Winterized - Water Pump is Off Until Spring
Stormwater Utility Feasibility Advisory Committee Meeting Nov. 18th
FY2022 Community Legacy Grants - Now Accepting Applications
Community Legacy Grants page.
ADA Compliance Sidewalk/Curb Ramp ProjectView complete schedule.
Request For Proposals: Water Rate, Sewer Rate & Connection Fee StudyGo to the RFP webpage for full details.
Incumbants Re-Sworn In on Monday October 4th
2021 Town Election Page
Town Office Hours: 8AM - 4:30PM Beginning October 4th
Notice of Board of Appeals Public Hearing - October 18, 2021
Now Hiring: Sewer/Water Operator TraineeSee the Current Job Openings page.
Rutter's Ground Breaking - Monday September 13, 2021
Fall Tree Planting at the Waste Water Treatment Plant
Emmitsburg Town Elections - Tuesday September 28, 2021Absentee ballot requests due by 09/14/2021
Notice of Public Hearing 10/04/2021: Community Development Block Grant ADA Ramp Project
Construction on Irishtown Road Begins Monday August 16th.
Request for Proposals: Backhoe Loader - Equipment PurchaseVisit the RFP page for details.
Rock Blasting on Irishtown Road in Brookfield
Your Input is Needed to Represent North Frederick County!
Sept. 28, 2021 Town Election Candidates (Updated at 11:30 a.m. 08/06/2021)Town election webpage
2021 Town Election Judges Announced
Farmers Market Every Friday 3:30 - 6:00 PM302 S. Seton Avenue. New vendors welcome!
Public Information Meeting: MS4 Silo Hill Storm Water Basin ProjectTo update the public on progress & design of the water basin project.
Front Desk Open for Walk-In ServicesStarting July 12th, the front desk service window will be open for limited walk-in services.
Invitation to Bid: Storm Water Management Utility Feasibility StudyPublic bidding page
Emmitsburg Pool - Now Open Daily Noon - 7PM
Emmitsburg Pool Webpage
CONGRATULATIONS!! Catoctin High School Baseball Team - State Champions
Monthly Email NewslettersView the June 2021 newsletter & click "Join our Email List" to subscribe!
07/19/2021 Board of Appeals Public Hearing Notice07/19/2021 Chapter 17 Variance webpage
Honoring Richard Boyd of Jubilee Foods
Latest Myers Park Upgrade: Garden Plot Fence InstalledA fence was installed on Tuesday June 1, 2021 to enhance & protect the garden plot area.
Request for Proposals: Sawtimber Harvest - Emmitsburg Watershed Stand #10Public Bidding Site
Request for Proposals: Town-Wide ADA Compliance Sidewalk Curb Ramp's ProjectPublic Bidding Page
Vendors Wanted! Farmers Market Opens July 2, 2021
2021 Season Pool Passes Now Available
It's Officially Trail Season!Trails are now open daily
No hunting until early September (date tbd)
Water Line Repair Scheduled for Friday 05/28/2021There will be shoulder work and potential lane closures.
UPDATE: Hydrant Flushing Monday 05/24/21 - Friday 05/28/21Click read more for updates!
14 Year Old Bandstand Renovated in Myers Community Park
8AM Tuesday 5/25/21: No Parking on N. Seton Ave (East Side)On Tuesday 05/25/21 SHA will be working on the shoulder.
Tennis Courts Resurfacing Postponed - Date to be Determined
Weekly Trash Pickup ReminderThe trash contractor is permitted to start pickups at 7AM on Mondays.
Late/Shutoff Notices Mailed 05/06/2021
Earth Day GiveawayFind these posts on our Facebook page to enter! Deadline expired.
Request for Proposals: Construction of Small Picnic Pavilions
Garden Plots now Available!
Notice of Virtual Public Hearing on July 12, 2021July 12, 2021 BOC Public Hearing - Chapter 3 Amendment to 2015 Comprehensive Plan.
Emmitsburg Food Bank Receives a $700 Donation from FredRock Disc Golf
Notice of Virtual Public Hearing on June 28, 2021
N. Seton Green Street Concept PlanN. Seton Green Street Concept (pdf)
Quarterly NewsletterView the latest quarterly newsletter.
Frederick County Board of Health Revised Regulations 03/23/2021
Mount St. Mary's Women's Basketball TeamCONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEC CHAMPIONS! We are very proud!
Request for Proposals: Trash Collection Services
VHC Fire Trucks to Welcome the NEC Champs HomeCome out and show love! Wednesday 3/10/21 3:30-4:00 PM!
03/10/2021 N. Seton Avenue Water Line Repair12:50PM Update: Service restored to all properties. One lane traffic on N. Seton Ave
Notice of Public Hearing
CONGRATULATIONS!! Mount St Mary's are 2021 NEC Champions!
03/09/21: Jamison St. Closed Between W. Main & North Alley
02/23/21 Silo Hill Siren Firing due to County TestingThey apologize for the disturbance.
Certificates Awarded to Town Staff for Work Anniversaries
Sustainable Community Workgroup Meeting 10AM on Thursday February 25th
February Town Meeting Canceled Due to WeatherFebruary agenda items will be postponed to the March 1, 2021 meeting.
Winter Weather AheadSnow Removal Page has full details on parking restrictions and snow removal.
Pre-Register for COVID-19 Vaccinations
Request for Proposals: Street Tree Landscaping Plan
Water Line Repair Complete (Service Restored)
Prevent Frozen Pipes!Red Cross article on Preventing Frozen Pipes
Snow Emergency ProceduresVisit our Snow Emergency page has information parking and snow removal.
Watershed Assistance Grant Press Release
Donations Accepted via Metered ParkingBeginning Dec 11th, metered parking is free until Jan. 2nd. Click read more for how to donate.
2020 Emmitsburg Holiday House & Business Decorating ContestJudges needed!
Emergency Waterline RepairClick read more for 12/07/20 4:45pm update
Town Tree Lighting (No Ceremony)
2020 Christmas Ornaments are now Available to Reserve.
Photo credit: Brian McKenney
11/19/2020: Red Trail Closed Until Further Notice
The red trail is now closed due to select logging operations.
Town of Emmitsburg: Frederick County Municipality 2020 Impact Award Winner
11/16/2020 Weekly Update from Mayor BriggsWeekly COVID-19 update with guest Amber Madigan, EES Principal.
11/12/2020 Press Release Frederick County Board of Health Sets New COVID-19 Regulations
Census iPad Winner AnnouncedCongratulations to Rhonda Roelkey! Thank you for completing the 2020 Census!
Water Restrictions Lifted on Friday November 13, 2020
A Beautiful Way to Honor our VeteransEmmitsburg VFW Auxiliary, we thank you!
Two Weeks of Route 140 Bridge Work to Begin 11/05/2020
Veterans Day Ceremonies 11/11/2020Please do not be alarmed!
Weekly Update from Mayor Briggs 11/04/2020It was a pleasure having the Principal & Assistant Principal of our own Mother Seton School today!
Thursday 11/05/2020 Road Closure - Creekside Drive
Round 2: Emmitsburg Small Business Micro GrantApplications are still being accepted! Full details
October 5, 2020: Water Curtailment Phase 2 is in Effect
Disc Golf Grand Opening - Saturday October 24, 2020
Halloween Safety Tips for Yellow Zone Counties
Request for Proposals: Sidewalk and Curb ReplacementSealed proposals must be received by 2:30 pm on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. RFP webpage
Swearing in of Mayor Briggs & Commissioner Ritz
10/05/2020 Voter Registration News Release: Frederick County Board of ElectionsVoter Registration Deadline
Request for Proposal: Pollution Prevention & Good Housekeeping Program
National Night Out - October 6, 2020 at E. Eugene Myers Community Park
October 26, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda
Town Election Results
Weekly Update from Mayor BriggsMayor Briggs doing his last weekly update of the current election period with DFC Whitehouse, Resident Deputy of Emmitsburg.
Weekly Update from Mayor Briggs (September 23, 2020)
It was a pleasure to have Dr. Tim Trainor in this week.
E. Eugene Myers Community Park
Community Park has been dedicated to E. Eugene Myers.
Request for Proposals: 2002 Chevrolet C3500
As is. Includes snow plow and salt spreader. Bid Packet
Park Dedication to E. Eugene MyersCommunity Park is being dedicated to and named after E. Eugene Myers.
Waterline RepairWater shut off on West Main Street today (08/24/2020) for waterline repair.
Dog Park Water Fountain Service Restored
Latest COVID-19 Update from Mayor Briggs
COVID-19 update from Mayor Briggs with guest John Kinnaird, Mayor of Thurmont.
Candidates for 2020 Town Election
Requests for Proposals for Engineering ServicesSee the public bidding page for details.
Governor's Expanded Masking Order & Out of State Travel Advisory for 7/31/2020
Hand Sanitizing Stations Placed in Town Parks & Trails
Phase 1 of Curtailment of Use of Water Enacted.
Rain Barrels are Back by Popular Demand
Now available to Town residents at $40 each. Call 301-600-6303 or email for purchase.
Public Outreach Meeting Scheduled for August 6, 2020Silo Hill Stormwater Basin Retrofit Project.
Emmitsburg Community Pool Update7/20/2020: Out of an abundance of caution, the pool will remain open to 21727 residents only.
2020 Town Election Candidate UpdateTwo for Mayor, one for Commissioner.
It's Not Too Late to Enter to Win a New iPad - Complete the 2020 Census Today!
Yard Waste & Recycling ScheduleThe Yard Waste & Recycling Center has returned to the normal schedule.
Reminder of Pool Rules for Children Under the Age of 12
July 8, 2020 Update from Mayor BriggsSpecial Guest: Dr. Bonita J. Krempel-Portier. Recorded live.
Update to Pool Rules (07/02/2020)Patrons must wear face masks in order to enter the pool house.
Parking Enforcement Update
COVID-19 Testing Available at the Seton Center Tuesdays Beginning June 30th
17th Annual Emmitsburg Farmers Market Opens Friday June 26th!
Every Friday 3pm - 6:30 pm next to the Community Center!
Frederick County Sheriff's Department Launches Online Reporting Systemwww.frederickcosheriff.com/online-reporting
Ground Breaking Ceremony - Emmitsburg Dunkin' Site
Green Streets, Green Jobs, & Green Towns Grant Recipients
Emmitsburg Community Pool Announcement - Monday June 22, 2020
Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day
Road Work Monday June 22nd & Tuesday June 23rdMilling and paving on West Lincoln Ave. in the area of Patterson Ave. and Jamison St. intersections.
Wednesday June 17, 2020 Live Update from Mayor Briggs
Special guest: Greg Reaver, President of Emmitsburg Glass Co.
$25 Rain Barrel Sytems - Sold OutCall 301-600-6300 or email email@example.com to get on the list for the next order
2020 Town Election Judges Needed
Social Gathering Frequently Asked QuestionsSee the latest guidance from the State of Maryland on social distancing (pdf)
Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show's 2020 Event Cancellation
June 10, 2020 Update by Mayor Briggs & Interview with Commissioner Joe Ritz, III
Next Update: 1:00 PM on June 17, 2020
The Fountains in the Dog Park are Currently Out of Order.
Temporary Outdoor Seating Permits Now AvailableThe Town, in collaboration with Frederick County, announced a temporary outdoor seating permit.
Jump Start Your Business with Frederick County Business Grants!Visit Frederick County Jump Start for full details.
New Online Dashboard that Tracks Local COVID-19 StatisticsVisit Frederick County COVID-19 Dashboard
Spring Bulk Trash Rescheduled to June 20, 2020
Office Closed for Memorial Day - Monday May 25, 2020Thank you to all that serve!
Seven Day Trail Season Starts Saturday May 23, 2020Hunting on the watershed is prohibited starting May 23, 2020 until early September 2020.
Next COVID-19 Update by Mayor Briggs - 1:00 PM Thursday May 21, 2020This week's special guest: Helen Propheter of Frederick County Workforce Development.
Frederick County Joint Information Center COVID-19 Update for May 14, 2020Limited Reopening & Extended Stay at Home Order
NEWS RELEASE 05/13/2020: County, Municipal Leaders to Respond as Team to Reopening Plan
Wed. May 13, 2020 COVID-19 Response Update From Mayor Briggs
Town Parks Reopen May 7, 2020
Groups of no more than 10 per Governor's order.
05/06/2020 PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE DESK OF MAYOR BRIGGS
Delayed Water/Sewer/Trash Bill Mailing & Extended Due Date
May 2020 Email Newsletterhttps://conta.cc/2xpAjDM
CORRECTION: Water/Sewer/Trash Bill due date is 06/24/2020
Town COVID-19 Response Team Briefing Wednesday April 29th at 1:00 p.m.
Visit https://bit.ly/eburgcovid19 for a full list of COVID-19 responses.
Please Contact Us!
350 Free Easter Dinners Distributed
New Pool Mural Underway
April 1, 2020 Public Notice from Mayor BriggsIn light of the Governor’s Order number 20-03-30-01...
Mayor Donald Briggs and Commissioner Frank Davis share COVID-19 updates for the Town of Emmitsburg. Aired live April 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
PUBLIC NOTICE: March 30, 2020 from Mayor Briggs
Bridge Work: Week of March 30, 2020
Rainbow Lake Fishing Permits are Available Electronically
Win a Brand New iPad by Respondidng to the 2020 Census!
Resource List Provided by Frederick County Executive's Office
Message From Seton Center & Family Store
Message from Mayor Briggs
Please Secure Your Refuse
Message From Mayor Don Briggs
Town of Emmitsburg COVID-19 Response 03/23/2020 Update
Flat Run Bridge Work - Flagging Operations Week of 3/23/2020
Emmitsburg Playgrounds are Closed to Children & Adults
Zoning Permitting Services are Still Available
Seton Center Outreach & Family Store Closed Through March 30th.
Using Amenities at Town Parks
Free Lunches for School Aged Children - UPDATED
Updates on Upcoming Meetings & Events
Town office and Community Center Closed to Public
Public Announcement from Mayor Briggs
Limited Access to Town Office Reception Area
We Will Help You Respond to the 2020 Census (ON HOLD)We will keep these charged up until we get past the coronavirus threat.
We Can All Do Our Part to Prevent the Spread of Viruses
Stolen Trees from Community Park
Video Guide to Completing the 2020 Census Online
03/05/2020 Brown Water Alert
New Look Coming to the Emmitsburg Pool House in 2020
Public Hearing Notice: To obtain the views of citizens on community, economic development, and housing needs
Read Across America Day 2020 at MSS
Bridge Work / Flagging Operations 02/28 - 02/29
02/26/2020 Waynesboro Pike Water Line Work is Complete
Public Meeting Notice: Emmitsburg Sustainable Community Board
02/24/2020 Water Line Repair on Waynesboro Pike Complete
2020 Emmitsburg Farmers Market - Vendors Wanted (Free Spaces Available)Click here for more info.
Sewer Line Work 02/17/2020 - 02/21/2020View updates at here for the sewer relining project.
Frederick Co. Board of Elections is Hiring 2020 Election Judges
Census Takers Needed! $21 per Hour
Rain Barrel Systems & Free Workshop Tuesday March 3, 2020
Multi-User Trail Work Days Set
Street Sweeping Friday 1/31 is complete
Street Sweeping Friday 1/31 on East & West Main Street"NO PARKING" Starting at 7AM until project completion
February 3, 2020 Town Meeting Agenda Revised 01/30/2020
Sewer Line Work Wednesday 01/28/2020 on Irishtown RoadPossible lane closures.
Flagging Operations All Week - Creamery Rd to Silo Hill for Sidewalk Install
Monday 01/27/20 (3:00 PM): Low Water Pressure Alert
Upcoming 140 Bridge Work (Jan 25th & Jan 27th)
Waynesboro Pike Water Line Repair Postponed
01/21/2020 9:00 AM Brown Water Alert:
Pedestrian Bridge Closed on MD 140 Flat Run Bridge
Potential for Brown Water Alert: Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020Updated 01/14/2020 9:39 am
Prep Work Begins for Sewer Relining on Tuesday January 14
N. Seton Ave Leak Found & Repaired 01/13/2020Please check for discoloration prior to running any hot water.
January 7th Waynesboro Pike Water Line Repairs Completed & Services RestoredWater Quality Webpage: http://bit.ly/eburgwater
Honored to Have the Catoctin Cougars in the House Last Night!
Daily Flagging Operations the Week of January 6, 2020
Public Meeting Notice: Emmitsburg Sustainable Community Board
Tree Drop Off January 4th & January 18th
Free GED Classes at the Seton Center
MDOT SHA Project Update: MD 140 (E. Main Street) Bridge over Flat Run
AlertFC - Get Emergency & Informative Alerts Anywhere!
Water Quality Page Information & UpdatesPlease check the Emmitsburg Water Quality Page for the most recent updates.
Prevent Porch Pirating
Recent Attempted Thefts from Vehicles (Message from our Deputies)
GO COUGARS!Congratulations 1A Maryland State Champions!
Discolored Water: Be a Part of the Solution!
Illegal Use of Fire Hydrants
Dec. 5, 2019 Public Statement on Water Quality from Mayor BriggsView Public Statement on Water Quality
Public Notice: proposed Ordinance 19-07, which would amend Title 16, Chapter 16.48 – Forest Conservation and Ordinance 19-08
Request For Proposal: Silo Hill Storm Water Basin RestorationDownload bid packet
Paving on MD 140 bridge Starting Wednesday 12/4
2019 Holiday House Decorating ContestJudging begins Sunday December 8th! Click for details.
In Response to Brown Water Complaints: Lab Results
2019 Town Ornaments Available at the Town Office at $10 Each
Request for Artist Qualifications
Emmitsburg Food Bank Holiday ClosingsThe food bank will be closed Wed 11/27 - 11/28 as well as Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Recent Brown/Discolored Water Reports
Park WinterizationMemorial Park restrooms & the Dog Park have been winterized.
Public Workshop: Economic Development in the Town of Emmitsburg7:30 pm on Monday Nov 18th. Workshop will be held at the Town office in the meeting room.
Emmitsburg Food Bank & Pregnancy Center Open House 2pm - 4pm Saturday 11/9/2019
Breakin' News! Dunkin' Donuts is Scheduled to Open in Spring 2020 on Silo Hill Parkway!
Emmitsburg Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot
Emmitsburg Accessible Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - 10AM Nov 2nd
Semi-annual hydrant flushing will begin Monday October 28th
Town Meeting Agenda November 4, 2019 (rev. 10/22/2019)
Coming Soon to Community Park: All New Disc Golf Course
Proclamation: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Fall Trail Work Days: November 10 & December 15
The Town Received $25,000 Grant for Handicap Accessible Playground
PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Donald N. BriggsMayor Don Briggs of the Town of Emmitsburg graduated from the Academy for Excellence...
7:30 PM Friday Oct 4, 2019 - Dedication of the William Cochran Etching
Rain Barrel Workshop
Commissioner Blanchard and Commissioner Buckman...
2019 Town Election Results
Community Legacy Grant Applications Currently Being Accepted
Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County Now Open in Emmitsburg!
Visit http://www.bgcfc.org/ and click Join Our Club!
Glass Etching Installation Process Underway
Emmitsburg residents, what are your top 5? Take the poll!
Candidates for Two Commissioner Seats (listed in order of filing)
- Glenn Blanchard
- Frank Davis
- Elizabeth A. Buckman
- TJ Burns
News Release - Chesapeake Bay Trust's Community Engagement Mini Grant program.The Town has been chosen to receive a grant for $5,000!
If You See Something, Say SomethingStarting Monday August 19, there are new compliant procedures for noise compliants, etc.
Food Distribution By the Emmitsburg Food Bank Aug. 14Food distribution 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. by the Emmitsburg Food Bank at Elias Lutheran Church.
Emmitsburg Town Elections - Tuesday September 28, 2021Absentee ballot requests due by 09/14/2021
Weekly Update from Mayor Briggs
11/04/2020 Weekly Update from Mayor BriggsDon't miss Principal Kilty and Assistant Principal Burns of Mother Seton School.
Notice: Public Hearing
Potential for Brown Water Alert: Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020
*Public Workshop: Economic Development in the Town of Emmitsburg7:30 pm on Monday Nov 18th. Workshop will be held at the Town office in the meeting room.
Traffic Update: 9am - 3pm Flagging on E. Main St at Creamery Rd 10/30 - 11/1
Coming Soon to Community Park: All New Disc Golf Course
Sewer Line Work Tuesday Sept 24th on East Main St at Dollar General
Poll Results are in!
Creamery Way: Milling & Paving on Friday 9/20/19 & Saturday 9/21/19
9PM-5AM Overnight Road Work Starting Tue 9/17
NOTICE: Planning Commission Meeting on Monday Sept 30th
After School Clubhouse & Boys & Girls Club of Frederick
Watering of Lawns in prohibited 9am - 6pm per Emmitsburg Ordinance 13.04.170-C
Francis Smith Declared as Town of Emmitsburg Poet LaureateBoard of Commissioners with Francis Smith
August 5, 2019
The Town of Emmitsburg will be Going Purple!Supporting Substance Abuse Prevention Month in September!
It's Officially Official with the Town SealThank you to Chronicle Press for printing and donating the vinyl graphic.
Pictures from the July 2019 Pool Party
Thank you to everyone that came out to the July pool party! Next Party: August 16th!
Approved Low-Hazard Backflow Preventer ContractorKelco Plumbing & Backhoe Services is the approved contractor. See details & pricing.
Shred & Recycle Event Results
We are proud of the results of our first event! Click Read More for details.
Questions about cross-connections & backflows?We have fact sheets available for both low hazard/residential and high hazard.
August 5, 2019 Town Meeting Agenda3 Administrative Business Items
4 Agenda Items
Meeting CancelledThe Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for Monday July 29 has been cancelled.
Flaggers at Silo Hill Intersection Wednesday 7/24Pavement re-striping today will require increased flagging along E. Main St.
FREE Family Event at Memorial Park on Saturday 7/27Creatures Great & Small (petting zoo), face painting and snacks. 10am-Noon Saturday!
Bridge Work Monday 7/22 - Friday 7/26East & West Main St: Lane closures with flagging operations from 9am - 3pm each day.
Emergency water shutoff on Depaul Street - Tuesday July 16Water service restored to Depaul St. as of 1:06pm.
Tree City USA Certification: Check!
Turtle Alert - Keep an Eye Out!An unusual number of turtles have been especially in the Pembrook/Brookfield area.
Charging The Future!Presenting Emmitsburg's Vehicle Charging Stations!
Tree City USA Certified!
delete MDE Required Cross-Connection Control ProgramPlease read the new ordinance 19-04 and Cross-Connection fact sheet if you receive a water bill.
News Release - Clean Up & Green Up Maryland Grant ReceivedThe Town has been awarded $5,000 to help eliminate litter and implement beauty. View News Release
News Release - Chesapeake Bay Grant for Storm Drain MarkingThe Town has received $3,000 to fund a storm drain marking program!
Register Your Bike with Emmitsburg Community Deputies
Turn your form into the Town office or Emmitsburg deputies. Bike registration form
Meeting Notice - Planning CommissionMonday, January 28th at 7:30pm. Read more for details.
Little Free Library at 22 East Main St.www.littlefreelibrary.org
Take a book. Share a book.
Keep America Beautiful!Free ashtrays available in effort to prevent cigarette litter!
Town Square Traffic9am - 3pm Monday - Friday until Friday Oct 6th. Local detours as needed.
2018 Town Election. The results are in...
Thank you voters and judges!
Impact Award Speech!The Town Received an Impact Award for infrastructure and large projects! News Post Article.
Community Legacy Grants are now being accepted!
Sanitary Sewer OverflowDue to the heavy rainfall, the Town of Emmitsburg experienced a sanitary sewer overflow.
Important Update for Hunting & Trail Use Starting September 7thClick read more for details.
Only Rain in the Drain!
Click here for the pdf flyer on our Storm Drain Marking Program.
Reminder: Pool Parking LotThe pool parking lot will be open to patrons only now through September 15th.
Requests for ProposalsPlease visit the RFP page to see our 4 active bid requests.
Emmitsburg Recycling Schedule for 2019Click for 2019 schedule
In Memory of Dr. CarrollA heartfelt thank you to those who donated!
ALERT Frederick CountySign up to get alerts for emergencies & community info using ALERT Frederick!
7/19/19 Concert in Community Park is cancelledNot to worry! We will make every effort to reschedule 5.5 Men. Stay tuned...
Emmitsburg Farmers Market Open Fridays!Every Friday 3pm - 6:30pm next to the Community Center on S. Seton Ave.
Daylight Hour: Friday June 21 1pm - 2pm.Offices & residents turn off the lights in day-lit spaces for one hour to save energy.
Board of Appeals Meeting CancelledThe June 17, 2019 meeting has been cancelled
Emmitsburg Library Summer Reading KickoffEmmitsburg Community Center - Saturday 5/11 from 10a - 2p.
No Town Meeting on May 20, 2019The May 20 Town Meeting for the budget was held on April 15th.
4/29/2019 Planning Commission Meeting CancelledThe quarterly Planning Commission has been cancelled.
Water Line Has Been Repaired & Water Service Restored 1/28 1:10 pmWater service has been restored to West Main St.
Emmitsburg Food Bank Welcomes Furloughed Federal WorkersAnyone in need is welcome! First timers must fill out a form and show ID.
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Holiday Trash PickupTrash will be picked up Monday November 12th.
New Trees Planted on Main StreetScarlet Oak, Columnar Sergeants Cherry, Snow Goose Cherry and the Rotundiloba Sweetgum
Hydrant Flushing starting Monday Oct 22ndMon 10/22 - Fri 10/26 & Mon 10/29 9am - 3pm
A little about hydrant flushing...
US 15 Sign at the square
Staff reached out to Md State Highway regarding resident's concerns about the sign.
NOTICE: Emmitsburg Sustainable Communities' BoardEmmitsburg Sustainable Communities’ Board will hold a meeting at 10:00AM on Friday 9/21
2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality ReportThe Annual Consumer Confidence Report for Emmitsburgs drinking water is now available.
New Wayside Exhibits Coming to Town!Exhibits will share historical significance of the Town Square, Doughboy & Emmit House.
Meeting Notice: Sustainable Community Board MeetingThe meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 1/9/19 at the Town Office.
Bridge Beam Setting on November 7thFlagging and lane closures during the day and overnight as well as a 15-20 road closure overnight.
New Traffic Light and New Signal Sequence at the squareIf you thought something was different, you were right!
Emmitsburg is a Community Legacy Grant AwardeeSo pleased to announce that we were awarded $50,000 for the FY2019 Community Legacy Grant program!
Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting CancelledThe October 16th CAC meeting has been cancelled.
Town of Emmitsburg: 2018 Sustainable Maryland Certified.We have received our 2nd Sustainable Maryland Award! Details
All Around October with Mayor Briggs
2018 Town Board Reorganization
The pool is hopping!
Mayor Briggs Presents at the Maryland Municipal League ConferenceThe Mayor presented "Sustainability: According to Mark Twain"
Garden Plots in Community Park Available 5/1
Garden Plot Application
May 6, 2019 Town Meeting Agenda REVISEDFive agenda items (rev. 4/30/2019).
Flat Run Bridge Lane Shift & New Traffic PatternBEGINNING TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5
Holiday Trash Schedule for Labor DayTuesday Trash Pick up (9/4)
NO Yard Waste Drop on Saturday 9/1
Emmitsburg Dog Park Is Officially Open!
Looking better and better! (04/27/18)
Coming soon!! 3-Panel Glass Etching featuring an old 1920's era fire engine...Now at the Frederick County Fire/Rescue Museum & National Fire Heritage Center!
Policy 18 - 01 CorrectionProposed Policy 18-01 would only replace Policy 17-02 in relation to ball field charges.
Algae Control at Rainbow Lake With LG Sonic UnitThe MD Rural Water Assoc wrote an article feat. Dan Fissel our Water & Sewer Superintendent.
Online Bill Pay system is back in service!Thanks for your patience. Emmitsburg Online Bill Pay
The IRS will not call you and demand immediate payment!
They are targeting the elderly in Emmitsburg.
Read the consumer alert!
What time is it?The clock is up on the square!
Bet you didn't know....TransIT in Emmitsburg!Check out this presentation from the Feb 5th Town Meeting!
Environmental Tips to Prevent Sewage Backups/Overflows!Everyone plays a part! Several buckets of non bio-gradables from the sewage system.
Public Hearing at Town Meeting Sept 5, 2017View 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
16th Annual Farmer's Market Postponed :-(Unfortunately the Farmer's Market opening has been postponed indefinitely.
Line Painting Complete!Main St. is back open for parking.
Vehicles in the pool lot will be ticketed.
Shred & Recycle on Community Heritage DayOn June 29th the Town will host a E-Recycle & Shred Event! Don't miss it!
June 3, 2019 Town Meeting Agenda (rev. 5/13/2019)There are 2 agenda items and 1 item for consent.
View agenda packet
April Proclaimed as Child Abuse Prevention MonthWe all play a role when it comes to the healthy development of our nation's children.
Holiday Decorating ContestCash Prizes!
Register in person starting at 7am!
Water line work complete - Ramblewood Ct. upd 12:03pm 10/30/18On Tuesday 10/30, a water valve was replaced, all services have been restored. Thank you DPW!
2018 - 2019 WATERSHED HUNTING PERMITSHunting permits will be available starting Tuesday August 7th.
Sanitary Sewer Overflow caused by heavy rainsOverflow reported at manhole 98 on Flat Run Creek in Emmit Gardens. Please read more
Some Green Has Landed On The Square!
Memorial Day 2018American Legion 121 visited local cemeteries to pay tribute.
Arbor Day CeremonyFacebook Photo Album
Wear Blue for Child Abuse Awareness
Mayor's Corner Wednesday 3/28/18
Green Town: Emmitsburg, MDFrederick Magazine Article
photo from Frederick Magazine
Emergency Water Line Repair Monday 3-26-18Water main has been repaired, all services restored.
Water Flow Testing on Wheatly Drive Monday Morning 3/26Completed! Water flow testing in Brookfield may cause some water discoloration through Town.
Locals are uniting to clean up nature trails for SpringEmmitsburg Trails!
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Mayor's Corner March 9, 2018
LED lights + solar power = $$$ saved!
Water service restored to Silo HillA major water line repair was completed just before 6pm.
Offering a Helping Hand to Those in NeedA construction mission providing free home improvement assistance to those in need.
Audit Presentation PostponedThe audit presentation has been postponed; other agenda items to be presented as advertised.
Maryland Municipal League Public Education CampaignPublic Service Announcement on local transportation funding. A must see video for MD residents!
Office of Economic Development Article about EmmitsburgRead this fabulous article complimenting our sustainability, small businesses and revitalization.
Town Office Closed at NOON on Monday 1/8The office is closing due to bad weather and road conditions.
Federal Avenue Closed 9am - 3pmE. Main to E. Lincoln on Thursday 1/4 and Friday 1/5 for construction
Street Lights Out on East Main St.Thursday 1/4Again, from the Square to Creamery Road for construction.
Help prevent your pipes from bursting because of extreme coldThe Town suggests you follow the advice of Red Cross & run just a trickle of water.
Brick Displays next to PNC BankYou are invited to vote on your favorite type to be used on the square!
Armstrong Lane Closed through 12/10/17No vehicular traffic 128-12/10 due to recent concrete work.
(cancelled) Meeting Agenda & Agenda Packet for January 8, 2018Three agenda items and two items of administrative business.
Great Turnout for the Christmas Tree LightingThank you to all the participants & attendees!
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Federal Avenue Closed 9am - 3pmFri 12/1 & Mon 12/4 for concrete work
Last call to be heard: Water Line Warranty ProgramThe Board will be voting on Dec 5th. Click Read More
Emmitsburg Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot for HungerRegistration is still open! You can also register Thanksgiving morning.
NOTICE: Early Morning Construction6AM Construction at 226 E Lincoln on Monday 11/13
Pool Parking LotNov 7 & Nov 8 from 7am-5pm (pool construction)
Water Main Repair - Carrick Court Only - Friday 11/3PROJECT COMPLETE! Water service restored.
Water Bills Due Monday 11/6You can pay via credit card at the office, or pay online (cheaper option).
Green Team Meeting Wednesday 11/01 at 10:00 a.m.Click more details to see the agenda items.
Teddy Roosevelt Award Acceptance Ceremony5pm Friday Dec 1st, come & support ayor on this awesome accomplishment! Event Details
New Memorial Wall: Line of Duty at Frederick County Fire & Rescue MuseumThe commemoration ceremony was on Sunday October 22, 2017
Maximum 2 bags per pet policy
PNC Bank drive through closed for concrete work
Scheduled to reopen at Noon on Wednesday 10/25
Hydrant Flushing Alert, Starting Monday 10/23
S. Seton Ave closure on Thursday 10/19S. Seton Ave closed
Thursday 10/19 - 9a - 3p
Main St to Lincoln Ave
Traffic/Parking Status: 10/16 - 10/20Road closures daily through Thursday 10/19
Bike MS: Mason Dixon Challenge 10/14-10/15Bikers will route through Town during this fundraising event for MS studies.
2017 Election ResultsThank you to our election judges and all of the voters!
National Fire Heritage Center NewsletterLatest Newsletter from the HFHC in Emmitsburg! Check out the website too!
Mayor Briggs Welcomes Cantori Magic to EmmitsburgClassic, audience-interactive mystery entertainment
Discounted Compost Bins at $20
Just A Few Remain!
Dog Park: Campaign & Planning Underway!
Water Conservation ReminderWatering of lawns, etc is prohibited from 9am-6pm daily.
Openings on Citizens Advisory Committee
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.
New Algae Control System on Rainbow Lake
Emmitsburg streetscape - Frederick News PostPedestrian Friendly Emmitsburg!!
Planning Commission & Board of Appeals have open seats!
Contact Maddy Shaw
McDonald's Grand Opening Saturday 10/6/18Town officials attended an event to show support of our modern McDonalds!
THANK YOU to Pat Boyle for many years of service to the Town!
West Main St. water service restored!From the square to Jamison St on both sides. Estimated 1 hour.
2017 Annual Civil War Century Bike Ride Sat 9/9
Please keep your eyes open and share the road for cycling event.
Update from Mayor Briggs on projects around TownClick to see details on the bridge, sidewalks, pool and more...
Solar Energy Saved Emmitsburg $72,000 Last Year
Read about it in The Catoctin Banner
Town Office Closed for Thanksgiving and Black FridayWe are closing at 2:30pm Wednesday, reopening Monday 11/26.
Town of Emmitsburg 2019 Calendars Are AvailableStop by the Town office to get a 2019 calendar!
Notice of Planning Commission Meeting on Monday 11/26To review and provide comment on the proposed Final Subdivision Plat of Section 3...
Summer Concert at Emmitsburg Community Park
Performing live! Saturday September 8th, 6pm - 8pm
You will be missed Denise Etris, Rest In PeaceWe are thankful for Denise's service to The Town as Commissioner 2007-2010.
No Parking Areas for week of 12/25/17No parking Patterson Ave to 3 spaces past Jamison Ave. Click to read more!
Tiny Town with the Best Restaurants!
Only In Your State has discovered our restaurants! See the article
Thank you - Suspect Apprehended!
A call from a concerned citizen led to the apprehension of the suspect!
Dam reinforcement performedStage one of riprap replacement at the Emmitsburg dam has been completed.
National EMS Memorial Bike Ride in Emmitsburg
Everything green in EmmitsburgTown Staff gave a great presentation at the April 3rd meeting.
Dog Waste Bags
2017 Green Homes ChallengeLearn 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!
Credit cards now acceptedPay your utility bills, park reservation fees & parking tickets.
Friendly Reminder to pet ownersClean up and proper disposal of feces is required in Town.
14,500 lbs of Sulfer Dioxide avoided - Emmitsburg Solar Field
Emmitsburg Ensures Quality of Life for Future GenerationsAn article in MML Magazine written by Mayor Briggs. See how Emmitsburg is making a difference!
Special Request from the Emmitsburg Food BankWinter months tend to bring on more hardship. Please check the list of most needed items.
CALLING ALL ANIMAL LOVERS - We're still accepting donations!Emmitsburg Dog Park: Your dog can socialize and so can you!
Notice: Furlough AssistancePlease read the notice for details.
"All Around Town" featuring Mayor Don Briggs
Remembering Bob Hance
Winners! $75 Each for Door Decorating
We are planning something bigger & better for 2018!
Commemoration Ceremony: Signing of the Constitution
Mayor Briggs participated in the ceremony at Mount St Mary's Univiersity.
See Photos from todays 9-11 ObservancePhotos taken at 9-11 Observance at the National Emergency Training Center (FEMA and Fire Academy)
National EMS Memorial Bike Rides through EmmitsburgMayor Briggs was there to greet them!
Illegal DumpingPark 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 2016Community Day 2016
Re-dedication ceremony for Doughboy Statue
The Re-dedication ceremony was a wonderful event!