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Town to retain 5% share in Harvest as medical cannabis company restructures

by Geoff Fox & Kate Shunney Hancock town officials have signed off on the details of a corporate restructuring for Harvest of Maryland, the medical cannabis grower and processor with a location on Hancock’s South Street. Harvest owns three Maryland medical cannabis licenses for cultivation, processing and a dispensary. The processor license is held by…

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Police looking for dirt bike rider

by Geoff Fox Hancock Police are looking for a person who has been riding a dirt bike throughout town at all times of the day. A post on social media brought the nuisance to light, noting the driver of the dirt bike is waking people up in the middle of the night. Comments on the…

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Clear Spring to celebrate 200th anniversary this Saturday

The town of Clear Spring, located about 18 miles east of the town of Hancock, will be celebrating its 200th Anniversary this Saturday, October 16. Several activities are planned to commemorate this milestone including a Passport to Clear Spring, Landmark Hunt of Clear Spring, tours of historical buildings including Brown’s Meeting House, the 1823 Post…

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Jean Marshburn Sloan

Jean Marshburn Sloan 1945-2021 Jean Marshburn Sloan, age 75, of Manteo, N.C., formerly of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C. Born November 29, 1945 in Pomona, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Arthur Ermin and Carol Alene Mead Marshburn. She was of the…

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Theabelle Elizabeth Eddy

Theabelle Elizabeth Eddy 1931-2021 Theabelle Elizabeth Eddy, 90, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and formerly of Hancock, Md., passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at War Memorial Hospital Extended Care in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born July 6, 1931, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Franklin Harnish Sr. and Fannie Esther…

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Daren E. Schultz

Daren E. Schultz 1971-2021 Daren E. Schultz, 50, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md. Daren was born in Hagerstown, Md., on May 25, 1971, a son of Doris E. (Fraley) Schultz, of Warfordsburg, Pa., and the late Joseph Ray Schultz, Sr. He was the husband of…

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Janet Ruth Avey

Janet Ruth Avey 1927-2021 Janet Ruth Avey, age 93, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at The Berkeley Springs Center LLC. Born November 5, 1927 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Clarence and Farah Ellen Ambrose Yost. She was a Protestant. Janet attended the Timber…

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Chance Tylor Morris

Chance Tylor Morris Chance Tylor Morris, 26 years young, of Fredericksburg, Va., passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday September 23, 2021. Chance was employed as a landscaper for Brightview, alongside his older brother, Gage. He was a beloved father, son, brother, uncle, grandson, cousin and friend. He was kind, loving, strong, free spirited…

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Frances Lucille Harvey

Frances Lucille Harvey 1938-2021 Frances Lucille Harvey, age 82, of Hancock, Md., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 11, 2021, while at her home under the loving care of her family members and Hospice of Washington County. Born October 6, 1938, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late…

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Danny William McCusker

Danny William McCusker 1961-2021 Danny William “Pop Dan” McCusker, age 60, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at the Winchester Medical Center, in Winchester, Va. Born July 16, 1961, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Harry W. McCusker and Shelby Jean Flowers-McCusker. Danny was a 1979 graduate of Hancock…

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