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Courthouse to be closed

Jun 30, 2017

The Washington County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

There won’t be a supervisor’s meeting that week. The next meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 11, according to the Washington County Auditor’s office.

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Posted by: Glen Peiffer | Jul 05, 2017 10:41

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