More active oversight planned for Deep Creek Lake
A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Tornado Watch Issued For Garrett County
The National Weather Service has posted a Tornado Watch for Garrett County in western Maryland until 9 p.m. Sunday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Public can comment on boundary changes for Garrett County sanitary district
The Garrett County Commissioners voted recently to hold the public comment period for boundary changes for the county sanitary district open until Aug. 5 and to include a review session with Gorman Getty III, county attorney.
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Retreating to Rural America
I have spent my life in the belly of the beast. For nearly forty years, I have lived in Montgomery County, Maryland, which borders Washington, DC on its north side.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Chesapeake Climate Action Network: 24 People Arrested Blocking...
July 14 - Residents impacted by shale gas infrastructure and their supporters blocked the entrances to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission headquarters today in protest of the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas export facility and others proposed around the country.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Thousands without power in DC metro area
As of 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting some 29,000 customers in Montgomery County without power.
Police search for missing Silver Spring teen who stole car, crashed
Maryland State Police were searching for a teen boy who was reported missing from a state-run group home in Garrett County and is now believed to have committed several crimes while on the run.
MSP looking for escaped juvenile, car thief
Maryland State Police say they're looking for a juvenile offender who escaped from a western Maryland work camp and is believed to have stolen a car in Allegany County and crashed it on Interstate 70 near Hagerstown.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Sparkler Incident Injures 9-Year-Old: Maryland Fire Marshal
A 9-year-old was in critical condition after being burned by a sparkler on the Fourth of July, according to the Maryland fire marshal.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County
A 9-year-old boy was badly burned over half of his body in Garrett County on the Fourth of July after a sparkler set fire to his shirt.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Washington Post
Maryland health insurance sign-up success varied from county to county
The numbers were made public by exchange officials last week and count all sign-ups as of May 31. Overall, Maryland enrolled 72,207 people in these plans, a rate that was one of the lowest in the country.