Garrett County Newswire

Garrett County Newswire

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  1. Planning Commission To Meet, Review "No Fracking" RequestRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Republican

    The Garrett County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the commissioners' meeting room at the courthouse in Oakland. The agenda includes a request from several local residents for an amendment to the Deep Creek Watershed Zoning Ordinance that would prohibit hydraulic fracking wellheads in the watershed.

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  2. Strike Up The BandRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Republican

    ... lts, $2 students). The GCC Band is a non-profit organization that receives some financial assistance from the Garrett County and Maryland state arts councils.

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  3. Got Students Interested in Earth Day, Every Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    If you have high schoolers interested in a career in natural resources, then have them apply to the 2016 Natural Resources Career Camp being held at Hickory Environmental Education Center in Garrett County, MD . The one-week program is a partnership with the Carroll County Forestry Board, Allegany College of Maryland, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forest Service, and runs from July 24th through July 30th .

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  4. Strubin Retains JudgeshipRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Republican

    Ray Strubin, judge of the Circuit Court of Garrett County, has retained his position, fending off challenger Daryl Walters in a contested race. Preliminary results this morning show Strubin's votes at 4,424 and Walters at 3,372.

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  5. TAM Announces 2016 Roadeo WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Mass Transit

    Pictured from left to right: Lenny Howard, TAM Executive Director; First Place Winner James Kisner, Garrett County Community Action Agency; Third Place Winner Vanessa Greene, Transdev; Second Place Winner Bruce Mayberry, Cecil Transit; Jeannie Fazio, Maryland Transit Administration; Nancy Norris, TAM Board President, Transit Services of Frederick County. On Friday, April 9th, the Transportation Association of Maryland , a statewide organization dedicated to improving the mobility of all of Maryland's citizens, hosted its 21st Annual Roadeo, a driving competition for the State's transportation providers.

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  6. Gradient overlay - click to view online paperRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Republican

    The Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, and Alice will all be coming to the stage at Garrett College this Sunday and Monday, as the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival hosts a visit by the Ballet Theatre of Maryland, which will present Alice in Wonderland. The public show will be given on Sunday, April 24, in the Garrett College auditorium, beginning at 2 p.m. Garrett County public school 4th and 5th grade students will see the performance on Monday, April 25. Audiences will journey along with Alice to Wonderland, according to Mary Callis, executive director of GLAF.

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  7. Today is April 21, 2016. Today is Apr. 21, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Republican

    ... The trout lilies, she said, are just starting to open. No activity can quite compare to a nice hike in any of Garrett County's several state parks, or anywhere else on the ridges of this highest section of Maryland. So, to clear the mind and restore ...

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  8. Anne Arundel will have to wait until 2021 for cicada invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... Raupp, a cicada expert and entomologist at the University of Maryland. "Brood V will emerge in the edges of Garrett County and mostly west in I-81, in West Virginia, the George Washington National Forest, and Ohio - but not around here." We will ...

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  9. Bridge Repair Work Slated On Mansfield RoadRead the original story

    Monday Apr 18 | The Republican

    The Garrett County Roads Division has announced that bridge maintenance work will take place on Mansfield Road, located off Rt. 219 south of Oakland, on Tuesday, April 19. The public is advised that the roadway at the bridge will be closed during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Alternate routes of traffic include Rt.

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  10. Defense seeks quick end to Annapolis 'snake house' lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... venomous, can live up to 25 years and grow 7 feet long. Attorneys for Van Horn and Broseker cite a case in Garrett County Circuit Court, resolved in a motion for summary judgement, finding an infestation of flying squirrels in the attic of a house ...

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  11. Maryland Senate panel rejects tax break for manufacturersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... form a work group to study the issue before next year's session starts in January. Sen. George Edwards , a Garrett County Republican, said the committee would like to devise a formula that is less complicated and broader than the proposals ...

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  12. Save Money with ProCom's Cable and InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 30 | SBWire

    ... with friends and family. Crystal clear cable services begin at only $29.99/month for residents of McHenry and Garrett County, MD. The company's fiber network comes with an impressive channel lineup and a full range of HD channels. ProCom offers ...

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  13. Crews Work to Stabilize MD 135 After Rock?SlideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... (SHA) is currently working to remedy a rock slide that occurred in western Maryland near the Allegany/Garrett County line in early January. According to Charlie Gischlar, public information officer of the SHA, the Jan. 2 slide involved a section of ...

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  14. 3 Students Suffer Minor Injuries When Pickup Hits BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... school bus. Troopers from the McHenry Barrack said the accident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday in Garrett County on Route 135. They said the driver of the pickup attempted to avoid the school bus but lost control of his vehicle and it struck ...

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  15. Helen RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Dundalk Eagle

    Helen Rose, 90, of Dundalk, MD passed away on March 11, 2016 at her home. Born in Garrett County, MD, she was the daughter of the late George Edward Sebold and Lavina Agnes Sebold and wife of the late Thomas Lee Rose.

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  16. Attorney: Garrett College stabbings were in self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The attorney for a Baltimore woman accused of stabbing two fellow students in the Garrett College cafeteria last year has told a jury that his client acted in self-defense. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the trial for Shamaine N. Moore began Tuesday in Garrett County Circuit Court.

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  17. County restricts gas drilling in Deep Creek Lake watershedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    The Garrett County Commissioners have adopted a watershed management plan that limits natural-gas drilling on nearly 41,000 acres around Deep Creek Lake, a popular vacation destination in western Maryland. It prohibits natural gas wellheads within the watershed but allows companies to drill horizontally from wellheads located outside the watershed boundaries.

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  18. Md. county officials voting on Deep Creek Lake watershed planRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Daily Record

    The Garrett County Commissioners are considering a Deep Creek Lake watershed management plan that would restrict natural-gas drilling around Maryland's largest freshwater lake. The vote is on the agenda for a meeting Monday afternoon.

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  19. Weekend adventure: Hit the slopes, then sample the great eats in McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... weekend winter trip is only a three-hour drive from downtown Baltimore. The destination? McHenry, the small Garrett County town located near the northernmost tip of Deep Creek Lake. Boasting 172 acres of ski terrain, Wisp Resort is the area's most ...

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  20. Conversations commence about what to do with empty school buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... I don't want to sound cliche, but we're going to have to think outside of the box on this one," Wantz said. Garrett County's school board decided to close three schools prior to the 2012-2013 school year - Bloomington School for pre-kindergarten ...

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