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The weather today will feel like summer!  sunny and a high of 74 and low of 55. We could see wind gusts of 34 mph. Tomorrow will be more sun, high of 72 and low of 56. Showers will roll in Saturday night and into Sunday. Showers mainly in the afternoon on Sunday with a high temp of 65 and a low of 39 degrees.

The Garrett County Health Fair will be at the Community Aquatic Recreation Center (CARC) in McHenry Saturday from 8:30am – 1:00pm.

Don’t forget to visit the Mountain Fresh Winter Farmers market this Saturday from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Community Action/Mary Browning Senior Center in Oakland.

The Northern High School JROTC Cash Bash will be held at Garrett College Saturday afternoon from Noon to 4:00pm.  Tickets can be purchased from cadets and parents for $20.  Note: No alcohol and family friendly.

Lots of other events around the County this weekend.  Check out our newly redesigned events page for all the details.

Garrett College will be offering a history course, Railroads of Garrett County: A History, on Thursdays, from April 19th to May 10th, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. The class will be held at the B & O Railroad Museum in Oakland and will be taught by noted historian Dr. Neal Brooks.  Call 301.387.3069 for more information or to register.

A recent study by WalletHub found that New York, (13.04%) and Hawaii (11.57%) have the highest state income tax burdens for individuals, while Alaska (4.94%) and Delaware (5.68%) have the lowest tax burdens. To find out where Maryland ranked, click here.

According to Only in Your State, Garrett County has more outdoor activities than any other county in Maryland. We love it!

The State of Maryland has recently purchased 2,000 acres of land along the North Branch of the Potomac River near Kitzmiller for, what will be, a new State Park. The State Park Superintendent says the service is looking for potential park names — if you have a suggestion, contact Nita Settina at 410-260-8157 or nita.settina@maryland.gov.

Hospice is co-sponsorng a free class on wills & estate planning on April 26.

The Garrett County Board of Education is in the process of developing a strategic plan and is seeking feedback on the preliminary report of strategic issues from community members, including parents, staff, students and Garrett County residents.

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