Friday July 2, Saturday July 3, Sunday July 4

Jul 2, 2021

The weather today will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66 and a low around 51. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Saturday will be cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a slight chance of showers. A high near 68 and a low around 52. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Independence Day, Sunday, will be mostly sunny, with a high near 74 and a low around 58.

Happy Birthday to my husband, Ken, today! ❤️🥳

Our friends at the Tiny Corner Bike Shop in Oakland have started a freebie box. Please consider adding gently used cycling gear to the box and you might help a new rider to enjoy the sport!

Garrett County Health Department’s Play Hard, Live Clean (PHLC) campaign, a healthy lifestyle campaign designed to encourages youth to make good choices by recognizing and rewarding them for certain positive lifestyle accomplishments from kindergarten through graduation.

From the DCL POA Summer Dispatch: The 2020 boating season was exceptionally busy with the Deep Creek Lake Launch Stewards inspecting nearly 6,000 boats. This is approximately 2,000 more than a typical boating season. A table of statistics can be found at http:// DCL2020_DNRUpdateYearInReview_Final.pdf

Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants to impress upon boaters and lake users the importance of CLEANING, DRAINING and DRYING boats and gear that move from one body of water to another.

Anglers at Deep Creek Lake will be experiencing full summer vacation mode, so watch out for boat and jet ski traffic. The best fishing opportunities will be in the early morning hours and to a lesser extent late in the evening for a mix of species. A wacky-rigged stick worm or soft plastic flipped under a floating dock or moored boat is a good tactic to entice a loafing bass to pick up a bait.

The July 6 Garrett County Public Meeting Agenda has been announced.

GoVax: Vaccine Schedule (Garrett County Health Department Clinic – Grantsville Offices) today

The Bloom is On – Come Pick-Ur-Own Lavender today from

The Rodeo at the Garrett County Fairgrounds is tonight at 7:30pm.

Garrett FCA Endurance 5K / 2-mile Walk is tomorrow morning.

And celebrating the 4th of July! The annual 4th of July Homecoming Celebration in Accident will be held on Saturday, July 3rd at 11am. The Lions Club Boat parade will be held from 7 – 9 pm on July 3. And, the Town of Oakland’s Fireworks will be at dusk at Broad Ford park on July 3. And, finally, the July 4th Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display is on July 4 at dusk.