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The weather today will be rain. High near 47 and low around 22. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Tonight rain and snow showers likely before 2am; little or no snow accumulation expected. Saturday will be partly sunny with a high near 37 and a low around 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high near 52 and a low around 36. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

“A new coat may be the perfect Mother’s Day gift this year as temperatures in several major cities across the United States will dip lower than those that were recorded on Christmas Day.”

I’d like to start by wishing the best mother in the universe a Happy Mother’s Day! I love you!

Jim Chason sent us this one! Very cool:

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed several significant bills that lawmakers passed during an abbreviated legislative session this year. Here’s a quick list of those bills that were vetoed: Kirwan Commission Reforms, HBCUs, New Taxes on Tobacco, Nicotine and Digital Ads, Adding Sales Tax on Digital Downloads, New Baltimore Crime Resources, New Checks on Long guns, Prescription Drug Review Board and Funding for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

A new secure drop box has been installed at the front entrance of the courthouse. The box will easily receive a legal-sized deed (8 ½ x 14) from the attorney/title company offices. Also, any payment or paperwork can be dropped in the box.

Many local voters have already received their ballots for the June 2 primary election (I received mine!). Here’s more info: https://www.garrettcounty.org/news/2020/05/-june-2-2020-primary-election-voting-information.

Governor Hogan has modified a few orders that are relevant to folks in the Deep Creek Lake area for boating, beaches, camping, and fishing. Thanks to the Friends of Deep Creek Lake for sharing the details

IMPORTANT—The Maryland stay-at-home order remains in effect.
If folks come to Garrett County from outside the state, they are expected to self-isolate for 14 days in order to prevent the spread of the COVID19 virus.

EPA Region III (Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and D.C.) has recently received funds to perform Targeted Brownfields Assessments (TBAs), and they are currently seeking candidates.

Enjoy your weekend and say hi to your moms from me!  🙂