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Partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers; highs in the high-60s today. We are due some rain… and it’s likely we will get those showers both Saturday and Sunday and only reach 61-62 degrees this weekend.

Many local homeowner associations (HOAs) are holding their annual meeting this weekend, the last weekend before Autumn Glory. Check out your association to see when and where they are holding theirs.

The Garrett County Commissioners and other dignitaries spoke at a ribbon cutting ceremony in Oakland to honor Internet service provider NeuBeam on Thursday.  NeuBeam provides high quality internet access to the County’s non-served and underserved geographic areas.

The Board of County Commissioners will be hosting the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Consolidated Transportation Tour meeting today, October 6, at 11:00am in the Board of Garrett Commissioners Public Meeting room.

Garrett County Habitat for Humanity home dedication to be held today at 6 PM for Kelly Shahan and her family. Everyone is welcome to come out and meet Kelly and her family and celebrate with them! Light refreshments will be served by the Hospitality Committee. The address is 190 Frank Custer Drive, Oakland. It’s located in Hopeland Village off of the Broadford Road.

MoonShadow will be jamming with The Masons, a high energy husband/wife acoustic Americana duo, at the cafe’s new Deep Creek Lake location tonight starting at 8:00pm.

Frostburg State University is hosting the Russian String Orchestra at the Pealer Performing Arts Center this Saturday at 7:30pm.

Way to go Ann! The Civic Club of Oakland presented Ann Rebele with a Service Award certificate, a bouquet and lifetime membership in the club as recognition for her 60 years of service to the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and the Oakland Civic Club.

Our neck of the woods has won, too! Western Maryland has been named to the Reader’s Digest Top 11 Fall Foliage Roadtrips list.

Professional photographer Crede Calhoun of All Earth Eco Tours in Friendsville will be conducting two Fall Photography Workshops and Safaris one each on October 15th and October 22nd.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  With some of the large breaches at giants such as Equifax and even the Securities Exchange Commission, we all need to be aware and protect ourselves and our data.

Did you know that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their life time? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month the Dove Center will be holding various public awareness activities will take place this month, including window displays, information tables, newspaper articles, and presentations.

The Garrett County Department of Health is holding Flu Clinics throughout the county where free Influenza vaccines are available to all at no out of pocket expense. For additional information about influenza vaccinations call the Flu Information Hotline: (301) 334-7697 or (301)-895-3113.

Grow West has received approvals to locate their medical marijuana operation from Grantsville to the former Kelly Springfield building in nearby Cumberland,MD.