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Deep Creek Watershed Foundation Update

On Tuesday evening, September 21, 2021, the Deep Creek Watershed Foundation celebrated its Fifth Anniversary with our sold out event, Broadway at the Barn, at the beautiful Red Barn Inn & Events, just off of the Glendale Road on North Glade Road. The evening...

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Seven Keys to Success and Five Costly Mistakes

Andre Weisbrod of Quantum Financial Advisors offers wisdom at a client appreciation event. Thank you for joining us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUepkakbAcI Seven Keys to Success: Produce This: _____ Avoid This: _____ Be Disciplined Reduce This: ____ Be an Owner...

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Civic Club Announces Winning Opportunities

In yet another change from previous years, the Civic Club has announced there will be numerous opportunities for visitors to win some great prizes at the 47th Annual Antique & Makers Market during Autumn Glory weekend. Event chairperson Jean Tumbarello said that...

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Three Medication Disposal Boxes Open Throughout Garrett County

An easy way for anyone in Garrett County to dispose of unneeded prescriptions is to visit one of the three medication disposal boxes located at the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryland State Police Barrack in McHenry, and at the Oakland City Hall.= “It’s...

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Applications Open for 2022 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants

$320,000 Available for Community Beautification, Greening, and Environmental Initiatives Forever Maryland, in partnership with the Maryland Environmental Trust, a unit of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, is now accepting applications for the Keep Maryland...

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Intentional Balloon Releases Banned in Maryland

New State Law will Reduce Plastic Pollution that Degrades Waterways and Threatens Animal Life The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) remind Marylanders that a new state law that prohibits intentional balloon...

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Governor Hogan Announces Office of Outdoor Recreation

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the creation of the Office of Outdoor Recreation within the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the hiring of J. Daryl Anthony to serve as its first executive director. “One of our state’s hallmarks is the...

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2021-2022 New Teachers/Educators Participate in BEST Class

>The BEST (Building Experiences for Successful Teaching) Program was recently held for all teachers new to the profession and/or new to GCPS. This weeklong event provides an overview of some of the important practices of the school system. Some of the topics...

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Fee Removed for Off-Road Trails at Savage River State Forest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced it has eliminated the day-use fee for riding the St. John’s Rock off-road vehicle (ORV) trail at Savage River State Forest, saving trail users $9 per rider and also removing the need for advance registration....

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Garrett County’s COVID-19 Cases are Increasing Rapidly

By Diane Lee, Public Information Officer, Garrett County Health Department Garrett County’s COVID-19 statistics are dismal compared to the state numbers – the second highest case rate, second only to Allegany County, the highest positivity rate, and the lowest...

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Callis updates Chamber on PAC progress

The facility's flexibility and partnerships will be keys to success Mary Callis, executive director of the Performing Arts Center at Garrett College, briefed the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce's Marketing Roundtable on PAC progress on Wednesday. The new facility...

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Archery Season Opens for White-Tailed and Sika Deer

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022. Archers may also use vertical longbows and vertical recurve bows Feb. 1-3, 2022 during the second...

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Maryland Redistricting Commission Listening Sessions

The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission (Citizens Commission), a balanced commission created by Governor Larry Hogan to draw fair and representative legislative and congressional district maps for the 2022 elections, will continue its second round of virtual...

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From Maryland Governor Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland is immediately authorizing COVID-19 booster shots for all Marylanders 65 and older who are living in congregate care settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential drug...

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At the Market This Week: Sept 8 and 11

A L L Produce Levi Lantz & Family Red Bell Peppers Yellow Bell Peppers Baked Potato Squash Spaghetti Squash Mashed Potato Squash Carnival Squash Romanesco Broccoli Purple Cauliflower Yellow Cauliflower Tomatoes Cherry/Grape Tomatoes Roma Tomatoes Green Bell...

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Road Closure Notice

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE FROM ENBRIDGE FOR TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION-BUFFALO RUN ROAD Garrett County Government Public Works Department – Roads Division PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Texas Eastern Transmission will be performing maintenance,...

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Southern Garrett High School Field House

Tomorrow marks the start of the Fall Extracurricular Season in regards to our Athletic Complex and the new track and turf field. While we have already hosted a track meet in the Spring, we are about to experience a full season's worth of activities. The field is...

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