Monday April 2

We received some snow overnight; about 5 inches of accumulation here! Today will be cloudy with a high of 42 degrees with an additional 2-4 inches of snow possible. Low temperature tonight will be 36 degrees.

Hope you all had a great holiday weekend and that you didn’t eat too many chocolate eggs!

Don’t forget the public County Commissioners meeting this afternoon at the Thayer Courthouse in Oakland.

The Discovery Center just released their April events. Lots of good stuff. They are open weekends during April – we have the full schedule on our State Parks page.

Yogi would be proud.  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that a Delaware resident won this year’s Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest. Check out the design of this new stamp here!

The Accident library will be hosting a new “poetry corner” Wednesday evenings from 5:00pm – 6:30pm with the first to be held on April 11th. They also have their usual full schedule of interesting events scheduled for this month including some sessions this afternoon and evening.

Also at the Ruth Enlow Library on April 16th, this time at the Oakland branch, the Maryland Insurance Administration will be on hand to answer any questions from 9:15am-noon.

A special message from Mary Callis of Garrett lakes Arts Festival (GLAF):  If you are attending the Footworks show on Saturday the 7th, please be sure to get there by 7:00pm to hear a presentation on John W. Garrett by noted historian Al Feldstein.

The month of April is all about the opening of the warmer season that it welcomes in.  Check out our April Cover Story for a piece on outdoor (and indoor) activities for this month and the whole warm weather season at the lake and beyond.