Monday March 9

Mar 9, 2020

The weather today will be mostly sunny with a high near 59 and a low around 46. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Showers likely over Monday night into Tuesday morning; new precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


The Southern Garrett Boys Basketball team is going to States! Also, Jacob Brenneman won the Maryland State Wrestling Tournament in the 113-pound weight class!

Courtesy of Jason Shaw – SGHS Band Director: “The Southern Garrett RAM BAND is about to play their 6th game this week! We will be heading back to STATES for basketball and we need your help! The band would like to be able to get hotel rooms after the games Friday night and need your financial support  … we are able to secure funds for transportation … If you can contribute, checks should be made payable to Southern Garrett High School. If you have questions, please contact the school at (301) 334-9447. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! GO RAMS!!!”

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Maryland; all cases are in Montgomery and Harford Counties at this time.

The Maryland Attorney General is warning Maryland residents to be on guard against scams involving COVID-19. Scammers are attempting to sell bogus health products that claim to prevent or cure COVID-19, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts about COVID-19 as a ruse to steal money and personal information.

The Town of Oakland’s Election is today from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. There are three council members are to be elected.

Check out this video (especially at 2:33) where the Lieutenant Governor visits Western Maryland State Parks. He even taps a maple tree.


A Retail Crab Buyer seat is open on the Blue Crab Industry Advisory Committee. This person will represent seafood dealers that participate in the blue crab bushel basket market. More information and the application can be found here.

It’s Wing Night at Black Bear Tavern tonight! YUM!


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