Monday May 20

The weather this weekend turned out truly perfect. I didn’t have any of the pop-up thunderstorms in my area until after dark… I’ll take a few more days like that this summer! πŸ™‚

The weather today will be partly sunny, with a high near 71 and a low around 43. Some scattered showers possible before 10am and a West wind 13 to 18 mph gusting as high as 29 mph.

Shoutout to Mike G! His correct answer of Nessie put him in the pool to win and his name was drawn for 2 Garrett County Celtic Festival Tickets! We will be in touch, Mike!

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners are holding their public meeting today at 4:00pm at the Garrett County Courthouse. Topics will be Purchasing Bid Awards, the Maryland Community Development Block Grant Resolution, and the Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Tax Rate. The full agenda can be found here.

The Chamber’s Business Before Hours event is tomorrow morning at the Sundown Village Cafe Yurts at Wisp Resort. This “Legislative Wrap-up” will provide more information on the legislative impacts to Garrett County directly from Senator George Edwards and Delegate Wendell Beitzel. Register with Holly at 301-387-6171.

There is a ski boat recently listed for sale (under “BOATS”) in our Online Marketplace.

The Garrett County Public Schools Dr. Wendell Teets Foundation is the recipient of a gift of over $617,000 from the Daniel E. Offutt III Charitable Trust. The funds have been specially allocated to the Garrett County Public Schools Special Education Department to support a literacy program.

The National Safe Boating Council has kicked off it’s annual boating safety campaign with National Safe Boating Week held this May 18-24. We also have our boating regulations and watersports safety guides published here on our site.

The End of the Line Bookstore is looking for children’s books! Please drop off any donations at the boxcar bookstore at the Oakland Train Station during open hours: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11am-3pm. All proceeds go to support women and girls in our community. Thank you!

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