Sharing is caring!

Another great weekend! Today will be SUNNY with highs in the upper 60s.

The Mayor & Town Council of Oakland wish to notify Oakland Water Customers in the South Third St., Second St., and Oak Street areas that the water will be temporarily shut off throughout the day on Monday, October 2 due to ongoing water line upgrades. Questions may be directed to Oakland City Hall.
The first Monday of October every year is “Blue Shirt Day – World Day of Bullying Prevention” which signifies the importance of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month each October. Both adults and kids can buy a shirt and also visit their website for tips and help on how to deal with bullying.

Teens are welcome to attend a “One Maryland” book discussion at the Ruth Enlow library in Oakland this evening from 6:00pm-7:30pm. The book being discussed is “Purple Hibiscus” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

This past Saturday, officers from the State Police Barracks in McHenry responded to a report of a burglary at two commercial enterprises in Oakland. Upon investigation, they identified a suspect, obtained evidence, received a confession and took the individual into custody. Good job and a big thank you from your citizens!

Did you notice a group of people gathering around Hospice of Garrett County at 12-noon Saturday? We can’t begin to explain the game but, yes, Pokemon Go is still a “thing” in Garrett County. Join the Facebook group if you’re interested!

Prospective visitors to Deep Creek Lake and Garrett County, Maryland can now explore 15 of the area’s attractions using 360-degree photos and videos thanks to the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce.

What can you do with your pumpkins after Halloween, you ask?  Well, there are a few things according to Maryland Department of Resources.

President Trump will be nearby this week. Fox News announced Saturday that Trump will join Sean Hannity in Morgantown, W.Va. this Wednesday, where the two men will discuss tax reform and the economy, among other topics, and take questions from an audience.

Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development has scheduled a course, How to Navigate the Social Security System, at the Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. The course will be held on Wednesdays, October 11 and 18, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.  Contact the College at 301.387.3069 for more information or to register.

Six participants collectively lost 101 pounds over the course of four months as part of the year-long Prevent Type-2 Diabetes Education Program at Garrett Regional Medical Center. An information session will be held on Tuesday, October 17th, prior to the start of the next “Prevent Type 2” session. For more information or to register, contact Mitzi Wiltison, at 301.533.4271 or Ruth Chisholm, at 301.533.4010. You can assess your risk at
Friends of Deep Creek Lake are looking for volunteers with boats, kayaks canoes and other watersports related items for the Autumn Glory parade on October 14th.