Monday October 29

Showers likely today, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 41 and a low of 35 degrees. West wind around 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

On Friday, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined a coalition of 21 attorneys general and four major cities in filing written comments demanding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) withdraw their proposal to eliminate the national Clean Car Standards.

David Levesque, Employment Specialist and Workshop Facilitator with the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, will be at the Garrett College Southern Outreach Center/Oakland Armory Building today beginning at 8:00 am, for in-person job seeker assistance. Appointments encouraged (call 301.777.1221, ext. 317 to schedule), but walk-ins are welcome.

Congratulations to Mike Koch and Firefly Farms for being named 2018 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing by the Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI).  Firefly and other honorees will be celebrated at a November 29th gala in Baltimore.  

Here’s a “Watershed Wisdom Update” just issued by Friends of Deep Creek Lake. An “nteresting” photo of Arrowhead Cove is included.

What does your dream cabin look like?  Take this simple and quick “quiz” from Zillow to gain some insight into your personal “cabin style.”  Based on my answers, looks like I prefer simple and traditional, which doesn’t surprise me.

The 2018 Wild Turkey Observation Survey Summary shows turkey reproduction in Western Maryland was below average, but populations remain healthy and sustainable and should provide ample opportunity for hunters seeking to catch a bird for dinner.

Here’s the Halloween event listing that Sarah put together for you and as first published late last week. Please watch out for Ghouls and Goblins as you have some fun!

🍁🎃MONDAY, OCT 29🎃🍁
Trick or Treat
Hill Top Fruit Market (Grantsville) @5pm-7pm

First Peoples Annual Trick or Treat
Grantsville Shopping Plaza @5:30pm-7pm
Children dressed in costumes can stop by each of the participating businesses starting at the Shop N Save end.

Trick or Treat
Southern Garrett Rescue Squad @5pm-6:30pm

Arrowhead Market Trick or Treat
Arrowhead Market @5pm -7pm

✭Town of Friendsville Trick or Treat
Friendsville Town Limits @5:30pm-7:30pm

✭Town of Grantsville Trick or Treat
Grantsville Town Limits @5:30pm-7pm

✭Town of Mountain Lake Park Trick or Treat
Mountain Lake Park Town Limits @5:30pm-6:30pm

✭Town of Oakland Trick or Treat
Oakland Town Limits @5:30pm

Divine Hope Church Trunk-or-Treat
110 Weber Road Oakland, MD 21550 @5:30 – 7pm
Also giving away Bibles and food; for more information: 240.321.4673

✭Town of Accident Trick or Treat
Accident Town Limits @6pm

Trunk or Treat
Eastern Garrett Volunteer Fire Dept @6pm-8pm

Fall Festival
Accident Fire Hall @7pm-9pm
Glow in the dark room, hay ride (weather permitting), photo booth and refreshments available. Sponsored by Accident Community Planning Group and Ruth Enlow Library (Accident Branch).

Mad Hatter Halloween Party
MoonShadow @8pm-11pm
A SPOOKY TEA PARTY with DJ/HOST: KRISS LOORE. Vintage halloween clips on the big screen, games, costume contest, spooky stories, & more! $5 cover