Thursday April 30

The weather today will be cloudy with a chance of showers. High near 57 and a low around 41.

We were asked to share: the project going on now at the intersection of Mosser Road and will U.S. 219 is primarily to widen the intersection. There will also be upgrades to the signal and resurfacing.

County. United Way and Wal-Mart will collect food items in Allegany County for the Western MD Food Bank on May. 5, 2020.

Garrett County Community Action is also collecting food here in Garrett County for individual distribution on several dates:

Friendsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue

Saturday, May 2nd 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bloomington Volunteer Fire Department
Friday, May 1st 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Accident Volunteer Fire Department

Wednesday, May 6th 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Southern Rescue Squad
Thursday, April 30th 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 2nd 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Eastern Garrett Volunteer Fire Department
Tuesday, May 5th 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The MAERDAF fund has announced Fiscal 2021 application information. This grant is financial support to rural-serving nonprofit organizations that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education efforts.

Local resident Len Shindel is working on commemorating the Garrett County Road Worker’s Strike. That link is to the Baltimore Sun newspaper and it may not open but the victory was a to allow the workers to join the union.

Fentanyl contaminated drugs are becoming an increasing problem in Garrett County. The local health department has launched a campaign, Fentanyl Fast Facts, to help educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl.

Here’s a large home for sale just minutes from the lake. Listed by Jay Ferguson with Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales: