Thursday December 10

The weather today will be patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47 and a low around 31. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

There’s a newly listed poker/game table in our online marketplace. Comes with four chairs. Contact Mark at 301-245-4493 or email mlwhalen1 at

Considering a different holiday getaway? Maybe a road trip on one of Maryland’s Scenic Byways? There are numerous points of interest to customize your own pace, geography, and activities. There are several trips listed here but this one, with Cranesville Swamp, I recommend as something new.

Wisp Resort is elated to announce OPENING DAY! Tomorrow, Wisp will be open for skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and the mountain coaster. Please note the COVID-19 guidelines in place before your arrival.

We mentioned last week Mountain State Brewery was closed for a week due to COVID-19 concerns — but! they will be back open tomorrow as promised! Have you seen their new igloos?! They look very cool *badum tiss* ha ha no pun intended.

We are sorry to report that, as of December 14th, 2020, Penn Alps Restaurant and Craft Shop will be TEMPORARILY closing due to extremely low customer numbers. There is a 25%-off sale from now until December 13. Try to make it out to Penn Alps and support all of our local small businesses.