Thursday December 7


Partly cloudy today, highs in the mid-30s with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Little to no accumulation expected.

On Tuesday, an individual from Massachusetts was arrested at a residence on Arrowhead Lane in McHenry. The subject initially had called the Garrett County 911 Center multiple times asking for help, stating that he was homicidal and suicidal. After allegedly verbally threatening police on the scene, he was taken into custody.

A substitute teacher at Southern Garrett High School was recently making inappropriate postings on social media; this situation was addressed by the GCPS Superintendent.

On a brighter note: Wisp Resort reported that it began making snow yesterday! December 16th is the planned opening day.

Senator George Edwards and Delegate Wendell Beitzel will hold their annual pre-legislative public meeting this evening starting at 6:00pm, in GIEC Room 111 on the Garrett College campus. This session is open to the public.

Garrett County Community Action Head Start and Early Head Start is currently taking applications for prenatal women and children ages birth to 5 years old for enrollment in home-based and center-based programs. Please call 301-334-9431 for more information and to set up an appointment for an application. Enrollment is based upon eligibility and openings.

Mountain Laurel Medical Center to open a new location in McCoole, MD.

WVU Hospitals and Garrett Regional Medical Center have entered into a management agreement. Also, GRMC CEO Mark Boucot will lead Potomac Valley Hospital.

Enrollment, advising and registration for credit and non-credit programs at Garrett College are in-process and extend until just before the formal start of the winter and spring semesters, which begin on January 3rd and January 23rd, respectively. Visit or call admissions at 301.387.3044.

If you feel like driving a little, check out all the holiday festivities going on this month in Frostburg!

MFC Ministries Inc. (Joe & Rena Perozich) are holding a marriage counseling workshop at the Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown on February 16-17, 2018.

The 10th annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air painting “competition” call for entries is now open. They are trying something really different this time around: They are moving the 2018 Mountain Maryland Plein Air to the fall!

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