Thursday February 20

Feb 20, 2020

The weather today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 29 and a low around 12. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

Check out this graphic from Ski Southeast … Thanks to Joe Stevens and Meteorologist Brandon Butcher of WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia for putting a “face” on the snow-drought ….

Ski Southeast Snow Drought

According to our records, we have only received 43 inches of snowfall this year.

Despite the relatively small amount of snow, have you been tubing at the Wisp? Here’s an article from “Only In Your State”.

Garrett Regional Medical Center has earned the highest rating possible from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): winning 5-stars for quality of care. GRMC is one of only eight in the state.

Garrett County has a new option for handling emergency reports: TEXT-TO-911

Garreett College offers a wide variety of programs; for example, Make your own Yogurt is coming up through Continuing Education and two high school dual enrollment information sessions will be on February 25th and 27th.

It seems as though out here in Western Maryland, we are especially interested in how the Kirwan legislation will be read and accepted in the legislative sessions. At this time, we know there is expected to be a significant local share due to help fund the sweeping changes.

As an option to help find the funding, leaders in the House of Delegates proposed legislation to expand the state’s sales tax to professional services and reduce the overall sales tax rate to 5%.

Art with Angie! Eye for Art at MoonShadow tonight from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Try printmaking! $20 per person/pay at the event.

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