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The weather today will be isolated snow showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37 and a low around 13. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

We’ve been having a good bit of sun and it has been really great! But, here’s a funny meme I saw online yesterday 🤣
The Civic Club of Oakland has rented the Farmer’s Market Pavilion in downtown Oakland for the first annual Everything and Anything Goes Flea Market, Yard Sale, and Maker’s Market on Saturday, May 1. Any vendor can reserve a table under the pavilion roof for $25/table and only $15 for an uncovered spot (bring your own table) if you pre-register by April 24. Prices go up after that date, to $30 for a spot inside the Pavilion (if available) and $20 for an outside spot. For more information and registration, please contact us at or visit our website at

The Maryland State Police are looking for High School Seniors interested in a career with law enforcement. A virtual recruiting event being held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10 a.m. Those interested in attending the event, email your contact information to and login information will be provided at that time.

Maryland State Parks are also hiring locally for seasonal positions at Herrington Manor/ Swallow Falls and Wolf Den Run State Parks. Click here to apply.

Also, the County United Way is hiring a Community Resource Development Manager. The position is a paid position with CUW to help our local Garrett County United Way organization. Please submit a resume via email to no later than March 12th.

From the Maryland Department of Tourism: “In Maryland, we love our birds! From our major league baseball and football teams, the Orioles and Ravens, to the literary genius of Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe to wildfowl art in our museums, birds are woven into the very fabric of Maryland heritage and pride.” Learn more about birding in Maryland.

It’s FAMILY NIGHT at Alpine Lake Resort! Just 7 miles from Oakland, the Evergreene dining room is open to the public! Just $25 to feed 4 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

There’s still a bit of snow on the ground — get outside! 🙂 Here’s a photo I took when fat tire biking yesterday (Do you follow us on Instagram?)