Thursday September 12

The weather today will be partly sunny with a high near 78 and a low around 62. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

A lovely sunset photo was shared by Scon Boccuti:

Deep Creek Lake, MD Sunset by Scon Boccuti

Newly listed in our online marketplace is a 2001speedboat — check it out under “boats”.

The Ruth Enlow Library is holding the first discussion about this year’s One Maryland One Book. A discussion on “What The Eyes Don’t See” by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha will be at the Accident Library at 11:30am. The second discussion will be October 16th at the Oakland Library at 6:00pm and the third discussion on October 21st at the Grantsville Library at 6:00pm.

A Jazz Night Fundraiser for, “It’s In The Bag” is tonight from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Tickets are $30/each to help support and fund meals for local kids. Plan to stop by for a nice evening event.

Every Thursday is Team Trivia Night at Mountain State Brewing Co. Deep Creek. Trivia starts at 6:30pm and house prizes are awarded for first, second & third places!

The SavageMan Triathlon is this weekend — there are several different courses and race distances happening. It all begins at the Deep Creek Lake State Park tomorrow at 5pm.

A reminder: Lake Management reported that the boat ramp will be closed at the DCL State Park this weekend because of the Savageman race.

There is a Western Maryland Health System affiliated urgent care opening soon in McHenry. Our What’s New Around Town page has the details.

Several Negro Mountain Elevation signs have been removed from local roadways. The signs seem to be missing and the story behind the mountain name could be one of three stories.

We have an opportunity for a local sponsor for our webcam! We are working to get an updated camera system but I’ll publically say that if you sign up with us now, you’ll get 12 months’ sponsorship (once the new camera is live) for our current “vintage” price. Message us if you’re interested!