Tuesday July 16

The weather today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 80 and a low around 68. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.

Thanks to Sean Dobich for sharing this early morning kayaking photo at Deep Creek Lake, MD:

Sean Dobich Kayaking at Deep Creek Lake, MD

The Summer Reading Club is today at the Accident branch from 11:00am-12:00pm. Ruth Enlow Library Director Thomas Vose will present lunar samples from NASA!

Are you or a loved one impacted by cancer? Join the Cancer Support Group tonight at Garrett Regional Medical Center.

The Garrett County Health Department participated in a two-year research project on the implementation of Play Streets events in rural communities, with researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Department of Public Health at Baylor University. Garrett County is featured in the Guide to Implementing Play Streets in Rural Communities.

We don’t usually see such serious criminal charges here on the mountaintop; here’s the latest from an incident this weekend: Garrett County resident Cody Andrew Upole was charged with attempted first and second-degree murder, first and second-degree rape and first and second-degree assault, following an incident in the area of Pine Drive, off Gorman road late Sunday. Upole was being held in the Garrett County Jail.

The third of four scheduled Deep Creek Lake hydrilla herbicide treatments has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 24. This date change is due to positive monitoring results. Treatment dates are always subject to change due to weather conditions.

The next meeting of the Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board is scheduled for 6 p.m. on July 29 at the Deep Creek Lake State Park Discovery Center, 898 State Park Road, Swanton, Maryland 21561.

Here’s a nice write-up of the Chautauqua “Then and Now” festival held recently in Mountain Lake Park.

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