Tuesday June 19

Yesterday was another beautiful day at the lake. Today’s weather will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms likely with a high near 76 and a low around 63. Some rain could be heavy.

Join the Naturalist at 2:00pm today for a walk around the Discovery Center grounds observing the butterflies that use our native plants and learn the difference between native and non-native plants and their effects on our environment.

There’s a rabies clinic this evening at Bittinger Fire Hall from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. You can bring your animal to get vaccinated and they will also have dog and cat licenses available.

The good folks at Cindy’s Fund are hosting their Cancer Support Group for those with cancer or those supporting them this evening at 6:30pm in the Hospital Board Room. It is open to all.

Summer officially starts this week and so does HABco’s summer coworking hours! They’ll now be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays for anyone wanting to use the space to get some work done!

The Garrett County Courthouse was evacuated yesterday morning after a suspicious envelope containing a white powder and a handwritten note was found at about 10:30am. Later, Sherriff Rob Corley said the envelope was not hazardous.

From Town of Oakland: CSX will be closing the Railroad Crossing at Second Street, Monday, June 25 at 7am and it will remain closed through Wednesday, June 27th at 5pm to complete the railroad crossing/tracks repair and replacement.

Did you know that Frederick Douglas, Eleanor Roosevelt and Thurgood Marshall will be in Garrett County on July 5th – 7th?  They will be here courtesy of the Maryland Humanities Council as part of “Chautauqua 2018: Seeking Justice.”  Chautauqua, presented by GLAF at Garrett College, is always a great event and this year should be no exception.

wDCT.live was out in the field yesterday – it’s a hard job but someone has to do it! …..but, you could do it, too!


Anthony Istrico shared a few photos of his family having a blast on the water at Deep Creek Lake, too!