Tuesday May 8

The weather today will be partly sunny until about 3pm and then there is a chance of showers. A high near 66 and a low of 50 degrees.

There’s another Life After Forty-Five (L.A.F.F dinner this evening starting at 6:00pm, with location TBD. Contact Beth Colville at b.colville1974@gmail.com for more information.  The dinner is organized by Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church and is open to all.

There are some good programs for children and their parents today at the Oakland, Kitzmiller and Accident branches of the Ruth Enlow Library.

The search is over! The County Commissioners announced yesterday that Michael E. Hough has joined the County Government as the new Director of Economic Development. Formerly regional president at BB&T Bank, he will be relocating to Garrett County from Hagerstown.

Spring cleaning is really getting underway and that means increased loads of debris headed for the Garrett County Landfill. The county is reminding citizens that hauling debris to the landfill requires that your load be tarped to minimize the chance of litter or bulky items blowing off of your truck. There also fines for a lack of tarping.

Late spring is the prime birthing time for white-tailed deer and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone who encounters a fawn to avoid disturbing it. While young deer often appear to be orphaned, in most cases, the doe is nearby feeding and will return to care of her young.

Do you Seadoo? Be sure to check out our online classifieds.  We have a newly listed Seadoo watercraft and a 2000 Supra boat listed for sale (under “Boats”) just in time for the Summer.

The End-of-the-Line Bookstore in Oakland opens for the 2018 season on Wednesday, May 23, at 11:00 AM. Open hours are Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. All books have been donated and are sold for $1 or less. All proceeds go to support programs of AAUW-Garrett Branch and Girl Scouts #55004 for their programs that support empowerment and equity of women and girls.

Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack is seeking assistance from the public of a malicious destruction of property that occurred off of Chestnut Ridge Road in Grantsville the evening of May 5th.  Unknown suspect(s) keyed a pickup truck between the hours of 10:00pm on the 5th to 9:30am on the 6th.  If anyone has any information regarding this case, please contact the McHenry Barrack and speak to TFC. Whetzel at 301.387.1101.

Here’s an awesome rainbow we captured near Ace’s Run Restaurant:

When it rains, look for rainbows



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