Tuesday October 19

Oct 19, 2021

The weather today will be sunny with a high near 61 and a low around 44. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Double Oak Farms has reduced pumpkin prices: from $.50 to $3.00. Finish up your fall decorating now and grab your carving pumpkins and support local farmers. ALL SELF SERVE – DAILY DAYLIGHT TO DARK Located at 3118 Bittinger Rd Swanton Md, 21561… across from Lees Corner Market.

Montgomery County’s reported 99.9% COVID vaccination rate highlights continuing disparities in Maryland, experts say (from the Baltimore Sun). Currently Garrett County is just below 60% of the eligible population with at least a partial vaccination.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that squirrel, rabbit, fall turkey, and other seasons are either underway or set to open in the coming weeks. These species offer generous seasons and bag limits and a chance to make some great memories this fall and winter.

Shoutout to Dot for keeping us updated on the progress of the bridge replacement at Sang Run. And, kudos to the Garrett County Roads employees for their hard work!

As part of CARES Act grant funding from the U. S. Department of Commerce Economic, Development Administration, the economic development departments of Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties would appreciate your responses to a brief survey regarding the impact the COVID-19 pandemic may have had on your business.

Children’s Story Time is today from 10:30 am – 11:00 am in Kitzmiller. This program is geared for children ages 3-5.

Young Readers’ Book Clubs is a book discussion group for children in grades 6 and up and will be held today from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm in Oakland.

The Group Bike Rides in Oakland continue at 5:30pm today.