Tuesday September 25

Sep 25, 2018

Not a great day weather-wise yesterday. Today will be mostly showers and thunderstorms before 3pm; high near 68 and a low around 64.

The Garrett County Chamber is celebrating a local library media specialist at Northern Middle School with the Hometown Hero distinction during the 51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival. This year’s Hometown Hero is Ali Schilpp, who was named the 2018 National School Librarian of the Year by the School Library Journal. Congratulations Ali!

ali schilpp named as Garrett County home town hero

Mountain State Brewing Company is hosting Team Trivia this evening starting at 6:00pm.

Please come out and help celebrate all the great Deep Creek area enterprises (for-profit and non-profit) and experiences with us this afternoon from 4:30pm – 6:00pm.  We will be announcing the winners of the 2018 Deep Creek Times People’s Choice Challenge at the Transportation Museum in Oakland.  Sarah and I are really thrilled to be sharing the final results of the over 100,000 votes cast by locals, second home owners and visitors.  Join us for this casual reception to celebrate the 2018 People’s Choice Challenge nominees and winners.

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr. has petitioned the Circuit Court for Baltimore City for an immediate order to rehabilitate Paramount Insurance Company with the company’s consent. This means the company has entered into a type of receivership and I mention it because they have over 8,000 policyholders in the state of Maryland.

WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Teachers as well as accompanying videos. Maryland did well, ranking 9th overall.

Just heard that we were erroneously told that the date for National Drug Take Back day was October 17th. It is actually October 27th.

The Board of County Commissioners has announced the agenda for the next public meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, October 1st at 3:00pm.

Bill’s Marine Service is holding their annual Customer Appreciation Weekend October 13th and 14th, with refreshments from Noon – 5:00pm both days. Contact them at 301.387.5536 for more information and note they are open both days from 9:00am – 6:00pm both days.

The Fall Foliage in Garrett County is expected to peak around October 10th. Do you know why the leaves on our trees change color?  It may not be for the reason you think.

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