Wednesday December 13


Little to no additional snow accumulation today; highs in the mid-20s. Wind gusts can reach up to 40mph and the wind chill can feel like -12 this morning.

The County is and has been under an extended snow emergency since 12:15pm yesterday.

Join the AAUW-Garrett Branch tonight for a program called “Cocktails and Convos”, where women meet to discuss topics of social relevance in a relaxed atmosphere. THIS IS NOT A MEETING! Rather, it is a place to talk with others about select topics of relevance to women today. Men are certainly welcome and encouraged to attend. The event will be hosted by HABco on Route 42 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.

The Wisp resort opens on Friday. Looks like they will have a nice base and good weather too.

Moonshadow in McHenry is having an ugly sweater party this evening from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Come wear that sweater or hat that everybody make fun of and drink some egg nog!

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday that applications for Community Resilience Grants are now being taken. Local communities and nonprofits are invited to apply for funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to prepare for coastal flooding, storms and runoff and to enhance community resiliency and sustainability through natural, nature-based and green infrastructure.

High schools in the state of Maryland earned a “B” Tuesday, for teaching personal finance. A number of states failed! Maryland’s grade was in “Is Your State Making the Grade?  The 2017 Report Card on State Efforts to Improve Financial Literacy in High Schools” a report issued yesterday by Champlain College in Vermont.

We have a number of small business owners that read the Deep Creek Times so this is for you to get you thinking. We have seen a lot of articles on the impact of the new tax bill on individuals but not a whole lot in the general press related to small businesses. This is just one source, but thought we would share.

Take a Hike! There are a number of local and state-wide First-Day Hikes planned for January 1st 2018, including at Deep Creek State Park, Herrington Manor and New Germany.