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Md. House to take up minimum wage increase
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — The Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to take up a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage.
No injuries in school bus accident
CRESAPTOWN — Allegany County Public Schools bus No. 63 was involved in a minor traffic accident on Route 220 en route to the Career Center at about 7:45 a.m.
City works on $36.3M budget for fiscal 2015
City officials have have begun work on developing a new 2015 fiscal year budget estimated at around $36.3 million. Officials hope to improve the city’s financial picture by switching health care providers in July and by considering yet another sewer rate increase.
Board of Education faces declining general fund
During a recent budget meeting of the Allegany County Board of Education, school officials revealed that they are projecting an 85 percent decline in the board’s general fund between 2012 and fiscal year 2016.
Marking period, report cards delayed
CUMBERLAND — The Allegany County Public School System will extend the end of the third marking period to April 4 as a result of lost instructional days due to inclement weather.
Somerset driver struck by train
SOMERSET, Pa. — A Somerset man suffered serious injuries Tuesday when he reportedly drove his vehicle onto a railroad crossing against activated warning lights and was struck by a CSX train in Somerset Township.
Garrett developers go to trial May 5
CUMBERLAND — Trial has been set for May 5 for two Garrett County developers who were indicted last month by a federal grand jury on charges related to a $3.7 million bank fraud conspiracy.
Bills to be heard in Annapolis this week
Delegate Wendell Beitzel shares list of bills to be heard in Annapolis this week:
Police offer reward in McDaniel College shooting incident
WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Police in Westminster are offering a $1,000 reward in a shooting incident at McDaniel College.
Senate passes bill to protect transgender population
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate passed legislation on Tuesday to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender.
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