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Opposition arises over Fair Wind application
The Maryland Public Service Commission has received multiple emails in opposition to Fair Wind Power Partners LLC’s application to construct up to 15 wind turbines on Backbone Mountain.
Dem delegate switching to GOP for W.Va. Senate run
A Democrat in the House of Delegates said Monday he’s switching to the Republican Party and plans to seek a state Senate seat.
Winter storm could snarl holiday traffic
A major storm unfolding across the East Coast could cause nightmares for the millions of Thanksgiving holiday travelers, according to AccuWeather.
Canal Place audit finds few problems
Maryland’s Office of Legislative Audits published results last week from a review of the record-keeping practices and procedures for Canal Place, with the tourism center being cited for only three areas of concern.
Deer gun season under way in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Deer hunters are fanning out across West Virginia for the start of the two-week gun season.
The Division of Natural Resources estimates 330,000 hunters will participate starting Monday. The gun season runs through Dec. 7 and is open in all counties except Logan, Mingo, McDowell and Wyoming.
Diet alone can cause ‘significant’ exposure to arsenic
People should consider taking steps to limit the arsenic that gets into their bodies through the food they consume, a Dartmouth College professor says.
Romney may soon be aglow with street lamps of yesteryear
Street lamps reminiscent of those in a Thomas Kinkade painting will be lining Routes 50 and 28 in Romney in the near future if agreed to by the Romney Council.
Rally rejects fracking, gas export terminal
Speakers during the local stop in a statewide series of town hall meetings against a planned $3.8 billion gas export terminal in Cove Point said the project will bring further pressure to develop natural gas in Western Maryland. Speakers also said the planned natural gas terminal would move state policy away from a current emphasis on clean energy.
Mount Savage water project nearly finished
With the $8 million Mount Savage water project nearing completion, county officials are urging residents to prepare to connect to the system.
Two Garrett County men charged in meth case
Two Garrett County men were arrested recently following execution of four search warrants related to the alleged manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, according to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office.
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