Westernport work continues
WESTERNPORT — Due to construction, Main Street, Oakview Drive and Philos Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning Monday.
Residents are advised to cross the Waverly Street Bridge in order to reach Riordan Road and Lincoln Drive.
Annual spring concert Tuesday
KEYSER, W.Va. — The Potomac State College-Community Concert Band will present its annual spring concert Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center auditorium.
The band, which is under the direction of D. Lynn Zeller, consists of 51 wind and percussion players who are both college students and community members. For more information, contact dlzeller @atlanticbb.net.
Westernport work continues
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