Hundreds of area residents took part in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Western Maryland on Saturday. Last year’s walk raised $85,000 for the cancer society and organizer’s hoped to top that total this year.
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Grantsville man wins suit to remove property from annexation plan
A River Road businessman who successfully sued the town of Grantsville will have his property removed from the town’s annexation plan.
On Feb. 7, Garrett County Circuit Court Judge James L. Sherbin ruled in favor of Rodney Youmans, who owns and operates Meshach Browning’s Cabins on the River at 315 River Road.
Garrett Sunday alcohol sales bill being considered
Bills that would allow voters to decide whether to expand Sunday on- and off-premises alcohol sales in Garrett County are being considered by the General Assembly.
PSC examining winter’s impact on customers’ utility bills
The tough winter has led Maryland Public Service Commission officials to take a close look at how utility companies will handle arrearages and payment options for consumers after this winter’s expensive heating costs.
CSO meeting creates more questions than answers
With numerous objections being voiced by David Wendt, supervisor of operations with the LaVale Sanitary Commission, a Wednesday meeting in Annapolis on Cumberland’s proposed $30 million combined sewer overflow project created more questions than answers.
Deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources received laboratory confirmation recently that a second white-tailed deer harvested in Maryland tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The adult female deer was bagged in Allegany County in December during firearm season.
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Maryland House rejects minimum wage indexing
The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday turned against Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to tie the minimum wage to inflation.
Westernport man torched own vehicle, fire officials say
The owner of a vehicle that was heavily damaged in an early-morning fire Feb. 28 in Westernport has been charged with deliberately setting fire to his 6-year-old vehicle.
W.Va. governor: Bigger teacher salary raise not realistic
Given the tough budget forecast, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin thinks a proposal to give teachers $6,000 in raises over three years is unrealistic.
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