City man wins scratch-off prize
CUMBERLAND — Dustin Twigg of Cumberland recently won $25,000 on a Maryland Lottery Cash Word scratch-off purchased at the Cumberland Martin’s.
The Maryland Lottery announced numerous Western Maryland winners since the beginning of the year after a Mount Airy lottery player won $26 million by matching all six numbers in the Mega Millions game. The ticket, sold at the Mount Airy Shell in Frederick County, was unclaimed as of Wednesday.
City traffic group meets today
CUMBERLAND — The City of Cumberland Traffic Group will meet today at 10 a.m. in the City Hall second-floor conference room.
Agenda items include pavement markings to show turn lanes on Frederick Street, a low-clearance sign on Greene Street, issues regarding the Montessori School traffic at Canal Place and a drug-free school zone, a truck pull-off on top of Haystack Mountain and red line curbs on Bedford Street Extended.
Questions can be directed to the Cumberland Engineering Department at 301-759-6600.
The next meeting is scheduled for March 21.
Garrett couple fined $8,000 by MDE
RED HOUSE — Ronald and Jeanine Sisler recently finalized an administrative settlement agreement with the Maryland Department of the Environment to resolve alleged sediment control and sediment pollution violations at the Green Things LLC garage facility near Red House.
The settlement requires that the Sislers pay $8,000 to the Clean Water Fund, according to the MDE.
City man wins scratch-off prize
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MVA employees support Haley House
CUMBERLAND — Employees at the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration have been supporting Haley House, a local 8-year-old girl who is fighting brain cancer. She is the daughter of Jen and Buddy House and was first diagnosed in January 2013.
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With hopes of spicing up economy, Mineral officials courting hot sauce maker
Elected officials and Kevin Clark, executive director of the Mineral County Development Authority, are working to bring Huy Fong Foods, makers of Sriracha hot sauce, to Mineral County.
Frankfort Middle math teacher named county’s best
Angela Shanholtz, a mathematics teacher at Frankfort Middle School, has been selected as Mineral County’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.
Behavior fuels questions in Virginia killings
In his short time on the often-freewheeling Alexandria political scene, Charles Severance made an impression.
Delegation recaps General Assembly session
With this year’s Maryland General Assembly session recently concluding, members of the District 1 legislative delegation gave a review of the new $38.7 billion state budget and other accomplishments of the 2014 session.
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Three on list for Garrett judge
The Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Commission District 5 is scheduled to interview three candidates for consideration for the position of Garrett County Circuit Court judge.
Hotel evacuation forces senior prom relocation
High carbon monoxide readings at the Ramada Inn on George Street resulted in the evacuation of the first floor at midday Tuesday and caused a senior citizen prom to be moved elsewhere.
Address project for 911 begins in Fort Ashby
Work on the Mineral County 911 and addressing project has begun in Fort Ashby.
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