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.
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Board of education justifies new high school
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Bond bills presented to Senate committee
With a month left in the General Assembly session, a balanced budget is ready to be submitted next week, Sen. George Edwards said Saturday.
Three area men among new West Virginia state troopers
Three area men were among the members of the 63rd Cadet Class of the West Virginia State Police that graduated Friday in a ceremony held at the West Virginia State University in Institute.
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Big turnout for local meeting on proposed hunting regulations
Sixty people attended a meeting at Mountain Ridge High School on Thursday evening to let the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service know what they thought about new hunting regulations being proposed for the next two years.
West Virginia highway crews planning ‘pothole blitz’ to address road damage
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Canal Quarters program recipient of historic preservation award
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