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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