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Repairs to city’s sewer system deemed top priority
City officials asked the District 1 legislative delegation Wednesday to make the funding of a $30 million repair to the city’s outdated storm and sewer system a top priority for 2014.
City offers $300,000 to purchase East Side School if demolition grant secured
An announcement was made Tuesday during the regular meeting of the mayor and City Council that the city is making an offer of $300,000 to purchase the former East Side School, located on Reynolds Street, if the city can secure a grant to demolish the structure.
Woman charged in alleged assault - 12/05
Alleged assault of a man Tuesday in the 500 block of North Mechanic Street led to the arrest of a city woman, Cumberland Police said.
Downtown Holiday Inn becomes Ramada Inn
For now, it’s just a name change. There’s a new Ramada Inn in downtown Cumberland, which is the former Holiday Inn on South George Street.
Craig Morgan, Uncle Kracker to headline 2014 Allegany County fair
Concerts have been booked for the 2014 Allegany County Fair with Craig Morgan to perform July 14 and Uncle Kracker on July 15. Both concerts are scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
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West Virginia ag commissioner to propose deer farm legislation
Deer farming would have a huge impact on the West Virginia economy, said Department of Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick.
Garrett school board to meet Tuesday
The Garrett County Board of Education will hear an Advisory and School Consolidation Committee update during its regular monthly meeting Dec. 10 in the Southern High School cafeteria.
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City man pleads guilty to killing Lisa Simmons
Stephen George Schleuniger is awaiting sentencing after he pleaded guilty Tuesday in Allegany County Circuit Court to the death of 43-year-old Lisa Ann Simmons at the couple’s Browning Street residence Sept. 5.
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