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Ag chief touts farm efforts in bay cleanup
Farmers have significantly reduced the flow of pollutants into the Chesapeake Bay, with new conservation practices keeping more than 15 million tons of sediment alone out of the estuary, a report released Thursday said.
Nativity scene in Hancock stirs discussion
Officials in the Western Maryland town of Hancock are disassociating themselves from a Nativity scene in a public park that has raised concerns from a First Amendment group.
- News Briefs - 12/06/2013
Commission seeks help from delegation
Allegany County commissioners on Wednesday offered their top legislative priorities for 2014 to members of the delegation that represents the county in the Maryland General Assembly.
Election year could limit major legislation
The 2014 election year could mean a dearth of meaningful legislation, although it could bring some minor good news for the business community, local legislators told members of the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce at a breakfast meeting Wednesday.
All wrapped up
Mary Catherine Kesner, left, passes off a finished gift to Sarah Sheltner of Ridgeley, W.Va., at the Tri-State Toys For Happiness gift-wrapping booth at the Country Club Mall in LaVale on Wednesday.
Catamount Children’s Center looking for a permanent building
Gina Spriggs, director of the Catamount Children’s Center, asked the Mineral County Board of Education on Tuesday if the center could move into the current pre-K/Head Start (St. Francis) building on West Piedmont Street once the students relocate.
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asked the District 1 legislative delegation Wednesday to make the funding of a $30 million repair to the city’s outdated storm and sewer system a top priority for 2014.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.
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