OAKLAND — Throughout the pandemic, Garrett County government, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Commerce, has created several small business assistance grants. The grant programs are administered by Garrett County Department of Economic Development.
CUMBERLAND — Western Maryland’s craft beer industry has been skyrocketing in popularity over the past few years, not just for its wide variety of breweries, but also its summer events, such as the Western Maryland Craft Beverage Festival.
ABOARD THE MSC GRANDIOSA — Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown this Easter with travel restricted between regions and new quarantines imposed, but a few miles offshore, guests aboard the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship are shimmying to Latin music on deck and sipping cocktails by the pool.
MECOSTA, Mich. — For generations, Brian Sackett's family has farmed potatoes that are made into chips found on grocery shelves in much of the eastern U.S.
OAKLAND — Dr. Lynda Dougherty, a colorectal specialty surgeon at Garrett Regional Medical Center who owns and operates Deep Creek Colon and Rectal Surgery in Oakland, will be a co-moderator and speaker during a national webinar to be held at the end of April.
OAKLAND — Mountain Laurel Medical Center is celebrating 10 years of recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
WASHINGTON — Private organizations, colleges and universities, private sector firms, nonprofit organizations and state, local or governmental agencies across Pennsylvania and Maryland are eligible to apply for funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide training and counse…
DETROIT (AP) — It’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines have reported more than 500 cases involving unruly passengers since late December, and most started with passengers who refused to wear a face mask, federal officials said Wednesday.
CHICAGO — The NCAA Tournament and bars were made for each other, with fans of powerhouse teams like Gonzaga and longshots like Colgate pouring in to cheer their teams. Until last year, that is, when COVID-19 blew up everybody’s brackets.
FRANKFURT, Germany — German automaker BMW said Wednesday it intends to speed the rollout of new electric cars, vowing to bring battery-powered models to 50% of global sales by 2030. The company underlined the point by unveiling a new all-electric model three months ahead of plan.
SAN RAMON, Calif. — Google’s next internet-connected home device will test whether consumers trust the company enough to let it snoop on their sleep.
BALTIMORE — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released state jobs and unemployment data and, according to the preliminary numbers, Maryland gained 6,800 jobs in January and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.4% — the lowest level since the beginning of the …
OAKLAND — Dr. Donald Richter, former medical director at Mountain Laurel Medical Center, was presented the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his exemplary service and long-standing dedication to furthering the specialty of family medicine…
CUMBERLAND — Coldwell Banker Professional Real Estate Services recently honored two associates during a virtual awards ceremony at the local office on Centre Street.
This Week's Circulars
BALTIMORE — Sister Mary Ellen Dougherty, SSND of Baltimore, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Maria Health Center in Villa Assumptia, Baltimore. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Rosella Dougherty, and also by three brothers, Thomas, John and Joseph; and four sisters, Rosemary, Dor…
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- Homecoming canceled: COVID-related issue nixes Allegany, Fort Hill game
- Hampshire County animal rescue shut down, 102 dogs seized
- Country Club Mall under new ownership
- Man dies in Oakland mobile home fire
- Navy medic shoots 2 US sailors; is stopped, killed on base
- Lonaconing man charged in alleged parking lot assault
- Structure fires reported in Garrett, Mineral
- Cumberland woman arrested in alleged biting incident
- Two Cumberland residents jailed on grand jury indictment, warrants