Garrett County Government

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Sep 30 2014
Northern High School Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School

Sep 30, 2014 at 3:24pm

Northern Garrett High School was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School today by the U.S. Department of Education.

Parade Road Closings Announced for 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

Sep 30, 2014 at 9:59am

Several Oakland roads will be closed before and during the 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival Grand Feature parade, which begins at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11th.

Sep 26 2014
DNR Provides Update of Hydrilla Control Efforts at Deep Creek Lake

Sep 26, 2014 at 3:15pm

Sonar treatments of Hydrilla patches conducted over the summer have been deemed successful.

Sep 22 2014
Press Release - Department of Solid Waste & Recycling

Sep 22, 2014 at 12:35pm

Dave Baker, Manager, Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling would like to stress the importance of the rules for the use residential permits.

Online Access to Shale Gas Public Health Study Meeting Available

Sep 22, 2014 at 10:00am

Join the meeting online from your computer, tablet, or smartphone on September 25th.

Sep 11 2014
Office of Economic Development Releases Annual Report

Sep 11, 2014 at 10:58am

Great things are happening in Garrett County, and we are excited to share them with you!

Public Meeting Scheduled on Route 219 Expansion Project

Sep 11, 2014 at 10:08am

A public meeting on the U.S. Route 219 expansion project will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Grantsville Elementary School.

Shale Gas Public Health Study Meeting Set

Sep 11, 2014 at 9:57am

A public meeting to discuss the Final Report: Potential Public Health Impacts of Natural Gas Development and Production in the Marcellus Shale in Western Maryland is scheduled for September 25th.

Sep 5 2014
County Commissioners Announce Public Meeting Agenda

Sep 5, 2014 at 2:28pm

The Board of County Commissioners announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

Aug 29 2014
Scam Alert: Deputies Warn Against Recent Money Scam

Aug 29, 2014 at 12:37pm

The Garrett County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a new money scam involving Green Dot money cards.

Aug 23 2014
Proposed Water & Sewer Service Area Amendments - Property Listings

Aug 23, 2014 at 4:59pm

The Garrett County Department of Public Works - Utilities Division is proposing to amend all service area boundaries to match where existing water and sewer service lines are located.

Aug 20 2014
Winter Hours of Operation at the Garrett County Landfill Announced

Aug 20, 2014 at 11:24am

The Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling announces winter hours for the Garrett County Landfill.

Aug 15 2014
County Commissioners Announce Administrative Work Session

Aug 15, 2014 at 10:54am

The Board of County Commissioners has scheduled an administrative work session on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Heritage Area Mini-Grant Program Applications Now Available

Aug 15, 2014 at 10:16am

The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area's Mini Grant Program is now accepting applications. Take Advantage of this funding opportunity! Contact Dawn Hein at 301.387.4386.

Aug 6 2014
Garrett County's Most Beautiful Person 2014 - 3 more weeks to send in your nomination!!!

Aug 6, 2014 at 3:21pm

The 2014 Garrett County's Most Beautiful Person contest is now accepting nominations until August 29, 2014. This contest is based on volunteer service only.