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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Sep 11, 2023 at 1:14pm
The Garrett County Commissioners are pleased to announce the appointment of Samuel Grant, MS, NRP, MDPEMP, as the new Director of Emergency Management.
Sep 5, 2023 at 11:29am
There is a planned water outage scheduled for Kitzmiller water customers on Wednesday, September 6th from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Aug 29, 2023 at 2:19pm
Due to weather and supply chain delays, the Glendale Road reopening date has been adjusted. No reopening date has been set at this time.
Aug 14, 2023 at 3:21pm
A new beginner loop will expand access to a wider range of outdoor enthusiasts. Also, rock armoring and realignment of an existing trail will improve drainage and prevent erosion.
Aug 11, 2023 at 7:00am
Glendale Road is estimated to be reopened to traffic by September 1, 2023. Note, this schedule is subject to potential weather and equipment delays and updates at any time.
Jul 20, 2023 at 3:46pm
The Sheriff's Office, Fair Board, and Garrett County Government would like to remind all residents and visitors that cannabis consumption is prohibited at the Garrett County Fairgrounds.
Jul 20, 2023 at 12:29pm
Following the resignation of Dr. Matthew Paugh on June 1, 2023, The Board of Garrett County Commissioners have appointed Mr. Cody Brill to serve as on the Garrett County Board of Education.
Jul 15, 2023 at 8:09am
To review the Swallow Falls bridge replacement project.
Jul 12, 2023 at 8:57am
Garrett County Government has partnered with the Ruth Enlow Libraries of Garrett County to offer a free Chromebook to each income-qualifying Garrett County household.
Jul 10, 2023 at 6:01pm
Written and oral testimony will be accepted by Maryland Department of Natural Resources at the public hearing on July 10, 2023 and via email or U.S. mail.
Jul 10, 2023 at 5:35pm
Glendale Road will be closed to traffic in both directions from the Route 219 entrance to Zeddock Miller Road beginning June 14 through the first part of August.
Jun 15, 2023 at 2:27pm
2:27PM: Repairs and service restoration will be completed as soon as possible.
Jun 15, 2023 at 10:16am
We’re looking forward to our next meeting ... Taking our public meetings off-site and county-wide allows us to meet residents where they are, listen to their perspectives, and to work together.
Jun 6, 2023 at 1:49pm
Maryland Secretary of Agriculture, Kevin Atticks, visited Garrett County last week to show support for local farmers and help to showcase the crucial role of agriculture in the local economy.
Jun 5, 2023 at 11:39am
A public meeting was recently held to review the details of the Arrowhead Cove pilot dredging project. A link to the meeting recording can be found here.