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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Aug 10, 2018 at 2:18pm
Brookfield Renewable announced on August 9th, 2018 that they will be undertaking multiple projects at the Deep Creek Dam, which will take place from mid-August and last into early/mid Fall.
Jun 21, 2018 at 9:30am
The Garrett County commissioners approved the new budget and tax rates during their public meeting Tuesday evening in Bloomington.
Jun 7, 2018 at 3:08pm
The Garrett County commissioners approved a resolution during their meeting Monday afternoon that could bring a new tenant to the McHenry Business Park.
May 10, 2018 at 1:46pm
The Garrett County Commissioners awarded a bid for a brick planter replacement project at the Garrett County Community Action building during their public meeting Monday afternoon.
Apr 30, 2018 at 2:40pm
A Community Visioning Workshop will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Garrett College Special Events Center (also known as the old gymnasium), 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Apr 19, 2018 at 10:23am
The Garrett County Commissioners awarded a bid Tuesday afternoon to a Pennsylvania company that will conduct a historic structure report on the Frederick A. Thayer III Courthouse in Oakland.
Apr 5, 2018 at 9:50am
The Garrett County commissioners approved a bid Monday afternoon for the long-awaited Glendale Road Realignment Project.
Mar 14, 2018 at 1:40pm
The Garrett County Sheriff Department will conduct pre-employment testing to hire for the positions of Deputy Sheriff and Correctional Officer on Saturday, March 24th.
Feb 23, 2018 at 12:22pm
Oakland bypass included on the 2018 priority list of projects that county officials plan to send to the Maryland Department of Transportation.
Feb 16, 2018 at 9:51am
Planned temporary water outage for Bloomington Water System rescheduled for February 20th.
Feb 15, 2018 at 9:51am
The Garrett County commissioners awarded a bid for two Facilities and Maintenance Department projects during their public meeting at the courthouse last week.
Jan 18, 2018 at 1:50pm
Accident area residents can now receive alerts to warn them of pending Texas Eastern “blowdowns” and other scheduled natural gas events.
Jan 3, 2018 at 1:23pm
Brookfield Renewable Director of Operations John McVaigh reminds those recreating near Deep Creek Lake to exercise caution, particularly around Deep Creek's hydroelectric facility and dam.
Dec 20, 2017 at 9:05am
The Garrett County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling announces that the 2018 Residential Refuse Permits are available now. The 2017 permits will expire on December 31, 2017.
Dec 18, 2017 at 3:47pm
The emergency phone number for the Department of Public Utilities will change effective January 1, 2018.