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Mar 20, 2020 at 4:12pm
The 2020 Census Event previously scheduled for April 1st, which was advertised on business cards and newspaper stickers, has been cancelled – but please participate in the census regardless.
Feb 14, 2020 at 11:25am
Beginning Monday, February 17th, US Rt 40 between US Rt 219 North and Interstate 68 Exit 24 (Lower New Germany Road) will be closed for the installation of bridge beams for the 219 expansion project.
Oct 11, 2019 at 10:06am
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners and Garrett College Board of Trustees have each ratified a MOU that paves the way for construction of a Community Education and Performing Arts Center.
Sep 27, 2019 at 9:14am
The MD Dept. of Transportation has begun its annual tour of 23 counties and Baltimore City to update local officials and the public on the state’s six-year capital plan.
Sep 18, 2019 at 3:04pm
Temporary road closings will occur on several Garrett County roadways from September 16th - 10th, 2019.
Sep 18, 2019 at 9:43am
Interested in a career in law enforcement? Stop by the Tri-State Law Enforcement Recruiting Fair to meet with police and corrections officers from MD, WV, and PA.
Aug 30, 2019 at 10:15am
The commissioners signed USDA documents to obtain a $376,000 loan for the Bloomington project and a $263,000 loan for the Friendsville tank.
Aug 26, 2019 at 9:14am
“I’m very pleased,” said Emergency Management Director John Frank about getting a team started. “It’s been a long time coming for Garrett County.”
Aug 16, 2019 at 2:39pm
Due to a large water leak that drained the Crellin water tank earlier today, residents served by the system are asked to boil water used for cooking and drinking purposes until Monday.
Jul 15, 2019 at 10:41am
Repair work on the 100-foot section of U.S. Route 50 east of Red House in Table Rock is expected to be completed on August 2, 2019.
Jul 2, 2019 at 9:52am
The closure on US 50 (George Washington Highway) between Mason School Road and Table Rock Road and detour is expected to remain in place until mid-late July.
May 15, 2019 at 3:52pm
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have announced that the Garrett County Airport will receive $6.63 million in federal funding for improvements and repairs.
May 2, 2019 at 1:59pm
The Garrett County Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants from May 6th through May 17th.
Feb 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
The Garrett County commissioners unanimously approved the county’s 2019 list of state transportation priorities during their public meeting Tuesday afternoon at the courthouse.
Feb 1, 2019 at 10:37am
Members of the recently formed Deep Creek Watershed Sign Committee have been busy preparing proposed changes to the watershed zoning ordinance.