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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Jan 10, 2022 at 2:46pm, Board of Commissioners
The BOCC will not hold a Public Meeting on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 as previously announced. The next Public Meeting will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Jan 4, 2022 at 4:48pm, Communications Office
“Most of us will agree that we’re tired of talking about COVID but local organizations have been working tirelessly to assemble the most resources possible to combat this concern,” said Paul Edwards.
Jan 4, 2022 at 4:46pm, Communications Office
“Local organizations have been working tirelessly to assemble the most local, state, and federal resources possible to combat the the concerns of COVID."
Dec 27, 2021 at 3:25pm, Solid Waste and Recycling
Trees will be accepted for recycling during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, at the landfill location at 3118 Oakland Sang Run Road, Oakland, Maryland.
Dec 27, 2021 at 2:48pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Monday, January 3, 2022 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Dec 21, 2021 at 2:43pm, Communications Office
Trash and Recycling Locations Holliday Hours NOTE: collection sites are to be open Thursday, Dec 23 and Thursday, Dec 30 from 7am - 2pm.
Dec 16, 2021 at 10:34am, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, December 21, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Dec 3, 2021 at 2:53pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Brookfield Renewable will be performing line maintenance on Oakland Sang Run Road from December 6 to 17, 2021.
Dec 1, 2021 at 9:56am, Communications Office
On Monday, December 6, 2021, a sesquicentennial kick-off event will be held at the Garrett County Courthouse. This short program will include a proclamation and special guest speakers.
Nov 29, 2021 at 3:58pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the December 6, 2021 Agenda beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Nov 23, 2021 at 5:37pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department is partnering with the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County to provide At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits across the county.
Nov 23, 2021 at 3:02pm, Communications Office
COVID-19 booster vaccines are now available to all individuals 18 years of age and older who received their Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson&Johnson vaccine series.
Nov 17, 2021 at 2:23pm, Department of Planning & Land Management
Brookfield Hydroelectric facility has agreed to lower the Deep Creek Lake water levels near the lower end of the “Rule Band” for several month during this winter.
Nov 8, 2021 at 1:12pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, November 16, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Nov 8, 2021 at 9:28am, Communications Office
Garrett County County Public Schools (GCPS) in collaboration with the Garrett County Health Department (GCHD) are offering free COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children 5 -11 years old.