Allegany County

Fire Spreads From House To Nearby Woods In Allegany CountyFirefighters are battling a blaze that has spread from a home into the nearby brush and woods in Allegany County.
Medical Marijuana Grower Buys Land In Allegany CountyA company planning to grow medical marijuana has purchased land in Allegany County to cultivate the plant.
Paper Mill, U.S. At Odds Over How To Resolve Pollution CaseThe Justice Department and the former owner of a western Maryland paper mill are fighting over how to resolve an air-pollution case.
Md. Announces Rare Birth Of 5 Cubs To 1 Black BearThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it has documented the state's first known birth of five black bears in a single litter.
Feds Rule Md. County Out Of Running For Rural Health FundingU.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is asking the federal government to reconsider a decision making Allegany County ineligible for rural health care grants.
Western Md. Coalition Seeks Looser Gas Drilling RegulationsA coalition of western Maryland landowners, businesses and labor groups says the state's proposed rules for natural gas drilling go too far.
4 Deer Found With Chronic Brain Disease In Western Md. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says four more white-tailed deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in western Maryland.
U.S. Grant Aims To Boost Western Md. EconomyThe city of Frostburg is getting some federal funds to help create a roadmap for economic growth in western Maryland.
Western Md. Senator Seeks Change In Land FeesA western Maryland state senator is seeking a change in how the state compensates counties that contain large tracts of public land.
Official Failures Cited In Md. Case Of 9 Dead DogsThe private foundation responsible for Allegany County animal control is acknowledging it failed to respond to calls about abandoned pets in a home were nine dogs died.
Body Of Missing NIH Scientist Found Near Wrecked Car Police say the body of a Gaithersburg man missing since Aug. 21 apparently has been found in western Maryland.
Missing NIH Scientist Found Dead In Allegany CountyPolice have identified a man found dead in an abandoned vehicle Thursday afternoon as 54-year-old Martin John Rogers.
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