Garrett County Maryland
The Maryland Public Service Commission is hearing public comments on Exelon Corp.’s plan to place 12 to 15 wind turbines on Backbone Mountain in Garrett County about six miles south of Oakland.
A sentence of life without parole for a Garrett County killer has left the family of a second victim with mixed feelings about a decision by prosecutors not to pursue a conviction for her slaying, the woman’s grandmother said Monday.
Maryland State Police are reporting light, blowing snow in Garrett County as a winter storm moves in.
Garrett County officials are reviewing their response to Superstorm Sandy, which dumped 3 feet of heavy, wet snow, and caused catastrophic damage to the power system, closed roads and threatened communications networks.
Potomac Edison says about 3,200 homes and businesses in Garrett County are still without power a week after Superstorm Sandy dumped up to 2 1/2 feet of snow in the far western Maryland mountains.
A move to regulate wind farms has stalled in far western Maryland.
A $250,000 grant will help design and build a new hiking trail in Garrett County.
The interim superintendent of schools in Garrett County is recommending two elementary schools be closed due to a lack of state funding.
A study of natural reserves in western Maryland puts the prospective lifetime value at $5.9 billion to $49.1 billion.
Garrett County authorities are charging five people with conspiracy in the escape of a jail inmate.