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Garrett County

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Garrett County Emergency Ops Center Hits Hurdle

Garrett County’s emergency management chief says technical difficulties are delaying completion of a new command center 10 months after Superstorm Sandy exposed problems with the county’s emergency response.

09/05/2013

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Sewage Spill Prompts Deep Creek Lake Restrictions

Garrett County officials say about 36,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a creek that flows into Deep Creek Lake.

08/12/2013

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2 Captured After Escape From Juvenile Facility

Authorities say two 17-year-old boys escaped from the Backbone Mountain Youth Center in Garrett County, but were captured within hours.

08/07/2013

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Md. Puts Gas Drilling Proposals Out For Review

Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

06/27/2013

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New Trial Ordered In 1979 Slaying Of Md. Deputy

A judge is ordering a new trial for a man convicted of murdering a Garrett County sheriff’s deputy in 1979.

06/06/2013

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Concern Over Possible Gypsy Moth Outbreak In Md.

Maryland officials are concerned about a possible gypsy moth outbreak in parts of the state.

05/11/2013

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Land Purchases Would Expand Md. State Forests

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering land purchases that would add about 600 acres to state forests in Garrett County.

04/03/2013

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Garrett County Fatal Fire Victim Identified

The victim of a fatal fire in Garrett County has been identified.

01/28/2013

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Proposed Garrett Co. Wind Farm Lies In ‘Sensitive Area’

A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state.

01/23/2013

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Cheesemaker To Direct Economic Growth In Garrett County

The co-founder of an acclaimed cheesemaking business is the new economic development director of Garrett County.

12/27/2012

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Wisp Operators Look Forward To Snowy Winter

Snowfall delivers more than holiday cheer to Wisp Resort in Garrett County.

12/27/2012

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Freezing Rain & Sleet Expected In Northern Maryland Counties

Garrett County may experience freezing rain and sleet, and the State Highway Administration says it’s prepared.

12/24/2012

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