A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on a sharp curve in Oakland’s downtown business district Wednesday morning, prompting evacuation of about half the town, including 45 jail inmates, as a precaution, a county official said.
Authorities are releasing more information about a Frederick police officer charged with second-degree assault in Garrett County.
Maryland State Police have charged a Garrett County teacher with sexual abuse of a minor, child pornography and displaying obscene material to a minor.
Maryland State Police say a Christmas Eve snowstorm is making driving conditions hazardous in the Garrett County mountains.
The National Association of Counties is citing Garrett County as a model of economic recovery.
The Garrett County Commissioners are offering the county school system $2.2 million to avert the threatened closure of three elementary schools.
A consultant is suggesting that three elementary schools in Garrett County be closed to cut costs.
The Garrett County Planning Commission is opposing a state plan to strengthen protection of land along the Youghiogheny River in far western Maryland.
Exelon Corp. is seeking Maryland Public Service Commission approval to erect 12 to 15 wind turbines on Backbone Mountain in Garrett County about six miles south of Oakland.
In Western Maryland, it’s already starting to feel a little like winter.
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.
Garrett County officials say about 36,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a creek that flows into Deep Creek Lake.