Officials in far western Maryland are urging citizens to prepare for the first big snowstorm since Superstorm Sandy.
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.
Garrett County Sheriff Rob Corley says about 95 percent of state and county roads are open following snows from Superstorm Sandy.
Nearly four in 10 electricity customers in Maryland’s Garrett County remain without power after more than 30 inches of snow from Superstorm Sandy.
A different weather problem for people in Western Maryland– tons of snow.
Maryland State Police say the eastbound lanes of Interstate 68 in far western Maryland have reopened, but westbound lanes remain closed along a 40-mile stretch due to snow-related problems.
A move to regulate wind farms has stalled in far western Maryland.
The Garrett County school board has chosen a school administrator from neighboring Allegany County to serve as superintendent.
Garrett County officials are seeking the coal industry’s help in repairing road damage caused by heavy trucks.
Garrett County officials say a boost in the local hotel tax will help pay for the county’s recent acquisition of a manmade whitewater course in western Maryland.
A strengthening nor’easter is moving up the coast. For us, it’s bringing the soaking rain that we need. Trees, lawns, and flowers are just exploding with color as they drink it up.
Some western Maryland residents are urging the Garrett County commissioners to impose restrictions on a proposed wind farm near Frostburg.