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.
Authorities say two 17-year-old boys escaped from the Backbone Mountain Youth Center in Garrett County, but were captured within hours.
Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.
A judge is ordering a new trial for a man convicted of murdering a Garrett County sheriff’s deputy in 1979.
Maryland officials are concerned about a possible gypsy moth outbreak in parts of the state.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering land purchases that would add about 600 acres to state forests in Garrett County.
The victim of a fatal fire in Garrett County has been identified.
A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state.