Storm Damage Closes Western Md. Potomac Bridge

Allegany County authorities say damage from a recent storm has closed a private toll bridge over the Potomac River between the western Maryland community of Oldtown and Green Spring, W.Va.


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Driver Saved After Rig Goes Off Wooden Span In Md.

A truck driver was pulled from the Potomac River after his tractor trailer toppled off a wooden bridge in Oldtown.


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Hearing Set For Rate Hike On Western Md. Bridge

The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving people a chance to speak up about a proposal to raise the cost of crossing the Potomac River at Oldtown.


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Proposal Would Triple Oldtown Toll Bridge Rates

The Maryland Public Service Commission is considering a proposed settlement that would triple the toll for most vehicles crossing a private bridge over the Potomac River at Oldtown.


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Western Md. Man Gets 8 Years For Manslaughter

A western Maryland man faces sentencing in a fatal shooting stemming from a property line dispute.


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Man Charged With Manslaughter In Western Md.

State police say an Oldtown man has been charged with manslaughter for allegedly shooting another man in a western Maryland property dispute.


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Oldtown Man Charged With Numerous Sex Offenses

Allegany County authorities have charged an Oldtown man with numerous sex offenses allegedly involving two teenage boys.


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Oldtown, Md. Store Going Strong After 60 Years

When Harry and Marie Shryock opened their store along state Route 51 more than six decades ago, it might have seemed to be just one more business situated along the long winding road between Cumberland and Paw Paw, W.Va. But for this community, that life-long venture has proven to be much more than a business.


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Man Charged With Raping 2 13-Year-Olds

Allegany County police have charged an Oldtown man with raping two 13-year-olds.