State regulators have given conditional approval to a proposed wind power project in far western Maryland.
Hunter Douglas says it’s adding 250 jobs at its window-blind factory in Cumberland.
Dozens of guests at a western Maryland hotel had to be relocated after a fire broke out inside the building.
A group seeking separate statehood for western Maryland is holding its first official town hall meeting in Cumberland.
The Garrett County Planning Commission is opposing a state plan to strengthen protection of land along the Youghiogheny River in far western Maryland.
Parts of Maryland are seeing some snow. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Garrett and Allegany Counties until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Two to four inches of snow are expected there, but the rest of Maryland will most likely see flurries, if anything at all.
The mountain dwellers of far western Maryland know a lot about snow, but a crippling blizzard spawned last year by Superstorm Sandy taught them a painful lesson in emergency preparedness.
In Western Maryland, it’s already starting to feel a little like winter.
The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office says two men and a 17-year-old boy shot at cats with blowgun darts in communities along Georges Creek south of Frostburg.
Hunters in far Western Maryland killed 41 black bears Monday, topping the previous record of 38 in a single day.
Maryland’s black bear season is opening with rule changes that could push the tally over 100 for the first time since a 51-year ban on bear hunting was lifted in 2004.
Two women are pleading guilty to being involved in an arson ring blamed for 40 fires in western Maryland.