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.
A group is calling for five western Maryland counties to secede and form their own state.
Maryland’s prison system–out of control. Correctional officers call for action after security leaders fail to warn them about a planned inmate attack.
State police say the eastbound lanes of Interstate 68 in far western Maryland are closed because of a vehicle fire and hazardous-materials spill.
A 20-year-old man led a group of acquaintances in setting about 40 fires and dared a state investigator to “catch me if you can” in a message he spray-painted on a car, the Maryland fire marshal said Tuesday.