A tale of two Marylands: Western Maryland and the rest of the state. Fed up with high taxes and gun control, some people want to break away and go it alone.
Maryland State Police say a driver is dead after his car fishtailed into the path of a tractor-trailer on snow-covered Route 140 near Emmitsburg.
A state delegate from western Maryland says the state should give up control of the struggling Canal Place tourism development in downtown Cumberland.
Maryland State Police are asking drivers to stay off the roads in western Maryland because of icy conditions.
A state study of the possible public health effects of natural gas drilling in far western Maryland will be broad in scope but won’t recommend for or against hydraulic fracturing, the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Tuesday.
The natural gas bonanza that has enriched some Appalachian states has so far eluded western Maryland as market forces and a drawn-out state review of the drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have weakened the region’s appeal to the energy industry.
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.