City man wins scratch-off prize
CUMBERLAND — Dustin Twigg of Cumberland recently won $25,000 on a Maryland Lottery Cash Word scratch-off purchased at the Cumberland Martin’s.
The Maryland Lottery announced numerous Western Maryland winners since the beginning of the year after a Mount Airy lottery player won $26 million by matching all six numbers in the Mega Millions game. The ticket, sold at the Mount Airy Shell in Frederick County, was unclaimed as of Wednesday.
City traffic group meets today
CUMBERLAND — The City of Cumberland Traffic Group will meet today at 10 a.m. in the City Hall second-floor conference room.
Agenda items include pavement markings to show turn lanes on Frederick Street, a low-clearance sign on Greene Street, issues regarding the Montessori School traffic at Canal Place and a drug-free school zone, a truck pull-off on top of Haystack Mountain and red line curbs on Bedford Street Extended.
Questions can be directed to the Cumberland Engineering Department at 301-759-6600.
The next meeting is scheduled for March 21.
Garrett couple fined $8,000 by MDE
RED HOUSE — Ronald and Jeanine Sisler recently finalized an administrative settlement agreement with the Maryland Department of the Environment to resolve alleged sediment control and sediment pollution violations at the Green Things LLC garage facility near Red House.
The settlement requires that the Sislers pay $8,000 to the Clean Water Fund, according to the MDE.
City man wins scratch-off prize
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It’s high time for DelFest to fire up local economy
For the time being, I’m going to drop being a reporter covering DelFest for a moment and approach the community I grew up in and currently reside in from an opportunity perspective that shoots from the heart.
Raises for 911 workers for next 3 years
County emergency dispatchers will see increases in pay for the next three years under a contract signed by workers and Allegany County Thursday evening.
Some area pools set to open this weekend
The arrival of the Memorial Day weekend also means the unofficial start of the summer season — and a chance to go swimming at area pools.
City’s historic Gordon-Roberts House appoints new director
Sharon Nealis, who retired Friday after 18 years as executive director of The Gordon-Roberts House on Washington Street, believes the enthusiasm and youth of her replacement will benefit the popular historical attraction.
Oakland man, 32, charged in blaze at ex’s home
A joint investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of an Oakland man for allegedly setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s home last Sunday.
Two officer assaults prompt prison lockdown at Somerset
Serious assaults of two correctional officers in the last two weeks prompted a lockdown of the Somerset Correctional Institution for a second day Friday, according to Heidi Sroka, SCI public information officers and superintendent assistant.
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Inmate confesses to 1982 Morgan County homicide
A Berkeley Springs man serving a 321-year prison sentence following a 1993 crime rampage that included the rapes of two West Virginia women has confessed to strangling a Berkeley Springs woman in 1982 and putting her body in the Potomac River near Berkeley Springs, officials with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
Women charged in Meyersdale meth case
A methamphetamine dump found last week near Meyersdale has led state police to two women they accuse of helping to supply ingredients to the meth-makers.
Officials plan for Jamboree traffic
Transportation officials are making plans for the expected rush of traffic during the 10-day National Boy Scout Jamboree in July.
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