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3 hrs ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

Escaped Juvenile Caught in Montgomery County

The juvenile who escaped from a youth work camp in Garrett County earlier this month and stole a vehicle and crashed it on I-70 has been caught.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Hagerstown, MD

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

Correction: Deep Creek Lake story

In a story July 28 about Deep Creek Lake, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, erroneously reported the deadline for public comment on a draft watershed management plan.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Baltimore News

More active oversight planned for Deep Creek Lake

A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Tornado Watch Issued For Garrett County

The National Weather Service has posted a Tornado Watch for Garrett County in western Maryland until 9 p.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Weather

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cumberland Times-News

Public can comment on boundary changes for Garrett County sanitary district

The Garrett County Commissioners voted recently to hold the public comment period for boundary changes for the county sanitary district open until Aug. 5 and to include a review session with Gorman Getty III, county attorney.


Related Topix: Friendsville, MD, Kitzmiller, MD, Mountain Lake Park, MD, Loch Lynn Heights, MD

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Retreating to Rural America

I have spent my life in the belly of the beast. For nearly forty years, I have lived in Montgomery County, Maryland, which borders Washington, DC on its north side.


Related Topix: Maryland, Montgomery County, MD, Hillsdale College

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Common Dreams

Chesapeake Climate Action Network: 24 People Arrested Blocking...

July 14 - Residents impacted by shale gas infrastructure and their supporters blocked the entrances to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission headquarters today in protest of the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas export facility and others proposed around the country.


Related Topix: Activism, National Mall, US National Parks, Environment, Science, Takoma Park, MD, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Washington Examiner

Thousands without power in DC metro area

As of 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting some 29,000 customers in Montgomery County without power.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Potomac, MD

WTOP-FM Washington

Police search for missing Silver Spring teen who stole car, crashed

Maryland State Police were searching for a teen boy who was reported missing from a state-run group home in Garrett County and is now believed to have committed several crimes while on the run.


Related Topix: Maryland, Hagerstown, MD

ABC2 Maryland

MSP looking for escaped juvenile, car thief

Maryland State Police say they're looking for a juvenile offender who escaped from a western Maryland work camp and is believed to have stolen a car in Allegany County and crashed it on Interstate 70 near Hagerstown.


Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sparkler Incident Injures 9-Year-Old: Maryland Fire Marshal

A 9-year-old was in critical condition after being burned by a sparkler on the Fourth of July, according to the Maryland fire marshal.


Related Topix: Fire, Anne Arundel County, MD, Hanover, MD

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County

A 9-year-old boy was badly burned over half of his body in Garrett County on the Fourth of July after a sparkler set fire to his shirt.


Related Topix: Fire, Swanton, MD

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Maryland health insurance sign-up success varied from county to county

The numbers were made public by exchange officials last week and count all sign-ups as of May 31. Overall, Maryland enrolled 72,207 people in these plans, a rate that was one of the lowest in the country.


Related Topix: Maryland, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Baltimore, MD, Wicomico County, MD