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  1. Western Md. Senator Seeks Change In Land FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... of revenue. The state owns about 24 percent of the acreage in Allegany County and 22 percent of the land in Garrett County. Because those lands are exempt from property taxes, the state gives the counties 25 percent of the revenue earned from timber ...

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  2. Western Md. senator seeks change in Maryland land feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Baltimore News

    ... of revenue. The state owns about 24 percent of the acreage in Allegany County and 22 percent of the land in?Garrett County. Because those lands are exempt from property taxes, the state gives the counties 25 percent of the revenue earned from timber ...

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  3. Even in making their own snow, ski slopes relying on Mother NatureRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and Friday and no unseasonable warm-ups in the forecast, they plan to open this weekend. Wisp Resort in Garrett County is holding its official season opening Saturday, and while Whitetail Resort and other Pennsylvania resorts have opened ...

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  4. Fracking debate divides western Md. communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | ABC2 Maryland

    ... spot. Like many residents, Stutzman is part of a small community of residents, about 30,000, that live in Garrett County year round. "In our rebranding process, we found that people come here to relax and get off the grid," he said. "Fracking can ...

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  5. Garrett County, MD RFP for broadband networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | MuniWireless.com

    Garrett County, Maryland has issued a public tender for a broadband network. The deadline for responses is 13 January 2015 at 14:00 .

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  6. Tucker Foundation hosts receptionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Pine and Rev. Jeff Anderson, Helping Hand Food Pantry; Rob Masten, Tucker Valley Middle School; Lara Wilson, Garrett County Memorial Hospital; David Begg, Challenged Athletes of WV; Emily Wilson-Hauger, New Historic Thomas; Audrey Stefenson, ...

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  7. Garrett County Wants More Study On Impact Of FrackingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Big News Network.com

    ... on the local impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The Times-News of Cumberland reports that the Garrett County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to endorse the findings of a local advisory commission that has been studying the ...

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  8. Garrett County Wants More Study On Impact Of FrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | CBS Local

    ... on the local impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The Times-News of Cumberland reports that the Garrett County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to endorse the findings of a local advisory commission that has been studying the ...

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  9. Smuggling opportunities abounded for inmates at city jail, gang leader testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... anything illegal on any wiretapped calls or law enforcement surveillance. If Baltimore inmates were sent to Garrett County and Garrett County inmates were sent to Baltimore City, wouldn't be a lot of knowin' anyone from the hood. Great way to keep ...

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  10. 'Fracking' panel seeks comment on drilling safeguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... The 17-member panel appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley will meet at 3 p.m. simultaneously in Baltimore and in Garrett County, where most of the state's gas extraction would occur. In a draft report wrapping up three years of study, the commission ...

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  11. Md. County Wants More Study on Impact of FrackingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Garrett County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to endorse the findings of a local advisory commission that has been studying the issue. Garrett County holds most of the Marcellus shale gas reserves that could be tapped under regulations recommended by a state panel.

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  12. TheDC Investigates: Is WaPo's Wesley Lowery Black?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Daily Caller

    ... nickname is "Grasshoppa" who could easily pass for his twin. Oh, if only Lowery wasn't stopped by police in Garrett County, Maryland in mid-October, we wouldn't be so perplexed by his race. Over the weekend, GotNews ' Charles Johnson broke a story ...

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  13. Md. Grants $400K To Help Grantsville CheesemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | CBS Local

    ... the town of Grantsville renovate a former butcher shop for operation by High Country Creamery and Market. Garrett County already has one renowned cheesemaker, the Firefly Farms Creamery and Market in nearby Accident. That business specializes in ...

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  14. Saying 'Cheese' In One Maryland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development says it has approved a $400,000 conditional grant to help the town of Grantsville renovate a former butcher shop for operation by High Country Creamery and Market. Garrett County already has one renowned cheesemaker, the Firefly Farms Creamery and Market in nearby Accident.

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  15. Snow hampers holiday travel in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Baltimore News

    ... Thanksgiving. The National Weather Service says 7 inches of snow were reported near Mountain Lake Park in Garrett County. Other snowfall amounts included 3 inches in the Harford County community of Jarrettsville and 2.5 in Carroll County near ...

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  16. Fracking moves forwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    A week ago, a failed switch in a home along the shores of Deep Creek Lake caused 1,700 gallons of raw sewage to accidentally spill into the water, enough that health officials had to monitor local water quality and post warning signs nearby after the cleanup. The episode was uncommon, but it demonstrated how much the Garrett County resort area depends on pristine water not only at Deep Creek but at the wild and scenic Youghiogheny River, which is considered one of the Mid-Atlantic's best spots for kayaking.

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  17. Administration to Propose Md. Gas Drilling RegsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CBS Local

    CUMBERLAND, Md. - Outgoing Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday his administration will propose some of the nations' toughest regulations next month governing the extraction of natural gas from the Marcellus shale rock formation underlying parts of far western Maryland through the drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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  18. O'Malley says he is ready to allow 'fracking' in Western Maryland, with strict safeguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Washington Post

    Outgoing Gov. Martin O'Malley says he is ready to allow drilling for natural gas in Western Maryland, but only if energy companies adhere to what he described as the most restrictive public health and environmental safeguards in the country. O'Malley will propose regulations next month that draw upon the "best practices" of other states and nations where hydraulic fracturing , or "fracking," takes place, administration officials said.

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  19. Neighborhood Spotlight: Deep CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    Location: Garrett County, approximately 10 miles east of the West Virginia border and 20 miles south of the Mason-Dixon line. A view of the lake at Deep Creek during the warmer months.

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  20. Sewer main malfunction dumps overflow into Deep Creek LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    A Thursday morning sewage spill in McHenry dumped more than 1,700 gallons of overflow into Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County Department of Public works officials. The department's Utilities Division reported that around 10:17 a.m. officials received a call about a sewer leak at the 1400 block of Deep Creek Drive.

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