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Team brings Catoctin Aqueduct back to life

LANDER — Five years ago, the historic Catoctin Aqueduct was a pile of crumbling stones. Today, after a $4.5 million public-private effort, the aqueduct stands once again. It will be dedicated in an Oct. 15 ceremony. George Lewis, a local ...

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Red Cross consolidates Maryland operation to cut costs

HAGERSTOWN — The American Red Cross says it’s cutting 17 full-time staff positions across western, central and southern Maryland. The nonprofit organization said Thursday it must consolidate operations in the Chesapeake region to reduce costs. Spokesman Doug Lent says the ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 8/26/11: Cumberland’s Canal Place may expand

Cumberland’s Canal Place may expand (AP) Managers of a site featuring shops, restaurants and historical attractions in Cumberland are looking to expand the project’s reach. The public authority that runs the Canal Place Heritage Area is hiring a consultant to ...

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Judge won’t block Cumberland student transfers

CUMBERLAND — A judge in Cumberland has refused to block the transfer of 24 students from schools in Hancock to Cumberland. Allegany County Circuit Judge Gary Leasure denied their parents’ injunction request Tuesday afternoon. The case involves children from the ...

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Parents bound for court in Cumberland school dispute

CUMBERLAND — Just two days before classes begin, some parents in western Maryland are asking a court to block their children’s transfer from schools in Hancock to Cumberland. A hearing is scheduled for Monday afternoon in Allegany County Circuit Court. ...

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Sept. 11 bikers on I-70 in western Maryland

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland State Highway Administration says nearly 2,500 motorcyclists are making their way across western Maryland toward northern Virginia. The agency says the America’s 9/11 Ride entered eastbound Interstate 70 near Hancock about 10:15 a.m. Friday after taking ...

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Parents file lawsuit in Western Maryland school dispute

CUMBERLAND — Some parents in eastern Allegany County are suing the local school board to prevent their children from having to switch schools. The lawsuit filed Friday in Allegany County Circuit Court is the latest twist in a dispute over ...

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