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Md. county officials voting on Deep Creek Lake watershed plan (access required)

OAKLAND — The Garrett County Commissioners are considering a Deep Creek Lake watershed management plan that would restrict natural-gas drilling around Maryland’s largest freshwater lake. The vote is on the agenda for a meeting Monday afternoon. The watershed covers 41,000 ...

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Md. developer found competent for trial on bank fraud charges (access required)

A western Maryland developer has been found competent to stand trial on federal charges he bilked banks out of $3.7 million in fraudulent real-estate schemes. The order pertaining to Samuel VanSickle was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore ...

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Board considers lifting limits on Deep Creek small craft (access required)

An advisory panel is considering a request to lift restrictions on personal watercraft at Deep Creek Lake, the biggest vacation destination in western Maryland. The issue is on the agenda for Monday’s meeting in Oakland of the state-appointed Deep Creek ...

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6,000 gallons raw sewage leak into Deep Creek Lake (access required)

MCHENRY — Garrett County officials say a faulty valve caused 6,000 gallons of raw sewage to leak from a condominium complex into Deep Creek Lake in the unincorporated community of McHenry. The county’s public works agency said Wednesday the leak ...

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Federal grant to help Garrett County study fracking impact (access required)

WASHINGTON — The federal government is awarding funds to help a western Maryland county study the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the $37,500 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission ...

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Raw sewage spills into Deep Creek Lake

(AP) Garrett County officials said they were monitoring the water quality of Deep Creek Lake after up to 1,700 gallons of raw sewage leaked from a faulty pumping system at a lakeside home in McHenry. The Department of Public Works ...

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