Feb 13, 2017

Study aims to keep Frostburg State grads employed locally

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University says a study has identified certain types of businesses that could keep graduates of the school employed locally. The next step is to lure those businesses to western Maryland. The school said Friday in a statement that the study was ordered by the city of Frostburg, with support from the […]

Aug 24, 2016

Baltimore-area laboratory company moving to Frostburg

CUMBERLAND — A laboratory startup business based in the Baltimore area is relocating to the western Maryland city of Frostburg. Allegany County Commissioner Bill Valentine told the Cumberland-Times News Tuesday that Advent Laboratories Inc. will move by October to the Allegany Business Center technology park at Frostburg State University. Advent CEO Kimberly Brown says the […]

Nov 21, 2014

Western Md. teacher charged in second sex case

A high school teacher in Frostburg faces allegations he had sexual contact with a second female student.

Derek Sheely
Feb 21, 2014

Suit advances over Frostburg fullback’s death

The family of a former Frostburg State University football player can proceed with their lawsuit over his death, which followed a head injury sustained during team practices.

Aug 30, 2013

Frostburg faulted for failing to bid out new building

FROSTBURG — The University System of Maryland and the state Office of Legislative Audits are asking the State Ethics Board to review Frostburg State University’s failure to seek competitive bids for a $2 million Sustainable Energy Research Facility that opened last year. The Cumberland Times-News reported Thursday on an audit that found the school chose […]

Apr 24, 2013

Public Service Commission to hear Fourmile wind farm proposal

The Maryland Public Service Commission is scheduled to hear a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg. The PSC is scheduled to hear the case Wednesday in Baltimore. Fourmile Wind Energy LLC is seeking to build the project on Fourmile Ridge and the western slope of Big Savage Mountain. The company has said […]

Apr 8, 2013

127 sign petition for Fourmile wind project in Western Md.

FROSTBURG — A petition for a proposed wind power farm near Frostburg has drawn 127 signatures in support of the project. Maryland Public Service Commission filings also show the commission has received nine letters in support and seven against the proposal, as well as 89 postcards in favor. Fourmile Wind Energy LLC is seeking to […]

Aug 15, 2012

Xerox adding 375 jobs at Frostburg call center

FROSTBURG — Xerox Corp. says it’s adding 375 jobs at its Frostburg call center. The Cumberland Times-News reported in its Wednesday edition that 135 of the positions will be permanent, year-round jobs. The rest will be temporary positions. Xerox spokesman Bill McKee says the permanent positions will have competitive wages and benefits. The center is […]

Aug 13, 2012

Growing a perfect Pinot in Allegany County

The movie “Sideways,” an indie smash in Summer 2005, marked the ascendance of Pinot Noir among American wine consumers and coincided with ...

Apr 16, 2012

Mount Savage getting more reliable clean water

MOUNT SAVAGE — About 450 people in western Maryland town of Mount Savage are getting more reliable drinking water. Maryland Congressman Roscoe Bartlett is among the dignitaries scheduled to attend a dedication ceremony Monday for the energy-efficient water distribution system. The project brings treated water from the city of Frostburg to Mount Savage, about five […]

Apr 11, 2012

Wind farm developers seek more time to start

Utility regulators questioned developers of a proposed Western Maryland wind farm for almost an hour Wednesday before holding off on whether to give them more time to start a project embroiled in a county zoning battle. Dan’s Mountain Windforce is asking the Public Service Commission to extend the March 12 deadline to begin construction until […]

Apr 10, 2012

Western Maryland citizens seek wind power restrictions

OAKLAND — Some western Maryland residents are urging the Garrett County commissioners to impose restrictions on a proposed wind farm near Frostburg. The Cumberland Times-News reports that 39 people have signed a petition to present to the board Tuesday. It asks the commissioners to impose setback provisions or other rules to protect families and homes […]

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