Baltimore’s famed Hollywood Diner will be staying in business after all — despite rumors it might be closing — and a state delegate from Garrett County is going to receive more than $400,000 from Maryland to preserve his farm. 1. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The state will pay a Western Maryland lawmaker $427,000 to preserve his Garrett County farm under a conservation deal that has drawn sharp criticism from a top state official. Del. Wendell R. Beitzel defended his participation in the ...Read More »
Redskins’ stadium turns to solar power A new solar installation at FedExField in Landover — the home of the Washington Redskins — has been completed by NRG, one of the largest solar power developers in the United States. The 8,000-panel ...
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Del. Wendell R. Beitzel, a Republican representing Garrett and Allegany counties, was granted a $427,000 conservation easement Wednesday by the Board of Public Works. The easement, part of the Rural Legacy Program, will keep Beitzel’s farm in Garrett County from ...
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Maryland officials say the earthquake was felt across the state, but no injuries or major damage are being reported. Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude quake, which was centered in Virginia, was felt from Garrett ...
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SWANTON — Constellation Energy Group is celebrating the startup of Maryland’s first commercial wind farm. The Baltimore-based company held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Tuesday for the 28-turbine project atop Backbone Mountain in Garrett County. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the project ...Read More »
Curator sought for state-owned home in Baltimore County The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house on July 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the historic Barrans House in Baltimore County. The home was built around ...Read More »
OAKLAND — The Garrett County sheriff says an inmate escaped from jail by kicking a hole through a wall. Sheriff Rob Corley explained on Friday how 31-year-old Alisa Shafer of Friendsville escaped Thursday afternoon. Deputies apprehended her that evening. Corley ...Read More »
MCHENRY — If you’re dreaming of a family vacation at Deep Creek Lake that you wouldn’t mind sharing with millions of television viewers, this story is for you. The sponsors of a PBS reality show called “Getting Away Together” say ...Read More »
OAKLAND — The Garrett County state’s attorney says a grand jury has indicted nine people on charges of conspiring in the January escape of a District of Columbia man from the county jail in Oakland. Lisa Thayer Welch said Monday ...Read More »