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Aug 15, 2014

Oldtown bridge repairs start

(AP) The owner of a private toll bridge over the Potomac River says she’s rebuilding the structure between Western Maryland and West Virginia after it was damaged by a June flood. Lori Roberts told the Cumberland Times-News Thursday that work has begun on the Oldtown Toll Bridge linking Oldtown to Green Spring, West Virginia. She […]

Apr 17, 2014

Same old, same Old Town: Challenges familiar

The latest attempt to redevelop the Old Town Mall and the nearby Somerset Homes properties in East Baltimore faces significant challenges.

Jan 14, 2013

Hearing set for rate hike on western Md. bridge

OLDTOWN — The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving people a chance to speak up about a proposal to raise the cost of crossing the Potomac River at Oldtown. The agency is holding a public hearing Monday night in Oldtown on its proposed settlement with the owner of the private bridge. The toll for most […]

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 ...

Mar 16, 2011

Grocery store part of Oldtown’s fabric for 64 years

OLDTOWN — When Harry and Marie Shryock opened their store along state Route 51 more than six decades ago, it might have seemed to be just one more business situated along the long winding road between Cumberland and Paw Paw, W.Va. But for this community, that life-long venture has proven to be much more than […]

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