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Oct 22

In last week’s Letters to the Editor, Carol Gnegy of Oakland was disparaging to Judy Carbone and her campaign for County Commissioner.  The writer seems to miss the point of citizen engagement as well
Sep 4, 2018

A Thriving Population Open House will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Garrett College Continuing Education Building Room 111, 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Th
Jul 3, 2018

The Sustainable Environment Open House will be focusing on matters relating to land use, water resources, sensitive areas, and energy while giving the public an opportunity to share in the planning p
Apr 30, 2018

What's a comprehensive plan? It's a framework to lay out a long-term vision and future development for the place you call home. A Visioning Workshop is scheduled to provide an opportunity for the pu
Nov 15, 2018

I would like to congratulate Commissioners Paul Edwards, Jim Hinebaugh and Larry Tichnell on being re-elected as our Garrett County Commissioners. I wish them well in their second, four-year term a
Aug 11, 2018

A Vibrant Economy Open House will be held on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Garrett College Continuing Education Building Room 111, 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The publi
May 30, 2018

Grantsville – The Greater Grantsville Business Association hosted a Candidate Forum Breakfast at Penn Alps Restaurant this morning. It provided an opportunity for candidates to share why they are runn
Apr 29, 2018

Governor Hogan is expected to sign a bill increasing the amounts of Highway User Revenue (HUR) that is distributed to local jurisdictions — Baltimore City, counties, and municipalities — to repair
Sep 21, 2018

The Garrett County Department of Economic Development and the Garrett County Development Corporation are teaming up to hold two 90-minute listening sessions to hear your questions, concerns, and ideas
Aug 7, 2018

I want to thank Kenny Braitman for his thoughtful letter in last week’s Republican . I offer some comments on a couple of important points he made in his letter. First, he stressed the critical role
May 3, 2018

The next Garrett County Commissioners meeting will come to order at 4:00PM on Monday, May 7 at the Courthouse. Agenda items include a Proclamation for Better Hearing & Speech Month, and a bid award fo


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