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Police Log – 04/24/14

On April 23, 2014, Cumberland City Police served a criminal summons on Robert William Stevens, age 45 of Cumberland, Maryland.  The charges... Read Full Story

Allegany County Government
County Employee’s Paid Vacation Continues After Use Of Vulgar Language

Allegany County employee Kevin Shaffer is now in his fifth month of what essentially has turned into a lengthy paid vacation. Shaffer, a Lavale... Read Full Story

Garbage Picking Issue Raised At City Meeting

In 1988, the US Supreme Court ruled in the California v. Greenwood case that garbage is public domain.  Loosely translated, that means your... Read Full Story

Road Repair Project Causing Travel Problems

When two major road repair projects are taking place at the same time in the same general area- it can cause quite a traffic cluster during peak... Read Full Story

Doubts As To Whether “Fracking” Will Take Place In The State

Given the ongoing delays, Delegate Wendell Beitzel of Garrett County says he is beginning to have doubts as to whether hydraulic fracturing will... Read Full Story

Business Selling “Fake” Drugs Settle Allegations

– Charles and Traci Casey, the owners of Puff & Stuff stores in Cumberland and LaVale, Maryland, have agreed to forfeit $173,988.61, to... Read Full Story

City Passes Ordinance For Issuance And Sale Of Bonds

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council Tuesday approved the first reading of an ordinance allowing for the issuance and sale of bonds not to exceed... Read Full Story

Annual Legislative Wrap-Up Held

Nothing new was reported, but a thorough breakdown of the just completed 2014 Maryland General Assembly session was presented Tuesday morning... Read Full Story

Commissioners Briefed On Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program

Early last year the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) announced the Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program- and the Allegany County... Read Full Story

Maryland Suing BP For Stock Losses

Four years after the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the State of Maryland is suing BP for stock losses related to the spill. Maryland Attorney... Read Full Story

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